An elevated view from a tower over the city of Turin, capital city of Piedmont in northern Italy. It is that is known for its refined architecture and cuisine the in southern Alps. Stately baroque buildings and old cafes line Turin's boulevards and grand squares such as Piazza Castello and Piazza San Carlo. Nearby is the soaring spire of the Mole Antonelliana, a 19th-century tower housing the interactive National Cinema Museum.
The first capital of united Italy in 1861, Turin went on to become one of the main economic and industrial cities in the country in the 20th century thanks to its car industry. The city is the home to Fiat, which also owns Lancia and Alfa Romeo, and Iveco trucks.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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- Alps National Geographic MM7139 FARLOW OLSON