Train to Turin: timetables, prices and tickets

Capital of the Region, Turin is a modern city, noble, characterized by a severe and gentle due to the typical urban structure that, from the core of Via Roma, Piazza San Carlo and the Senate, he sees a chessboard develop a regular system of streets straight and large squares. Situated on the banks of the Po and embraced by Alpine range, turin became important since the thirteenth century, when it affirmed the power of Savoy who raised the capital of their state in the sixteenth century. The city reached, however, , only in the nineteenth century the undisputed historical importance, becoming the center of political and moral of the Risorgimento and having, in 1861, the privilege of being the first capital of Italy. Palazzo Madama, Palazzo Reale and the Armoury, the Duomo and the Chapel of the Holy Shroud, the Mole and San Lorenzo are the artistic features of the city, the Savoy Gallery - housed at the Palace of the Academy of Sciences - the Egyptian Museum and the Modern Art Gallery, turin city make it important from the point of culturally.