Not only did Torino hold the 2006 Winter Olympics but this city was also Italy's first capital AND home to the royal family in the mid-1800's (Turin - Wikipedia).
Palazzo Castello with the Royal Palace straight ahead:
Also in Palazzo Castello -- Palazzo Madama:
These beautiful arch-covered walkways are throughout much of Torino.
I've seen a few places online that say Torino is one of the most portico-covered cities in the world!
One of my favorite photos:
...so Italian and so romantic. : )
I really, really enjoyed my time in Torino. The city is historic and beautiful to walk through -- amazing sights just kept coming!