Thursday, September 6, 2007

The Monument and the building

This is the monument dedicated to Carlo Alberto di Savoia (King of Sardinia) and realized by Carlo Marocchetti in 1861. The building is the National Museum of Risorgimento (see HERE and, please, scroll down). Both are in Torino in piazza Carlo Alberto. I personally love the monument's shadow on the building.

Questo è il monumento a Carlo Alberto di Savoia (Re di Sardegna), realizzato nel 1861 da Carlo Marocchetti. Il palazzo è il Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento (v. QUI facendo scorrere verso il basso). Sono entrambi a Torino in Piazza Carlo Alberto. Mi piace l'ombra del monumento sul palazzo.
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Janet said...

Another lovely night shot. I would never get tired walking around Torino, but my neck might get stiff from looking up at all the gorgeous architecture!

Nikon said...

I agree, another beautiful night shot. Nice composition, too.

Anonymous said...

This is a wonderful building in appearance and style. Nice photo and narrative.

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