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04 September 2009

1888 – Mausoleo Bela Rosin, Turin, Italy

Architect: Angelo Demezzi Bela (beautiful) Rosin’s mausoleum, the last resting-place of Rosa Vercellana, Vittorio Emanuele II’s morganatic wife, is a neoclassical mausoleum, iwith a circular plan of 16 metres diameter, and as much...

04 September 2009

1830s – Gran Madre di Dio, Turin, Italy

Architect: Ferdinando Bonsignore Legend has it that the Holy Grail lies buried beneath this neoclassical church. Commissioned in the 1830′s to celebrate the return of Vittorio Emanuele I after the Congress of Vienna,...

04 September 2009

1731 – Basilica di Superga, Turin, Italy

Architect: Filippo Juvarra On September 2 1706, Princes Vittorio Amedeo II and Eugenio of Savoy climbed the high hill to observe the position of the Franco-Spanish army that had been besieging the town...

04 September 2009

Castello Valentino, Turin, Italy

The Castle of Valentino is one of the Residences of the Royal House of Savoy included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1997. It is currently the site of the...