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Mole Antonelliana

Iconic tower in Turin featuring a distinct spire, originally conceived as a synagogue, now housing the National Museum of Cinema.

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Remember when we mentioned those mountains on the horizon in Piedmont? Well, they should be in full view from the soaring spire top of the Mole Antonelliana in Turin. This curious piece of turn-of-the-century architecture has the unique distinction of being the tallest museum on the planet. Head up the aptly named Panoramic Lift to see the whole city spreading out before you, and the snow-dusted peaks near France to the north and west.

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