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Real Chiesa di San Lorenzo

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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 3 days ago

Many bypass this church but its dome is worth seeing in conjunction with the royal palace chapel dome. Had a small shroud exhibit on the day we went.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SabinaR54
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ornate and beautiful church, with circular plan and geometrically-patterned cupola. Open for visits only in the afternoon.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IlyaBurlak
Reviewed October 11, 2018

This church was commissioned by Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy in 1562, although much of the current structure was completed in the late 17th century. The octagonal structure is quite unique, and the complex decorative aspects are remarkable. Of particular note is the design of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem by the palace. The outside of the church is so plain but when you walk in you see this very ornate baroque style church. I loved that the architect built in paintings that light up one the ceiling during the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ramadama
Reviewed September 18, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TakeBigBites_Slowly
Reviewed September 16, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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