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Gran Madre di Dio

Piazza della Gran Madre, 10131 Turin, Italy
+39 011 819 3572
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Worth the walk and climb

I visited this church on a bright October afternoon with the sun almost setting. Others have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
helencp
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London, United Kingdom
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Awesome

Having seen The Italian Job so many times we visited Turin to get to see some of the locations for... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Paul S
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Piazza della Gran Madre, 10131 Turin, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this church on a bright October afternoon with the sun almost setting. Others have commented on the interior of the church and I will merely say that the view from the exterior is superb and well worth the climb. There are signs for...More

Thank helencp
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Having seen The Italian Job so many times we visited Turin to get to see some of the locations for the film. This church is where the wedding scene took place. Awesome. Terrific views of Turin and the river Po from the top of the...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a beautiful church which is slightly raised so you can see over a little of Turin. The inside has a beautiful dome and it is well worth a visit.

Thank B T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

It looks tike the Pathernon. Its really nice inse. Quite a walk, but the Via Po makes it worth it! Just go!

Thank LucasNaddeo
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Crossing over Via Po and the largest square in Europe the haul up the stairs in the heat of the afternoon to get to the basilica was well worth the effort for the views back of the city across the river and for the pleasant...More

Thank tmacquiban
Reviewed 31 July 2017

+There is a good view onto the square from the steps -The painting gets off from the ceiling. There are nets above your head to catch the bigger parts, but the smaller ones simply fall on you

Thank Géza S
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The monument is really big and impressif. It's a beautiful monument with amazing statues and column. You can also visit the inside as it's a church so open to the public. You can also see piazza Vittorio Veneto from it and it's a nice view,...More

Thank LaurieChrds
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Situated at the end of the Via Po across the Ponte Vittorio Emanuelle on the other side of The Po. In front of the cathedral is a large Piazza of the same name. When viewed from the open top bus it gets closer and closer...More

Thank ejfraser
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't visit this site for its religious connections as most other reviews have. As a film buff and huge fan of the 1969 film "The Italian Job" starring Micheal Cane, Whilst in Turin, I wanted to visit the location where the 3 mini...More

Thank Thebates22
Reviewed 1 November 2016

It looks something special from outside like Panteon, but inside, it is simple and nothing special from perspective of richness as most of churches. simple, decent and different!

Thank Aigars S
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