Turin

Things to do in Turin

Originally commissioned as a synagogue to celebrate the emancipation of non-Catholic religions under Victor Emmanuel II, the Mole eventually grew too expensive for its patrons and was purchased by the state.

The contemporary art dealer's eponymous gallery.

Houses most of the Savoys' collection of paintings.

There's the new contemporary art _museum, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, a former industrial space that is evolving into Turin's version of the Tate Modern.

The best antiquities collection outside Cairo.

Home of the Shroud of Turin.

There is the museum in Castello di Rivoli, about 45 minutes outside the city, where modern pieces such as Charles Ray's Revolution Counter-Revolution are on view in a medieval setting.

Red travel guides guests on Ferrari tour throughout Italy.

For a great view of the city, take the old funicular railway to this church.

Crammed with Slow Food–sanctioned comestibles and various dining counters, this massive food bazaar in nearby Lingotto makes Whole Foods look like a 7-Eleven.

Olympic Pedigree: 2006 Games’ home to hockey, ice skating, biathlon, luge, bobsled, skeleton, alpine skiing, snowboarding, curling, and ski jumping.

 

Open weekday mornings and all day Saturday.