Sanctuary of Mary the Comforter – Turin

Piazza della Consolata, Torino http://www.laconsolata.org In the center of the historic center, in the heart of the neighborhood called “Quadrilatero romano” (Roman quadrilateral), this splendid Baroque sanctuary stands (italian name: Santuario di Maria Consolatrice also named La Consolata), the design was entrusted to the very famous Guarino Guarini who between 1678 and 1704 built a…

Chapel of Bankers and Merchants – Turin

Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 25, Torino cappelladeibanchieriemercanti.blogspot.com Jewel of the Baroque, the Chapel of the Pious Congregation of Bankers and Merchants, was designed by Pellegrino Tibaldi, construction began in 1577. The frescoed vaults were made by Stefano Maria Legnani. The chapel contains several artistic testimonies in Baroque style, the most famous object is the universal astronomical…

Palazzo Madama – Turin

Piazza Castello, Torino http://www.palazzomadamatorino.it Opening hours: Open daily 10am – 6pm Closed on Tuesdays Last admission at 5 pm. Admission rate: Full rate: 10 € Reduced rate: 8 € – visitors over 65 – visitors from 18 to 25 years inclusive – groups of at least 20 visitors, upon reservation at n. +39.011.5211788 (a single…