Turin's San Lorenzo - Great Attractions (Turin, Italy)

geobeats on Dec 6, 2010 Take a tour of Turin's San Lorenzo in Turin, Italy -- part of the World's Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. Step inside San Lorenzo church in Turin, Italy for classically beautiful decor. Built in the seve… [More]

A visitor to the Church of San Lorenzo – a veritable work of art – reaches piazza Castello and sees no façade marking the church. Piazza Castello is a square with a theatre without a façade (Regio), a façade of a palace (Madama) with no corresponding palace, and a church without a façade. One in fact was designed but never built to maintain the architectural harmony of the square.

The church is next to the gates of the royal palace.

On the church front there is a plaque commemorating the dead…