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TORINO CITY INDUSTRIAL ENGINES CHOCOLATE

written by Bridget Brackett

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For those visiting Turin and has already discovered the architectural beauties of the center as the Mole, Piazza Castello, the Holy Shroud and Egyptian Museum can 'discover the other side of town' approaching the economic history of most 'recent Turin has given rise to excellent local production and national automotive related industry and chocolate.

For fans of the engines is not to lose the opportunity of a visit to the Mirafiori Carrozzeria, to discover how a car following the Italian various stages of assembly and Mirano Flowers Motor Village where you can see the entire Fiat range. Mirafiori is still the largest Italian industrial complex where about 12,000 people still work.

For those who need more 'sweetness is not to miss the chocolate industry Peyrano can watch the chocolate production through all stages of production to achieve the final product such as gianduiotto delicacies Turin.

TURIN: OTHER GUIDES

  • The Egyptian Museum

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    The Savoy had already a collection of Egyptian antiquities in ‘700, which were added to the exhibits and statues brought from Vitaliano Donati, sent to Egypt by Carlo Emanuele III. In 1824 Carlo Felice bought the collection of approx. 8000 items to... continue

  • Palazzo Madama

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    In this initial period of its history, which dates back to the two towers and then merged into the Baroque facade of the building, there was a city gate called Porta Fibellona on the side exposed to the river Po, which was later fortified by the... continue

  • The Church of the Great Mother of Our Lord

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    The church was commissioned to celebrate the return of King Vittorio Emanuele I by the Congress of Vienna after the defeat of Napoleon and it is located on the right bank of the River Po; on the gable of the church there is the inscription "ORDO... continue

  • The Church of San Carlo

    written by Chiara Guzzetti

    The construction works of the church began in 1619, by the will of Carlo Emanuele I of Savoy and it was dedicated to San Carlo Borromeo, who, after a pilgrimage on foot from London, came to pray before the Holy Sindone. The current facade, however,... continue

  • The Castle of the Valentine

    written by Cedric Mills

    The ancient castle, home to several noble families, was purchased by Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia. The castle owes its present form to Madama Reale, the young Maria Cristina of Bourbon-France, wife of Vittorio Amedeo of Savoy. With a four corner... continue

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