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Turin;Torino;Turijn = whatever; it's GREAT !!!

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To assist in making Turin ,affordable to those of us who are not well heeled and like to get value for our bucks, while still seeing the "sights" and experiencing how the locals go about their everyday activities; do they do the same things as us back home ? of course they do, but they do it in an Italian way; and being part of this is what travelling is all about, I reckon ? But remember, you will not accomplish this in a day or two; give Turin what it deserves; a week if you have the time; but certainly no less than 3 days. Remember, that it is far better to see several places properly, than to run around a country spending 5 minutes in each place.

Good for
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Foodie
  • Thrifty Traveller
  • Like a Local

14 Places

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14 Places

Day 1

Mercato di Porta Palazzo

Flea & Street Markets, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Farmers Markets

Via Po

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Via Roma

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Palazzo Reale

Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites

Piazza San Carlo

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Via Garibaldi

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Day 2

Piazza Vittorio Veneto

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Mole Antonelliana

Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Chiesa di San Filippo Neri

Churches & Cathedrals

Palazzo di Citta

Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Ponte Vittorio Emanuele I

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Day 3

Borgo Medievale

History Museums

Piazza Castello

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Torino Porta Nuova

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Badbones's City Tips

  • Arrive by train; station is right "downtown" so pickup maps etc as soon as you arrive. Walk down Lagrange towards the action.
    Day 1
  • Mercato di Porta Palazzo
    Flea & Street Markets, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Farmers Markets
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    Badbones Says:

    Perhaps the largest market in Europe and very ethnic and fascinating; good food prices.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Have a coffee or vino down here ; about half the price of up the road.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #47 of 425 things to do in Turin
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Fab for food...ONLY for food. 05/10/2018
    • Mercato di Porta Palazzo 28/08/2018
    • Mercato di Porta Palazzo
    Address:
    Piazza della Repubblica
    59100 Turin
    Italy
  • Via Po
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Badbones Says:

    Fascinating porticoed street with cheaper prices on everything.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Eat and drink here where the average person does.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #38 of 425 things to do in Turin
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Nice local shopping 16/10/2018
    • A major commercial street in central Torino 11/10/2018
    • Via Po
    Address:
    Via Po
    Turin
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 391 436 9769
    Other:
  • Via Roma
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Badbones Says:

    Beautiful street to admire but not to linger , as prices are exorbitant

    Good for
    • Must See
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #33 of 425 things to do in Turin
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Lovely arches 15/11/2018
    • Fantastico! 17/10/2018
    • Via Roma
    Address:
    Via Roma
    Turin
    Italy
  • Palazzo Reale
    Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites
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    Badbones Says:

    Huge and interesting , so allow lots of time to explore

    Good for
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #20 of 425 things to do in Turin
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Palacio Real in the Centre 11/11/2018
    • Impressive history told and framed by splendid art throughout the centuries 08/11/2018
    • Palazzo Reale
    Address:
    Piazzetta Reale 1
    Piazza Castello
    10122 Turin
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 011 521 1106
    Hours:
    Tue - Sun
    08:30 - 19:30
    Other:
  • Piazza San Carlo
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Badbones Says:

    An architectural gem; BUT the cafes, bars and shops around here are only for posers.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • It is in the centre and you will probably need to traverse it several times a day during your stay.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #12 of 425 things to do in Turin
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Very special place to visit 13/11/2018
    • I love Piazza San Carlo with it's magnificence 31/10/2018
    • Piazza San Carlo
    Address:
    Piazza San carlo
    10121 Turin
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 011 813 8511
    Other:
  • Via Garibaldi
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Badbones Says:

    One of the many portocoed pedestrianised streets to wander around. Once again a place to avoid buying anything as is pricey .

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Trendsetter
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #45 of 425 things to do in Turin
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • People watchingboaradise 09/10/2018
    • History and Shopping Combined! 26/06/2018
    • Via Garibaldi
    Address:
    Via Garibaldi
    Turin
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 011 549968
    Other:
  • Day 2
  • Piazza Vittorio Veneto
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Badbones Says:

    Another massive square to wander around, and lots of young couples sit in the few seats there.

    Good for
    • Must See
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #23 of 425 things to do in Turin
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Could do so much more 15/11/2018
    • Expansion of the via Po, before reaching the river Po. 11/10/2018
    • Piazza Vittorio Veneto
    Other:
  • Mole Antonelliana
    Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Badbones Says:

    A fascinating edifice and highly unusual. Great place for a student lunch or coffee or vino. Reasonable prices for what it is inside; have a look.

    Good for
    • Must See
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #21 of 425 things to do in Turin
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Impressive looking building 14/11/2018
    • Great building with great view 11/11/2018
    • Mole Antonelliana
    Address:
    Via Montebello 20
    10124 Turin
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 011 813 8511
    Other:
  • Chiesa di San Filippo Neri
    Churches & Cathedrals
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    Badbones Says:

    One of a squillion interesting churches here. This one is very different inside.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #53 of 425 things to do in Turin
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Huge church 31/07/2018
    • ENORMOUS CHURCH 18/03/2018
    • Chiesa di San Filippo Neri
    Address:
    Via Maria Vittoria 5
    10123 Turin
    Italy
    Other:
  • Palazzo di Citta
    Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Badbones Says:

    Great to wander around and is covered , and there was a branch of the tourist office here..

    Good for
    • Trendsetter
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #77 of 425 things to do in Turin
    • Look carefully at this square and see something unique...... 05/07/2014
    • La mente di Torino 01/10/2018
    • Palazzo di Citta
    Address:
    Piazza Palazzo di Citta' 1
    10122 Turin
    Italy
  • Ponte Vittorio Emanuele I
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Badbones Says:

    A plain bridge , but it is the locality that matters.

    Good for
    • Must See
    Tips
    • Student prices around this area.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #70 of 425 things to do in Turin
    • Great bridge to see the river 07/11/2017
    • ..a stone bridge that connects paizza Vittorio to the "Collina" 29/10/2017
    • Ponte Vittorio Emanuele I
    Address:
    Lungo Po Luigi Cadorna - Corso Moncalieri
    Turin
    Italy
  • Day 3
  • Borgo Medievale
    History Museums
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    Badbones Says:

    Medieval it sure is, and it would benefit if you read up on it's history before visiting.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • History Buff
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #43 of 425 things to do in Turin
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Pretty 29/09/2018
    • A lovely thing to do 23/09/2018
    • Borgo Medievale
    Address:
    Viale Virgilio 107
    Parco del Valentino
    10126 Turin
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 011 443 1701
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 19:00
    Other:
  • Piazza Castello
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Badbones Says:

    Very ancient and lovely to observe from the outside as well as inside.

    Good for
    • Must See
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #13 of 425 things to do in Turin
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Nice Place 12/11/2018
    • Pretty place 25/10/2018
    • Piazza Castello
    Address:
    Piazza Castello
    10123 Turin
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 011 436 1455
    Other:
  • Torino Porta Nuova
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Badbones Says:

    You will arrive here if you are savvy, so get acquainted with it as it is right downtown.

    Good for
    • Like a Local
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #55 of 425 things to do in Turin
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Large train station 07/10/2018
    • Fantastic! 24/09/2018
    • Torino Porta Nuova
    Address:
    Corso Vittorio Emanuele II
    10128 Turin
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 011 665 3098
    Other:
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