Caffè San Carlo
Palazzo dell’Accademia delle Scienze
The immense Palazzo dell’Accademia delle Scienze houses two outstanding museums.
'The road through Memphis and Thebes passes through Turin' trumpeted French hieroglyphic decoder Jean-François Champollion in the early...
Temporary exhibitions are held in Palazzo Bricherasio . In its time, the gallery, in a 17th-century palace, has hosted surrealist Dali...
This chandelier-lit showpiece opened in 1903. A brass plaque of the city's emblem, a bull (Torino in Italian means 'little bull'), is...
Restaurant del Cambio
Crimson velvet, glittering chandeliers, baroque mirrors and a timeless air greet you at this grande dame of the Turin dining scene,...
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Lonely Planet review
Perhaps the most gilded of the gilded, this glittery cafe dates from 1822. You'll get neckache admiring the weighty chandelier and heartache contemplating your bill (a hefty €4.50 for a cappuccino).