Turin is an ancient Italian city where antiquity and modernity are combined in the most fantastic way. To experience its unique flavor, 1001guide recommends choosing a sightseeing excursion in English with a private guide.
It's worth starting from Piazza Castello; it is surrounded by masterpieces of architecture; the four main streets of the city radiate from the square in different directions.
From anywhere in the city, you can see the Mole Antonelliana - the famous tower today housing the cinema museum.
Turin has many palaces; each of them is beautiful in its own way - Palazzo Carignano is in the Baroque style, Palazzo Madama is interesting because it has two facades - in the style of a medieval castle and a Baroque one, Palazzo Reale is the residence of the Savoyard royal family.
There are also many museums in the city; the most interesting of them are the National Automobile Museum and the Egyptian Museum.