Turin is a major city in northern Italy. It is Italy’s second largest industrial city, a hub for the automobile industry such as Fiat, and the center of the Italian economy. Turin is known as the venue for the 2006 Olympic Games and is a very famous city. In addition, the soccer team Juventus FC is based in Turin and is played by many well-known players. The city is home to many historic buildings such as palaces and castles, and was registered as a World Heritage Site in 1997 as the “Royal Palaces of the Savoia Royal House”.
- Sightseeing spot 1 : Egyptian Museum of Turin
- Sightseeing spot 2 : Royal Palace of Turin
- Sightseeing spot 3 : Madama Palace
- Sightseeing spot 4 : Mole Antonelliana
- Sightseeing spot 5 : Consolata Cathedral
- Sightseeing spot 6 : Royal Palace of Venaria
- Sightseeing spot 7 : Juventus Stadium
- Sightseeing spot 8 : Basilica of Superga
- Sightseeing spot 9 : National Automobile Museum
- Sightseeing spot 10 : Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino
Turin is a town located in the northern part of Italy.
Turin had many buildings during the Roman Empire. The streets of Turin are like a grid, a remnant of the Roman Empire. The French aristocratic House of Savoy set up a castle in the Middle Ages, and in 1560 the Savoia family relocated to Turin, making it the capital of the aristocratic kingdom. In modern times, the capital of the Kingdom of Sardinia was located.
Turin belongs to a warm and humid climate. Temperatures range from -3 ° C to 28 ° C throughout the year.
Italian is used in Italy.
Turin is said to be a city with less pickpockets and snatches than Milan and Rome, so you can spend your time relatively safely.
The Italian people are the majority in Italy. Others are Celtic, Germanic, and French.
Turin has a well-known car maker, Fiat. It is also the center of the aviation industry, and the industry is very active. Soccer and tourism are also flourishing.
Most people in Italy are Christians. Others are non-religious.
Euro is used in Italy.
Sightseeing spot 1 : Egyptian Museum of Turin
The Cairo Museum in Egypt houses the next largest collection of Egyptian art. Currently, about 6500 items are on display, and 26000 items are stored in the collection.
Sightseeing spot 2 : Royal Palace of Turin
It is a magnificent royal palace facing the vast Castello Square, and is the residence where the owner of the Savoia royal family lived for generations. The Royal Palace of Turin and Madama Palace face the Castello Square.
Sightseeing spot 3 : Madama Palace
The residence of Marie-Christine. Today, it is a museum that exhibits arts and crafts and furniture furnishings from the medieval Piedmont region, and has been registered as a World Heritage Site (cultural heritage).
Sightseeing spot 4 : Mole Antonelliana
One of Turin’s iconic buildings. It has the National Film Museum inside and is said to be the tallest museum in the world. Named after the architect Alessandro Antonelli.
Sightseeing spot 5 : Consolata Cathedral
The Consolata Cathedral was built in the 19th century. In a luxurious Baroque style, the central cupola is also adorned with gold decorations and frescoes.
Sightseeing spot 6 : Royal Palace of Venaria
The Venaria Reale Palace, built in 1659. It is a place where you can feel the glory of the Savoia family. Exhibitions are also held at this place from time to time.
Sightseeing spot 7 : Juventus Stadium
Juventus FC’s home stadium, which belongs to Serie A, is Italy’s first club-owned original stadium. The distance to the stand is very close and soccer fans will enjoy it very much.
Sightseeing spot 8 : Basilica of Superga
Built in 1717, the Basilica of Superga rises to the top of the mountain to watch over the city of Turin. Currently, a monument is being built to commemorate the victims.
Sightseeing spot 9 : National Automobile Museum
A full-scale Italian automobile museum in Turin, known as the base of Fiat’s leading automobile industry. Learn about car design and history on the groundbreaking display.
Sightseeing spot 10 : Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino
It is the home stadium of Torino FC, a soccer team belonging to Serie A. Many soccer fans gather on weekends.
Turin has plenty of accommodation. Torino Airport is the closest. Tickets and accommodations can be booked from the link below. It also supports other languages.