When you come to Turin, you would find the River Po nestling the beautiful city that overlooks the Susa Valley. The city being surrounded by the ice capped Alpine arch, No other place can be as romantic as Turin. Just come and enjoy its art galleries, churches, opera houses, palaces, restaurants, and piazzas.
This city was founded around 2400 years ago by the Taurini, the Celtic tribe. Before they headed towards the land that is presently known as Italy, they had conquered much of France and some parts of Spain. Behind the etymology of the city, there are many theories, one says that Turin is derived from a Celtic word “tau” that means Mountains, while other says that Torino means “little bull.” Till date you would find the bull in the city standard or the flag.
Before knowing about the economy of the place, you just enjoy its beauty. Especially after holding the Winter Olympics 2006, there are the best accommodations available in the city. Turin has been once part of the kingdom of France, and later had been joined to the House of Savoy. Till date, Torino is house of many noble houses greatest treasures.
In Turin, you would not only enjoy the landscape but also can spend hours at Cathedral of San Giovanni. Here you can witness the baroque resting place which is considered to be the possibly burial place of Jesus Christ.
You can enjoy the various museums like the Museum of Antiquities that has great collection of Greco-Roman artifacts. The car museum would be your best attraction if you are a racing enthusiast. Just spend hours among the best collection of thousands of cars, motor cycles and their engines. You may also spend your time beside the Po in Valentino Park.
Today, although Torino is proud of its past, yet its present has so many things to offer. It is amongst the largest industrial hub of the country. It can also be called as the capital of Italian engineering and hence homes the famous car manufacturing company Fiat and Lancia. Apart from that it has established itself in production of almost all modern equipment and products.
While you would be becoming the part of Turin, how can you avoid the nighttime ritual of Turin, aperitivo, and the cocktail hour in Turin style! Just enjoy your evenings with your friends in the grand old cafes with joyous cocktails and buffet items of varieties of snacks. Even the night life at Turin is also very colorful with numerous nightclubs operating whole night.
Thus, you are planning to visit Turin or settle down here, you would get all the amenities of modern life. Communication is simply very easy as international airports are located at this place. Roadways and railways also allow you to commute easily.
Very truly, Turin had been names as the ‘finest village of the world’ by enlightened writer Montesquieu.
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