The Spina Centrale is a huge panoramic boulevard which crosses the city north to south, created covering with earth the railway.
The boulevard has also become a street for contemporary art works, where some precious works can be admired, like the Fountains-Igloo by Mario Merz, the Opera per Torino by Per Kirkeby and the Albero Giardino by Giuseppe Pennone.
In addition to the Spina, in the dismantled factories surrounding the city have been created many spaces dedicated to contemporary arts, like the Foundation Sandretto Re Rebaudengo and Merz Some further projects are about to be staged, which will see works by prestigious artists the likes of Jan Kounellis, Giulio Paolini, Michelangelo Pistoletto.
What to see in Turin
» Superga Basilica
» Rivalta Castle
» Cortile del Maglio - ex Arsenale Militare (The coolest and most avant-guard night clubs in Turin)
» Galleria Sabauda - Savoy Gallery
» Mole Antonelliana
» Museo Egizio - Egyptian museum
» Museo dell'automobile - Car museum
» Museo della Sacra Sindone - Museum of Shroud
» Orto Botanico - Botanical Garden
» Palazzo Madama
» The Royal Palace - Palazzo Reale
» Palaisozaki & Punti di Vista
» Archaeological park in the "Quadrilatero"
» Turin platform and the Red Arch (La "Passerella" e l'Arco Rosso)
» Piazza Vittorio
» Dora district: Dora Park; Media Village; Environment Park; Chiesa del Santo Volto
» The Spina Centrale: the fountains-Igloo by Mario Merz; Opera per Torino by Per Kirkeby; Albero Giardino by Giuseppe Pennone
Main Attractions in the surroundings of Turin