Turin also pronounced as Torino is the most important city and major cultural and business center situated towards the northern part of Italy. The city is situated on the banks of River Po. The entire western part of the city is covered with the Alpine arches. According to the recent survey the estimated urban population comes to around 1.7 million whereas the entire metropolitan area of Turin as declared by the OECD is approximately million. When I visited Torino I could find many Torino Activities and it turned out to be an excellent experience. Turin is also noted as the cradle of liberty of Italy since it was the birth place of many noted politicians and to those important people who contributed towards the development of Turin.
Among the entire of Europe Turin is the most important political center. Torino was the first capital of Italy in the year 1861. It was also the home for House of Savoy – the Italian royal family. The city of Torino also hosted the Winter Olympics in the year 2006. It is also called as the capital of Automobile in Italy. There are so many Activities to do in Torino that I felt that one has to spend long time in order to explore this beautiful place.
I could find many Recreational activities in Torino with the help of travel planner and found the people here to be very friendly. Most of the places were built by the royal rulers of Italy. The Alps surround entire Torino and hence it experiences cold climate and best for those tourists who love skiing. I found the sightseeing in Torino very exciting and got a chance to see the rich heritage of the city.
St. John’s cathedral – this cathedral was built in the fifteenth century. The well-known Shroud of Turin is built in the Chapel of this cathedral. It is believed by the people of Torino that Shroud was brought by the royal family.
St. Lawrence church – this is also nick named as San Lorenzo church located in the downtown area of Torino. Besides this you have the chance to watch the twin baroque known as Santa Cristina and San Carlo churches.
Chiesa Della Gran Madre di Dio – I could enjoy my Torino Activities when I visited the nineteenth century monument known as Chiesa Della Gran Madre di Dio. The monument got its name because it is built on the Holy Grail. The church of Chiesa Della Santa Maria Del Monte or the church of St. Maria is also built next to this monument and it is believed that this was built way back in the sixteenth century.
Food and drink – whenever I am used to go for a vacation then I definitely would look for good food and for the foodies there is good news; you can enjoy a plethora of dishes which has been dished out from various parts of the world. The unique specialty is the French cuisine.
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