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Italy in Photos

Photos of Italy taken on Walks in the Cities Towns & Villages of Italia

Welcome to Italy in Photos, a mesmerizing visual experience that unveils the hidden treasures of Turin : – Turin is a city that combines history, culture, and innovation in a unique way. It is the capital of the Piedmont region in northwestern Italy and was the first capital of the unified Italy from 1861 to 1865. Turin is located on the banks of the Po River, surrounded by the Alps and the hills of Superga and Moncalieri. It has a population of about 850,000 people, making it the fourth-largest city in Italy. Turin is known for its elegant baroque architecture, its royal palaces and gardens, its prestigious museums, and its gastronomic delights. It is also a city of art, science, and industry, with a strong tradition of innovation and creativity. Turin is home to the Fiat car company, the Juventus football club, the National Cinema Museum, and the Turin International Book Fair. It hosts many cultural events and festivals, such as the Turin Film Festival, the Terre Madre food and wine fair, and the Luci d’Artista light installations. Some of the must-see attractions in Turin include: – The Piazza Castello, the heart of the city, where you can admire the Palazzo Reale, the former residence of the Savoy kings, the Palazzo Madama, a medieval castle turned into a museum of ancient art, and the Teatro Regio, one of the most important opera houses in Italy. – The Mole Antonelliana, the symbol of Turin, a 167-meter-high tower that houses the National Cinema Museum, where you can explore the history and magic of cinema through interactive exhibits and screenings. – The Museo Egizio, the second-largest museum of Egyptian antiquities in the world, after the Cairo Museum, where you can see more than 30,000 artifacts, including mummies, sarcophagi, statues, and the Tomb of Kha and Merit. – The Museo Nazionale dell’Automobile, a fascinating museum that showcases the evolution of the car industry, from the first prototypes to the latest models, with more than 200 vehicles on display, including rare and vintage cars. – The Parco del Valentino, a beautiful park along the Po River, where you can enjoy a relaxing walk, a bike ride, or a boat trip, and visit the Borgo Medievale, a replica of a medieval village, and the Castello del Valentino, a 17th-century castle that hosts the Faculty of Architecture. – The Basilica di Superga, a stunning baroque church on a hill overlooking the city, where you can admire the tombs of the Savoy family and the panoramic views of Turin and the Alps. Turin is a city that will surprise and delight you with its charm, its culture, and its cuisine. Whether you are interested in history, art, or technology, you will find something to suit your taste and curiosity in Turin. It is a city that deserves to be discovered and appreciated, and that will leave you with unforgettable memories.

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Photo Gallery of  Walk 1 – Stazione Porta Nuova, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Galleria San Federico
Approximately 0.85 km – 0.53 miles

The walk starts in – Stazione Porta Nuova, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II – Giardino Sambuy, Piazza Carlo Felice – Piazza Carlo Felice – Via Roma – Piazza C.L.N. – Piazza San Carlo – Chiesa di Santa Cristina, Piazza San Carlo – Piazza San Carlo – Via Roma – Galleria San Federico

Photo Gallery of  Walk 2 – Via Antonio Bertola to Giardino Ducale
Approximately 1.11 km – 0.69 miles

The walk starts in – Via Antonio Bertola – Via Giovanni Battista Viotti – Via Monte di Pietà – Piazza Castello – Piazzetta Reale – Giardino Ducale

Photo Gallery of  Walk 3 – Via IV Marzo to Corso S. Maurizio
Approximately 2.06 km – 1.28 miles

The walk starts in –  Via IV Marzo – Piazza San Giovanni – Via XX Settembre – Piazza della Repubblica – Antica Tettoia dell’Orologio di Porta Palazzo, Piazza della Repubblica – Corso Regina Margherita – Rondò Rivella – Corso S. Maurizio – Via Denina – Corso S. Maurizio – Via Gioacchino Rossini – Corso S. Maurizio

Photo Gallery of  Walk 4  – Lungo Po Cadorna Luigi to Lungo Po Armando Diaz
Approximately 2.00 km – 1.24 miles

The walk starts in – Lungo Po Cadorna Luigi – Ponte Vittorio Emanuele I – Piazza Vittorio Veneto – Lungo Po Armando Diaz