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Asti

ASTI - THE PALIO One of the most famous events held in Asti is the famous Palio di Asti, in which all the old town wards, called "Rioni" and "Borghi" plus nearby towns compete in a bare-back horse race. Asti's Palio is the oldest recorded one in Italy, and in modern times is held in the triangular Piazza Alfieri preceded by a medieval pageant through the old town on the 3rd Sunday of September. (Wikipedia) #Asti #Piemonte #Italy #Palio #horses #race #tradition

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Mole Antonelliana

TURIN - MOLE ANTONELLIANA. The symbol of Turin, namely the Mole Antonelliana, take the name from the architect who built it, Alessandro Antonelli. Construction began in 1863 as a Jewish synagogue. (Wikipedia) #Turin #Piemonte #Italy #cathedral #MoleAntonelliana

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Sacro Monte di Varallo

VARALLO (VC) - THE SACRED MOUNTAIN. Founded in 1491, by friar Bernardino Caimi, it was built on a rocky foundation, positioned on the slopes of Monte Tre Croci. It comprises the basilica and 45 chapels, either isolated or inserted into the large monumental complexes Nazareth, Bethlehem, Pilate’s house, Calvary, Sepulchre and Parella’s house, populated by more than 800 life size painted statues, that illustrate the life, passion, death and resurrection of Christ. (Wikipedia) #Varallo…

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Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli

TURIN - PINACOTECA GIOVANNI E MARELLA AGNELLI Art Gallery: an architecture of Renzo Piano brings together artworks by Canaletto, Canova, Tiepolo, French Impressionists, Picasso, Matisse #Turin #Piemonte #Italy #artgallery #RenzoPiano #artwork #Picasso #Canaletto #Matisse #Lingotto #Fiat

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Venaria Reale

TURIN - VENARIA REALE The Palace of Venaria (Reggia di Venaria Reale) is a former royal residence located in Venaria Reale, near Turin. It is one of the Residences of the Royal House of Savoy, included in the UNESCO Heritage List in 1997. The Palace was designed and built from 1675 by Amedeo di Castellamonte, commissioned by duke Charles Emmanuel II, who needed a base for his hunting expeditions in the heathy hill country north of Turin. (Wikipedia) #Turin #Piemonte #Italy #VenariaReale…

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Alba

ALBA - THE INTERNATIONAL TRUFFLE FAIR The "white truffle" or "trifola d'Alba Madonna" (Tuber magnatum) comes from the Langhe and Montferrat areas of the Piedmont region and, most famously, in the countryside around the cities of Alba. (Wikipedia) #Alba #Piemonte #Italy #truffle

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Museo Nazionale del Cinema

TURIN - MUSEUM OF CINEMA The city was the birthplace of Italian Cinema; museum tell stories and development of this "art" typically Italian. #Turin #Piemonte #Italy #museum #Cinema #art

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Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile

TURIN - THE AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM It tells the history of the most popular means of transport from the beginning of the century to now #Turin #Piemonte #Italy #museum #car #transport #century #history #Ferrari

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Ivrea

IVREA - THE CARNIVAL The carnival in Ivrea takes place in February and culminate with the Battle of the Oranges which includes a tradition of throwing of oranges between organized groups. It is the largest food fight in Italy (Wikipedia) #Ivrea #Piemonte #Italy #carnival #oranges #tradition #foodfight

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