Turin - Torino

Mar 06, 2019 382

BY: Paolo

The enlightenment writer Montesquieu once dubbed Turin as “the finest village in the world” thanks to a modern city plan begun in the 17th century. While many Italian cities can be a warren of twisting side streets, Turin boasts wide avenues with arcades, large squares and plenty of palazzi.

To get a bird’s eye view of the city take a glass elevator ride to the top of La Mole Antonelliana, which is sort of like the Italian Eiffel Tower. This edifice was originally designed to be a Synagogue, but today is known for a great view of Torino as well as housing the museum of cinema.

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SOURCE: https://www.lifeinitaly.com/

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