The Vittorio Emanuele Bridge and the Gran Madre Church in Turin
Piazza Castello in Turin
Street view with an old green tram in the historic city center of Turin
The Mole Antonelliana, a major landmark building in Turin
Turin is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy, capital of the Piedmont region.
The city is located mainly on the western bank of the Po River, in front of Susa Valley and surrounded by the western Alpine arch and by the Superga Hill.
In 1997 a part of the historical center of Torino was inscribed in the World Heritage List under the name Residences of the Royal House of Savoy.
The city has a rich culture and history, and is known for its numerous art galleries, restaurants, churches, palaces, opera houses, piazzas, parks, gardens, theatres, libraries, museums and other venues. Turin is well known for its renaissance, baroque, rococo, neo-classical, and art nouveau architecture.