The area has been settled since approximately 300 BC. A Roman town was founded here around 27 BC.
Today, Turin is known for its vivacity, history, culture, sporting events - especially soccer, education, wealth, economy, and business.
People Born in Turin
Turin in People's Lives
Keira Knightley: I traveled here in 2006, to film scenes of the movie Silk.
Massimo Brambati: This is the city in which I first landed a place on a real team, and became a professional soccer player. I was 19 years old when I started playing for this city, and remained on the team from 1985 - 1989.