Torino Passeggiata del Re

Torino Passeggiata del Re

The King of the Savoy dynasty mingled with the Turin during the Sunday promenade: they thought Torino as the "living room" where you can move at ease, comfortably, in the midst of the things you love, the shelter also from any bad weather, when they have an unbroken series of large and airy porches.
Our route starts from the Porta Nuova train station, built on the site of the wooden gate was erected in 1620 by Charles Emmanuel I of one of the arteries longest of Turin, Corso already called at the time of the King, from here we head towards Piazzetta CLN, to admire the two large marble fountains depicting the Po and the Dora, and we take Via Lagrange Palace where he resides Bricklehampton who built the majestic baroque lines in the first half of the seventeenth century, became a distinguished coterie of artists, now the headquarters of important exhibitions. Continuing we arrive in Piazza San Carlo where stand two churches in parallel to each other, on the left the church of Santa Cristina on the right side of the church San Carlo. You will then arrive in Via Academy of Sciences where one can visit the Egyptian Museum, considered one of the great Egyptian museums in the world, the Savoy Gallery, owes its name to the Princes of the House of Savoy, which they set up in part with the art treasures collected for their homes and Palazzo Carignano built by the will of Emanuele Filiberto Amadeo di Carignano is one of the most beautiful and impressive buildings of the seventeenth century Italian. Nearby Piazza Castello still considered the center of the city, witness the development of Torino from Roman times to the Renaissance; in the plaza are the buildings, monuments, the most famous of the city, including the Galleria Subalpina. Built in 1873 by Pietro Carrera conceived as the bazaar, bringing together in a aclettismo typical of the era, different materials, such as iron, glass and concrete in a heterogeneous, which incorporates and transforms elements of baroque and classical.
Last stop Piazza Vittorio Veneto, which has a nice look spectacular, with the evocative image of the bridge in the background the Great Mother of God, surrounded by the hills from which emerge the Monte dei Cappuccini and the Villa della Regina.