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Piazza della Gran Madre, 10131 Turin, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the other side of the Po River and facing Piazza Vittorio, one of the largest squares in Europe, through the homonymous bridge, this church, reminiscent of the Pantheon in Rome, was built to thank the Gran Madre, the mother of the Christ for...More

Thank Giorgio G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see the church purely because of the film THE ITALIAN JOB. What a great surprise to see a wedding group on the steps just as it was when the 3 red white and blue minis drove past a wedding nearly 50 years...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2018

This church is situated near the Ponte Vittorio Emanuele I bridge. It is a divine building . Good luck to the young couple who married AT the day I visited the church !

Thank Isabela L
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

This is a unique and majestic church. It’s sort of like Turin’s Pantheon — it’s a Neoclassical building that commemorates Napoleon’s defeat and Victor Emmanuel’s subsequent return to power. There were some people praying when I looked inside in late afternoon so remember that it...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2018

Gosh, what a disappointment. We could see nothing of interest inside this bland interior. There are so many more interesting churches and buildings in Turin.

Thank GrahamWMH
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Inspiring architecture and interior of a magnificent church. Great to see events such as music here too. The surrounding neighborhood is fabulous too.

Thank Dino G
Reviewed May 22, 2018

You must have a drink when the sun is going down in piazza vittorio and see the church litted with this blue. It is magic.

Thank N A
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Well worth the walk down Via Po to cross Napoleons bridge and arrive at this very simple church with a dome very like the Pantheon in Rome.There are wonderful photographic opportunities from the steps of the church and you can see the Alps on a...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed March 18, 2018

This church has a lovely giant dome with three large statues to it's front. It has lots of steps leading up to the church and so sits high above the roadside enabling you to get some lovely photos of the city, bridge and Alps backdrop....More

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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

I didn’t get to see the church inside but it was worth the visit seeing it only outside. After climbing the steps the view is fantastic. Very unique setup next to the river Po.

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