Tag Archives: Turin

And a bit about Turin’s own San Valentino

There’s a wonderful legend that near the site where the Castello del Valentino now stands, on the banks of the Po river in Turin, there was once a chapel that housed relics of the martyr Valentino.  Whatever the origins, the … Continue reading

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Turin’s new Museum of Oriental Art

The blog has taken a backseat for the past week or so because I’ve been battling away at a catalogue for the reopening of Turin’s new Museum of Oriental Art. This is the beautiful Palazzo Mazzonis in the heart of … Continue reading

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