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Real Chiesa di San Lorenzo

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“shroud of turin”(13 reviews)
“small church”(5 reviews)
This was the first “home” of the Holy Shroud after its arrival from Chambéry. San Lorenzo has an extraordinary cupola (completed in 1680) designed by Guarino Guarini and exemplifies the baroque style. The Duke Emanuele Filiberto had the church...more
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Via Palazzo di Citta' 4, 10122 Turin, Italy
+39 011 436 1527
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wow! If you like Baroque interiors, this is right up there with St Nicolas Church in Prague (often used in architecture texts as a quintessential example of the style). A series of oval chapels surround the hexagon-shaped "nave", all encrusted with gilt and polychrome marbles....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have seen a lot of churches and this one is among the most amazingly decorated of them. Unassuming from the outside

Thank Paul h
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Hidden in the main square of the city, this is a must see for the incredible architecture and intricate design of the cupola.

Thank Filippo F
Reviewed August 9, 2018

This Royal Church of St. Lawrence was designed by the architect to amaze and delight you. And that is exactly what it did. It is stunning and everywhere you look, you realize the detail of the construction and art. Hidden in area's you expect nothing...More

Thank CaptDrLarry
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Inviting and friendly church with a beautiful unique cupola, one of a kind. The only sad thing is, that this church only holds a copy of the Shroud while the original is placed in the Duomo which is closed until 2023 by the decision of...More

Thank Artem P
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Really elegant fittings, befitting the times. The palace is really a place to see great art and architecture

Thank masanac2017
Reviewed July 8, 2018

The inside of this church is truly fascinating and it is much better than the Duomo of this city. Found at the heart of the main piazza of the city, this church does not look like much from the outside but when you walk in,...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

This is a beautiful church that holds a great deal of history within its walls. Elegant artwork and a beautiful design make it worth a visit when you are in Torino. Most of the major sites are in close proximity and entrance to the church...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2018

Beautiful baroque church with a unique convex interior design and a Borromini-like dome. There is also an impressive collection of religious paintings.

Thank Vladana P
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Little leads a visitor to believe that a church lies within, so plain is the exterior, but inside is an ornate little church designed by a polymath - Guarino Guarini - a philosopher, architect, writer, priest and mathematician. The design is so brilliant that, only...More

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