|Piazza San Carlo, Turin's twin churches: San Carlo Borromeo on the right, Santa Cristina on the left|
San Carlo Borromeo
|the organ on the back|
It is not fully certain that the royal architect to who we owe the modern Turin, Carlo di Castellamonte did sign this project too but we know who completed it: Maurizio Valperga.
|1937 River Po fountain, the longest river in Italy|
|see the baroque shell scallop?|
Inside you'll find a central nave and two chapels on each side. The paintings are in the Caravaggio's style 😇: the altarpiece shows San Carlo Borromeo when in Turin to worship the Holy Shroud.
|Altarpiece detail: baroque scallop shells and San Borromeo looking up at the Holy Shroud held by the angels|
This is just one of our many gorgeous and newly renovated local churches in Turin, you can breathe all our royal history and traditions as you step inside.
Don't be taken aback if you have never heard of the name or the façade looks rather plain to you because in full Turin style: you'll be amazed 😜
Plan your trip over to Turin with us, add our walking tours, tastings and privates.
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