A major business and industrial city in the northern part of Italy, Turin is the capital of the Piedmont region and is situated at the base of the Italian Alpine mountain range. The city is known for its contribution to Italian arts and culture as well as for its trich history. Places like Via Roma and Piazza San Carlo are significant both historically and in terms of architecture and modern influence. Piazza Castello is another major landmark in the city while the Egyptian Museum of Turin, Museo Nazionale del Cinema and San Giovanni Battista are some of the popular crowd-pullers in this beautiful city.
Home to auto giant FIAT, Turin is a major industrial and commercial city with a large number of factories, retail spaces and serviced offices. Along with the regular professions and small businesses such as law-firms, graphic design firms, public relations and advertising agencies, Turin is also home to a number of major corporations such as Lancia, Bertone, Sparco, Ghia, Superga, Kappa, Lavazza and Venchi.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Turin is something of an entertainment hub with the National Museum of Cinema being at the heart of the movie scene along with Cinema Massimo. Da Giancarlo is perfect for live music fans while Teatro Regio Torino and Teatro Della Tosse are ideal venues for theatre lovers. The impressive Stadio Delle Alpi hosts a range of concerts and football matches. Cuisine in Turin combines the traditional with the contemporary. You can sample fine French cuisine at Adonis Creperie while La Piadina Romagnola offers authentic Italian cooking. There is a fusion of cuisines on the menu at Kido-ism and Homu is a great place to enjoy Japanese food.
Turin is interlinked by a large network of road and rail transport facilities with buses and taxis being readily available. Torino Porta Susa railway station is the main link to the railway network while Metrotorino is an ever expanding underground rail network that connects a large part of the city. Caselle International Airport Sandro Pertini is the main airport serving Turin.