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Via Montebello 20, 10124 Turin, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 April 2012

this can be considered as the real symbol of turin. amazing structure in the center of the city and visible everywhere in town

4  Thank born2travelit
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 September 2014

In the daytime you will wait in line more than 1 hour. The ticket office closes 1 hour before elevator stops although the visit never lasts more then 20 minutes. When I came 35 minutes before elevator's closure, they didn't let me in. I even...More

5  Thank dekomo
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a quick walk round from the outside when over for the football. This looks very impressive from the outside wish I’d had time to inside & have a look at view from the top.

Thank Graeme D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very unusual building that hosts the Cinema Museum. It is well known for it's glass elevator that takes you up 85m in one go. The view is over the city is amazing but you would need a clear day to really enjoy the panorama. You...More

Thank nathaliel537
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dropped by on a Wednesday lunchtime and waited in the queue for about half an hour to get to the lift. As you will have seen elsewhere, there us only one lift which they cram 8/10 visitors into at a time so it is...More

Thank Flynn59
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was amazed by the kind of elevator, I thought there is no way going up to the top because looking from below there was no passageway to reach the view deck, so wonderful!!! Something new to me...

Thank Dannilo V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Turin's most famous landmark is a must. Take the hair-raising elevator to the viewing platform. As you ascend, you will notice that it is "free-standing" and not enclosed in any sort of cage, which gives the experience a certain frisson... Then spend at least several...More

Thank NickBerry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not worth it. Italian cinema is okay to learn about and the views are good from the top, but not worth 12 euros.

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This 19th century building was designed as a synagogue, but disagreements between the architect and the Jewish community led to the project's abandonment at an advanced stage of construction. a decade or so later, the city took over and a modified version was completed around...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 4 October 2018

A massive old building with a lot of character. I would really recommend it for something to do while you are there.

Thank sebastian h
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We only bought the ticket for the lift, we werent interested in the cinema museum, but the ride in the lift which goes through the centre of the building is quite special. Once at the top you get good views to take pics of the...More

Thank Gloria M
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Nothing more to add. Took Picture and moved on. Unless your interested in Italian movie history..........

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Response from Hans20121006 | Reviewed this property |
The panoramic lift can only hold 10 or 11 people, and it takes more than 5 minutes, before the elevator picks ups the next group. There is only 1 lift. Note on the website: "the time printed on the ticket is the time... More