Monday, March 3, 2014
6 Museums and Historic Sites of Turin, Italy
The seat of the royal Savoy family until the 1861 unification of Italy took place, displaying ornately decorated apartments, and splendid ceilings painted by Seyter, Miel and Morelly.
A wing of the Palazzo Reale, opened in 1837 containing one of the richest collections of arms and armory.
One of Turin's foremost symbols of architecture, it now houses the National Museum of Cinema.
The Egyptian Museum of Turin was establishing in 1824, with antiquities from about 4000BC to 639 AD.
One of the largest auto museums in the world and the only one of its kind in Italy, this stylistically modern building houses a collection of 170 cars.
Architect Renzo Piano built this structure atop the Fiat building, featuring the private collection of Giovanni and Marella Agnelli, including works from Canaletto, Canola and Matisse.
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