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Basilica di Superga - Turin - Reviews of Basilica di Superga - TripAdvisor
We visited this beautiful Church, in the summer holidays, when the sun was scorching hot, with beautiful weather during the day, and nice warm breezes in the night! This church on top of ...
extra-torino :: The guide of Torino
This important church and symbol of Turin sits perched atop the Superga hill (669 meters above sea level) overlooking the city. The great Filippo Juvarra designed the church after the Treaty of Utrecht (1713), and the Basilica soon became a symbol of the Savoy wealth and power. The Basilica (whose c...
Piemonte Emozioni - Culture - Religious buildings - Province of Torino - Basilica di Superga
The building was designed by Filippo Juvarra between 1717 and 1731 and commissioned by Vittorio Amedeo II to keep a vow he made following the siege of Turin in 1706. The basilica is positioned at the junction of the Rivoli road and Turin Royal Palace. The building, with a central floor plan, is arra...
Piemontefeel - MUSEI
On the 2nd September 1706 Victor Amadeus II was on the colle di Superga (Superga hill) watching as Torino was besieged by the French troops. He then went inside the small church and, facing the statue of the Madonna, made a vow: if he achieved victory over the French, he would have a great church bu...
italia.it - Superga Basilica Turin Churches, Cathedrals and Basilicas
Ordered by King Victor Emmanuel II, in 1704, as a tribute to the Virgin Mary, following the defeat of the besieging French, the Basilica was built according to a plan of Filippo Juvarra. It stands on one of the hills overlooking Turin, with an octagonal plan, with pilasters adorned by Corinthian col...
Superga, Turin | MyTravelGuide.com
The basilica, dedicated to the nativity of Maria, was built at the beginning of the 18th century to a design by Filippo Juvarra and represents one of the most beautiful examples of baroque style. It was built for the will of Vittorio Amedeo II, and the princes and kings of the Savoy family are burie...
Basilica di Superga in Italy | infohub.com
The Basilica of Superga is a church in the vicinity of Turin. It was built during the eighteenth century for Vittorio Amedeo II by Filippo Juvarra at the top of the hill of Superga. The architect made allusions to different earlier styles while adding a baroque touch. The church contains the tombs o...