Caffè San Carlo
Chiesa di San Carlo
One of the twin churches on Piazza San Carlo, this Baroque beauty was dedicated to San Carlo Borromeo by Carlo Emanuele I in 1619,...
Palazzo dell’Accademia delle Scienze
The immense Palazzo dell’Accademia delle Scienze houses two outstanding museums.
Chiesa di Santa Cristina
This ornate marble and granite fronted church is one of the twin churches on Palazzo San Carlo and dates to 1639.
This chandelier-lit showpiece opened in 1903. A brass plaque of the city's emblem, a bull (Torino in Italian means 'little bull'), is...
Perfect for a casual lunch or dinner, this mini-Eataly has shaded tables on the lovely pedestrian stretch of Lagrange. Food is fresh,...
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Caffè San Carlo information
Perhaps the most gilded of the gilded, this glittery cafe dates from 1822. You'll get neckache admiring the weighty chandelier and pay for the privledge (€4 and upwards for coffee), but the service is the most genial of the old-school cafe clique.