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Architecture of Turin, Italy __ You will find click-to-views of great buildings in Turin. - illustrated - From greatbuildings.com - http://www.greatbuildings.com/places/turin.html 


History of Turin __ "The name of Turin comes from Tau, a Celtic word that means mountains. Its Italian name, Torino, translates as "little bull"; hence the coat of arms and the symbol of the city. The area was settled by the Taurini in pre-Roman times." An encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turin#History 


History of Turin __ "Turin was founded 2300 years ago by the TAURINI Gauls, a Celtic tribe. Taurus is Latin for bull and still today the bull is the symbol of the city. Hannibal destroyed it during his famous journey across the Alps." A brief overview with map and photos. - illustrated - From quercetti.com - http://www.quercetti.com/torino.htm 

 


A Look at Turin, Italy __ A brief paragraph with links to additional material, mostly travel essentials. - From about.com - http://goitaly.about.com/b/a/227786.htm 
 
Map of Torino __ You will find an interactive map with zoom feature. - From mapquest.com - http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?city=Torino&country=Italy 

 

 


Notable residents __ A list of notable people associated with Turin along with links to more detailed information about them. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turin#Notable_residents 


Torino 2006 - In the Heart of the Torino 2006 XX Olympic Winter ... __ Website of the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy. - illustrated - From torino2006.org - http://www.torino2006.org/ENG/OlympicGames/home/index.html 

 

Torino, Italy Forecast : Weather Underground __ Current and forecast weather conditions. - From wunderground.com - http://www.wunderground.com/global/stations/16059.html 


Turin __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. "Turin (Italian: Torino; Piedmontese: Turin) is a major industrial city in north-western Italy, capital of the Piedmont region, located mainly on the west bank of the Po River. The population of the city of Turin is 908,000 (2004 census); its metropolitan area totals about 1.7 million inhabitants." This and more. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turin

 

 

Turin International Airport __ General information and flight times. - illustrated - From aeroportoditorino.it - http://www.aeroportoditorino.it/EN/voli/default.php 


Turin, Italy Your Complete Guide To Turin __ Just what the title says it is. You will find a guide to everything from history, through sports and fitness, to the best places to eat and shop. - illustrated - From myareaguide.com - http://turinit.ags.myareaguide.com/ 


Turin Photo Gallery __ Small gallery of click-to-enlarge photos. - From pbase.com/Chris Ayriss - http://www.pbase.com/chrisayriss/turin__italy 
 

 

 

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