Trieste Things to Do

  • MIRAMARE Castle
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  • MIRAMARE Castle
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  • Piazza Unità d'Italia
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  • 1. MIRAMARE Castle

    The eclectic Castle Miramare was built between 1856 and 1860 by the architect Carl Junker as the luxurious residence for Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian of Habsburg and his wife Charlotte of...

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  • 2. Piazza Unità d'Italia

    This very large square (more than 12000 sq. meters), was built when Trieste was the main harbour of the Austrian-Hungarian empire, and changed name several times, as triste was moving from the empire...

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  • 3. SAN GIUSTO Castle & Cathedral

    In the fifth century this church was a basilica which was built in place of a Roman temple. It was probably destroyed in the IX century. Between the IX and the X century two churches were built on the...

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  • 4. Saint Anthon and the Canal Grande

    The Church of San Antonio Nuovo is situated at the Northern end of the Canal Grande. This amazing church, with water and fountain in front of it was designed byPietro Noble. The interior is worth to...

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  • 5. Serbian orthodox church

    The Serbian Orthodox Church of St. Spyridon was built in Neo-Byzantine style after designs of the Italian archictect Carlo Maciacchini. The church with its five cupolas was completed in 1866 on the...

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  • 6. The old Roman Theater

    Italy has such a wealth of treasures from antiquity. I am so glad that many of them are freely open to the public unlike in other countries I could name that screen them off, put in a crappy...

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  • 7. Museums in Trieste

    Museo Revoltella is a modern art museum. The original palace was built between 1854 and 1858 and has three floors. It was owned by Pasquale Revoltella (1795 – 1869) who was an entrepeneur and...

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  • 8. Stock Exchange Square

    The Old Stock Exchange Palace (Borsa Vecchia) is one of most impressive neo-classical structures in Trieste. It was built in 1806 by the Italian architect Antonio Mollari. The facade is dominated by...

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  • 9. The aquarium

    if you google 'trieste aquarium' then the second named site claims that you would expect to find an aquarium in a city such as this and it 'does not disappoint'. Yes it does. The building itself is...

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  • 10. VICTORY Lighthouse

    The Faro della Vittoria accomplishes two functions: it enlightens the Trieste gulf and commemorates the seamen fallen during WWI, with this inscription: SPLENDI E RICORDA I CADUTI SUL MARE MCMXV -...

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  • 11. Karst all around

    From downtown Trieste you can take the funicolar tramway (buy 1 hour transport ticket, 1 euro) and in 20 minutes reach the highland (400 mts. above sea level) with terrific panorama and a scenic...

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  • 12. My Italian Language Course in Trieste

    If you are interested in learning the Italian language in Trieste I can recommend Piccola Università Italiana. A language school situated in the city centre of...

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  • 13. Church of San Silvestro

    The Church of San Silvestro (Basilica di San Silvestro) is said to be the oldest place of worship in Trieste. Its history dates back to the 12th century, when...

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  • 14. Parish Church of Santa Maria Maggiore

    The history of the Parish Church of Santa Maria Maggiore dates back to the 17th century, when it was built by the Jesuits, hence it is also known as Jesuits...

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  • 15. Greek Orthodox Church of San Nicolo dei Greci

    The twin-towered Greek Orthodox Church of San Nicolo dei Greci was erected between 1784 and 1787. At the beginning of the 19th century its façade was redesigned...

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  • 16. Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

    The Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Chiesa dell’Immacolato Cuore di Maria) was completed in 1950 after designs of the Italian architect Umberto Nordio....

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  • 17. Church of San Antonio Nuovo

    The neoclassical Church of San Antonio Nuovo can easily be recognised by its six Ionian columns and the large cupola. The roof is topped by statues of local...

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  • 18. Evangelical Lutheran Church

    The 32 metres long Evangelical Lutheran Church (Chiesa Evangelica Luterana) is the only Gothic church in Trieste. It was designed by the Prussian architect...

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  • 19. James Joyce Statue

    The Irish writer James Joyce, who was born in Dublin and died in Zurich, lived from 1904 to 1915 and 1919 to 1920 in various buildings in Trieste.During his...

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  • 20. Empress Elisabeth of Austria Monument

    The monument of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, who was also known as Sissi, was errected in 1912. It was designed by the Viennese artist Franz Seifert.Just about...

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  • 21. San Silvestro church

    This is the oldest church in Trieste, it was built as a Catholic church in the XI century and was later bought by the Waldensian Evangelic community and still...

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  • 22. Opicina Obelisco viewpoint

    If you decide to ride the tram to Opicina, do not expect much from your destination as it is just a small village whose bigger attraction is the tram itself,...

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  • 23. Ride the historical tram to Opicina

    This was on of the most fun experience in Trieste. This old tram tracks was build in 1902 and still run over the original tracks. The project was quite...

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  • 24. Grotta Gigante - Giant cave

    The Giant cave is lovated about 12 kilometers from Trieste center and it is reachable by car or with the bus number 42 that start in Piazza Oberdan and arrive...

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  • 25. Blue Tram To The Top (VIEW)

    There is a great way to see all of Trieste from high up, and the best part is that it is not costly!The blue tram begins in the center of Trieste (Piazza...

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