Carbon dating of the turin shroud
From the side of Via XX Settembre it is possible to see the ruins of the Roman Theatre.
Basilica di Superga The Basilica raises over the hill of Superga, one of the highest and panoramic points of the city.
The last one overlooks via Garibaldi and it has a monumental atrium and staircase.
The front was added by Filippo Juvarra in 1721 when it lost its defence function and it became the elegant Palazzo delle "madame" reali (Palace of the "real gentlewoman").
The Mole Antonelliana (the Antonelliana Mass), which is the real symbol of the city of Turin, takes its name from the architect of Novara Alessandro Antonelli, who built it between 18, through financial vicissitudes and polemics about its stability.
Read more about "Turin Piedmont Card" by clicking here.On 4th May 1949, the plane that was bringing back home the football team of the great Turin from Lisbon, crashed into the backside of the building.This air crash caused one of the most terrible tragedies of the Italian afterwar.The Antonellian Mole should have been the jewish temple of the Turin Israel Communion.Later the Communion sold it to the City of Turin because the building implied increasingly high costs. When Vittorio Emanuele II died in 1878, the city council designated it for the site of the National Remembrance of the Italian Independence.
The Basilica was unveiled in 1731 by Carlo Emanuele II.