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Culture of Trieste. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Trieste Every year Trieste is visited by more and more travelers attracted by an opportunity to explore beautiful medieval buildings and interesting museums. On the scenic coast, in one of the high rocks there is the beautiful Miramare Castle. It was built as the main residence for Charlotte of Belgium and her husband. The beautiful building has perfectly preserved to this day. The sea landscape around it looks simply irresistible.
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In the suburban area there is the Duino Castle that is very impressive and beautiful too. During the Second World War it was repeatedly besieged, but the fortress has emerged from the ordeal triumphantly. On the grounds of the castle there is a large-scale underground bunker. It is18 meters depth and is available for a visit as part of ongoing tours around the castle. Duino is surrounded by fabulously beautiful gardens. The walk around would also bring a lot of experience.
Not far from the castle there is the Victory lighthouse, the creation of world-renowned architect Arduino Berlam. This historic monument was built in memory of victims of First World War. Now it retains its navigation functions. In the center of Trieste there is one of the most important landmarks, Duomi di San Giusto. This religious building is about seven hundred years old. The cathedral was built on the ruins of an ancient temple. The cathedral features luxurious interior; its halls are decorated with artful mosaics and countless unique artifacts. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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This is just a small part of the amazing attractions that guests can watch in Trieste. In half an hour away there is the picturesque town of Borga, which is also characterized by a rich cultural and historical heritage. It is also worth noting that international exhibitions and cultural activities are regularly hosted by Trieste.
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What to visit during two-day excursion in Trieste

Piazza Unità d´Italia
Teatro Romano
Where: Via del Teatro Romano, Trieste;
Cattedrale di San Giusto
Where: Piazza Cattedrale 1, Trieste; Telephone: +39 040 309666;
The Basilica
Museo del Mare
Where: Via Campo Marzio 5, Trieste; Telephone: +39 040 304987 / +39 040 304885; More info: Email;
Castello di Miramare
Where: Viale Miramare, Trieste; Telephone: +39 040 224143;
Castello di Duino
Telephone: +39 040 208120;
Sentiero Rilke
Reference information
Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Trieste
♥   Palace 'Miramare Castle' Trieste, 8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Trieste
♥   Basilica di S. Ambrogio, Monfalcone, 26.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Eufemia, Grado, 30.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Maria Assunta in Cielo e SS. Ermagora e Fortunato, Aquileia, 34.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di Ss. Ilario e Taziano, Gorizia, 34.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Eufrazijeva Bazilika, Poreč, 48.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Oratorio di Santa Maria in Valle, Cividale del Friuli, 56.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Maria Assunta, Cividale del Friuli, 56.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Iconic cultural sights of Italy

In the heart of Rome, the Pantheon, built in the 2nd century under Emperor Hadrian, was preserved. The temple of all the gods was built during the heydays of Roman architecture and has a non-standard form for the pantheon. Its dome towers over the modern city till date, forcing mental flashbacks. On the banks of the Tiber you can see the Castle of the Holy Angel, built in the 2nd century which became the mausoleum of Adriana. For a long time after the adoption of Christianity, the castle was the center and symbol of papal authority. Today it houses a museum where you can get acquainted with the history of this amazing structure. The symbol of the Catholic Church is St. Paul's Cathedral, the largest cathedral in Europe and the largest historical temple in the world. It was built in the 17th century. Such masters as Michelangelo, Raphael, Bernini, and Bramante worked on decorating its facades. … Open
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Trieste

Culture guide to Trieste. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Trieste: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Trieste. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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