Trieste Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Trains & Trams

    The tram de Opcina is a 105-year-old rack-railway line that connects Piazza Oberdan in Trieste to the suburb of Villa Opicina. It correspond to line 2 of the public transport network. The track is...

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  • 2. Park of Miramare

    In the park that surround the Miramare's Castle is possible to try scubadiving bare foot and without getting wet....how?There is another building in the park, called "Castelletto"in which is held the...

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  • 3. Sinagoga ebraica

    Trieste had four beautiful ancient temples, all of which were destoyed. Above the doors of the temple there are the symbols of the Jewish community : a crown, the breastplate of Aron, palms and a...

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  • 4. Villa Revoltella

    Villa Revoltella is a park located on the city's outskirts. On its grounds there is a beautiful chapel; built around 1860 and a beautiful chalet. It was the summer residence of Baron Revoltella (XIX...

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  • 5. The Greek ortodox church of Saint Nicholas.

    This church was consecrated to Saint Nicolas; patron saint of sailors, ship owners and all those involved in maritime trade. It was built between 1784 and 1787...

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  • 6. Grado.

    Grado is an island situated 52 km from Trieste. It is linked to the mainland by two bridges. Its old core has calli (i. e. narrow streets), campielli (small...

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  • 7. San Spiridone - The Orthodox church

    Serbian Orthodox church of San Spiridone is situated in Borgo Teresiano and it overlook Canale Grande. This neo-Byzantine styled church was built in 1868 and it...

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  • 8. The church of San Silvestro

    The tiny chruch of San Silvestro, which today belongs to the Helvetic and Waldensian Rite, is a unique example of linear Romanesque of balanced proportions....

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  • 9. The castle of Duino.

    There are two castles in Duino. The old and the new one.The new castle was built around 1400. What we see today is a set of buildings constructed in different...

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  • 10. Aquario

    This representative building in the old port of Trieste was constructed in 1913 by famous local architect Polli and used to be the Central Fisch Market of the...

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  • 11. Side trip to Gorizia

    Gorizia can conveniently be reached by regional train from Trieste. During the day the route is served at least hourly and the 50 km trip takes about 45...

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  • 12. Side trip to Opicina

    As our hotel Albergo Alla Posta was located just in front of the terminus of the Trieste to Opicina tram, we took a side trip to Opicina. For more info about...

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  • 13. Side trip to Muggia

    One morning we took a side trip to Muggia by boat and returned back to Trieste by bus #20. For more details about these means of transport, please read my...

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  • 14. Muggia.

    Muggia is a nice village at the border with Slovenia. It is some 24 km far from Trieste.It has a small harbour; a maze of narrow streets (calli) and a beautiful...

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  • 15. Neo-Classical look

    The city center doesnt look alike average Italian town, in fact Trieste is very atypical. Trieste is much more alike to the town of Graz, which in the...

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  • 16. Grotta Gigante (cave)

    Not far from Trieste, at Borgo Grotta Gigante, a BIG underground cave can be visited.There are thousands of caves in the area, but this is by far the largest....

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  • 17. SSLMIT

    SSLMIT means "Scuola Superiore di Lingue Moderne per Interpreti e Traduttori" ("High School of Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators"). It's Italy's...

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  • 18. Never the twain shall meet

    The beach of La Lanterna is unique in Europe. A local described it as 'unique in all the world', but I doubt that. It's uniqueness stems from it's practice of...

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  • 19. Museo d'Arte Orientale

    The Museo d'Arte Orientale ("Museum of Oriental Art") is located in the Palazzetto Leo, a 18th-century building just outside Piazza Unità d'Italia.The museum...

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  • 20. Tempio Mariano di Monte Grisa

    The Marian Temple rises on Mount Grisa, 350 m above sea level. Trieste's Archbishop had vowed to build a church to thank the Virgin for protecting the city...

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  • 21. Piazza della Libertà

    The square in front of the railway station is called Piazza della Libertà ("Freedom Square"). It is an enjoyable place thanks to the many trees that shades you...

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  • 22. Piazza Vittorio Veneto

    The square in front of the Main Post Office was remade in 2004 when Trieste was a candidate to host the EXPO2008 (won by Zaragoza). An underground parking was...

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  • 23. Palazzo delle Poste

    The Main Post office was built by architect Friedrich Setz between 1890 and 1894. The building was meant to house the post and telegraph offices as well as the...

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  • 24. Civico Museo Morpurgo.

    This palace was donated to the town by a wealthy family at the end of the XVIII century.Here you are offered a guided tour.When I visited this house it seemed...

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  • 25. Climbing the Capitoline Hill

    This was about as far off the beaten track as I got in Trieste and I didn't know where I'd been until later when I checked the location on the map. Sounds...

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