Torino Porta Susa train station is located in the west of Corso Inghilterra city centre and is the second busiest main line in Turin (following Torino Porta Nuova). In 2006, the contemporary glass and steel structure, 300 meters long and 19 meters high, replaced the original 1886 building and created a modern station full of light. From six platforms, Intercity, regional, long distance and even international train operations. The station also offers some high speed services. It takes 50 minutes to get to Milan, Genoa - Turin can be completed in 1 hour and 50 minutes, and Paris - Turin takes 5 hours and 40 minutes. Anyone who wants to travel to Caselle Airport can take the bus from the station, which takes about 50 minutes. To enter the city, there is a subway station at the station, as well as buses and taxis. However, it takes 20 minutes to walk to the city centre.
Due to its proximity to the city centre, visitors can easily walk to many famous attractions. From Torino Porta Susa, you can reach the Museo d'Arte Orientale in Palazzo Mazzonis in 20 minutes on foot or 10 minutes by bus. It is one of Italy's most important Asian art collections, with sculptures, paintings, ceramics and prints. From here you can reach the ancient La Porta Palatina, a 5-minute walk away. Its history dates back to the 1st century BC and is one of the best preserved gateways in the world and the return of the past! In addition to the remains of the ancient theatres nearby, these towers are part of the city's Parco Archeologico. The Renaissance St. John the Baptist Cathedral is just 200 metres from this place, with a baroque clock tower and several important works of art. Another 2 minute walk will take you to Piazzetta Reale, which is dominated by a majestic palace. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is now home to the museum.
All these walks will definitely increase your appetite. Therefore, in order to taste some of the best food in the city, visitors should visit Via San Domenico and Via Corte d'Appello, a 15-minute walk from the station (approximately) and offer a selection of restaurants or taverns. Diners should see local delicacies on the menu, such as agnolotti with butter and sage (a typical regional pasta) and beef stewed with Barolo wine. Those who like to eat sweets should try some amaretti cookies or some of the famous brownies!