TRAVEL GUIDE TURIN, ITALY | mumble in the jungle



This ancient Italian city struck by the diversity of tourist routes, cultural programs and art historical monuments. Each of its streets and squares certainly keep a lot of fascinating stories, mysteries and surprises. The journey to Turin will become an adventure, because every day is unique and interesting.

One of the best examples of Baroque architecture is the Basilica of Superga, which was built in the early eighteenth century. For years, she served as a mausoleum for members of the royal family; it is linked with many tragic stories. Another magnificent religious curiosity is the Cathedral, which was opened in 1498. The building was built in the best traditions of the Renaissance; it houses one of the most revered Christian shrines – the Shroud of Turin. Speaking of old buildings, note the Royal Palace, which was built in the XVII – XIX centuries. The interiors of many rooms have remained until modern times; the Chinese Room is considered the most beautiful room. One of the rooms has been turned into a museum, where one can see the collection of medieval weapons.


In the palace called Palazzo Cavour was opened a hotel, which is considered the most remarkable and extraordinary. It’s a real old castle; the rooms are equipped with the latest technology. The symbol of the city is the Mole Antonelliana tower, whose height is 160 meters. For visitors there is a viewing platform, which offers a beautiful view of the city and its surroundings. In Turin there are some museums, you should visit the Egyptian Museum, the Museum of Italian unification, the National Cinema Museum, the Automobile Museum and the Museum of puppets.