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Elise Angelopulos

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    A Weekend Guide To Turin, Italy

    Stand in front of The Twin Churches in Turin’s Piazza San Carlo, planked by stately marble arcades, and you’ll wonder what took you so long to get here. Turin is a city that has long been on my bucket list. There were of course the sights and tastes that attracted me – the royal palaces, the Egyptian Museum (largest collection of Egyptian art outside Cairo) and chocolate. Lots and lots of chocolate.   But beyond “what to see,” it’s really what I wasn’t seeing or hearing that drew me in. In a country where many corners have been unearthed, Turin holds its own northern regality, blending Austrian influences with…

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