Chapel of the Holy Shroud

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Chapel of the Holy Shroud
Cappella della Sacra Sindone (Italian)
Cupola sindone.jpg
Interior of the chapel.
Basic information
Location Italy Turin, Italy
Geographic coordinates 45°04′24″N 7°41′08″E / 45.07332°N 7.685435°E / 45.07332; 7.685435Coordinates: 45°04′24″N 7°41′08″E / 45.07332°N 7.685435°E / 45.07332; 7.685435
Affiliation Roman Catholic
District Diocese of Turin
Architectural description
Architectural type Chapel
Architectural style Baroque
Completed 1694

The Chapel of the Holy Shroud (Italian: Cappella della Sacra Sindone) is a Baroque-style Roman Catholic chapel in Turin in northern Italy. Located outside the Turin Cathedral and connected to the Royal Palace of Turin, the chapel was designed by the architect Guarino Guarini and built at the end of the 17th century (1668–94), during the reign of Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy. The chapel was constructed to house the Shroud of Turin (Sindone di Torino), a religious relic believed by some to be the burial shroud of Jesus of Nazareth.