Monday, 19 April 2010

Piazza San Giovanni, Turin

Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist - Holy Shroud Chapel in Turin

Piazza San Giovanni, the cathedral square of Turin is currently hosting the 'ostensione' or showing of the Shroud of Turin. More information here

Traditionally the Shroud was housed in Guarino Guarini's chapel which links the Cathedral and the Palazzo Reale. The Chapel of the Holy Shroud is currently undergoing a significant restoration on which there is more information here

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