Places of pilgrimage, historic monasteries and churches.
Beauty and the harshness of mountain landscape invites us to reflection. That is why there is a lot of shrines.
Shrines are described in the following data: name, address, brief description, link to the website of tourist attraction, photo.
Abbazia della Novalesa
Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda
Cistercian monastery. XII-XIII century.
Abbazia di Sant`Antonio di Ranverso
Abbey. One of the most important monuments of Gothic.
Basilica di Superga
Cathedral on the hilltop. Pantheon Savoy rulers. XVII century.
Basilica S. Maria Maggiore
Roman Temple of the XII century. Rebuilt many times. Baroque interior - stuccos, stelle, tapestries (the Crucifixion).
Pearl of the Lombard Renaissance. Multicolored marble statues and bas-reliefs, frescoes.
The dome of the cathedral is the third largest after St Peter`s Basilica. Peter in the Vatican and the Department of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence.
Il Duomo di Torino
The only Renaissance building in Turin. Chapel of the Shroud of Turin.
The highest abbey in the world (4,400 feet), the Benedictine monastery of Marienberg was founded in 1150.
Sacra di San Michele
Benedictine Abbey. Built on a hill towering over the area.
Santuario di Vicoforte
Elliptical dome - one of the largest in the world. XVII century