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This wonderful Italian city organically combines features from three very different cultures. The reason for this is in the fact that Trieste was under the rule of Austria for more than six centuries. The neighboring Slovenia has also caused a huge influence on the city. All these unique features have been intertwined with the sophisticated culture of Italy. While walking on the streets of the city you will notice that notifies and signs here usually have two types of labels on Italian and Slovenian languages.
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 … Open
Golfo di Trieste Bay is, without a doubt, one of the most remarkable places of the city. Here you will see snow-white yachts that are moored off the coast, small houses with red tiled roofs, as well as several restaurants with delicious food. Naturally, the impact of the three countries has affected the local kitchen as well, so the local restaurants will be genuinely interesting to visitors. Such a wide choice of dishes is hard to find in any other place throughout Italy.
The old part of the city is the location of numerous shops. Here you can also see street musicians and clowns who entertain passers-by and show their colorful performances to them. Your visit to Cathedral of St. Justus will surely become one of the most exciting excursions. The cathedral was built in the 14th century during the reign of the Austrian Empire. Via della Cattedrale is one of the most picturesque streets of this place. It looks much like a quarter of a typical Slovenian town. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
It’s worth to start a story about entertainment places of Trieste with Civico Acquario Marino. It is an amazing place that will be interesting for all family members. This aquarium is … Open
Unification of Italy Square is the location of several attractions. Here you will see the local town hall, the building of the exchange and Church of St. Anthony. All these buildings are constructed in different styles: Renaissance, Baroque and Classicism. They look quite strange together, as if they have been moved to this square from three different countries. Several sights have preserved here since the time of the Roman Empire. The amphitheater is most famous monument of those times. You may also enjoy visiting ancient temples located nearby.
Miramare castle stands on a cliff high above the sea in the immediate vicinity of Trieste. It was constructed in the second half of the 19th century. Nowadays, it is surrounded by a flourishing historical park with an area of more than 20 hectares. The castle managed to preserve the atmosphere of past years. It contains a rich collection of antique furniture, works of art, dishes and household items, as well as personal belongings of the former owners. The park is full of precious botanic species rare for these places.
1. Travelers visiting the city for the first time have to look into one of the tourist centers. One of them is located near the waterfront; another tourist office operates near ​​Canale … Open
An old lighthouse Faro della Vittoria remained in the city. It was built in 1854 on a hilltop. The lighthouse is among the highest ones in the world. It is 70 meters high. On weekends, some interior space is open to tourists. The hilltop offers a wonderful view of the surrounding city.
Basilica of San Silvestro is the oldest church in the city. Its construction took place in the 11th century. In 1927, the basilica suffered greatly from an earthquake. Nevertheless, it has been reconstructed in no time. Not so long ago, they completed restoration of the old organ. Various musical events are held in the church presently.
Trieste is famous for a wide range of attractive and inexpensive restaurants, which ideally suit to budget travelers. There are prestigious restaurants for discerning gourmets, as well as … Open
San Giovanni Park is a beautiful historic landmark, which is now constituted an integrated whole with a nearby Rose Garden. The garden was founded in 1908. It surrounded a psychiatric hospital opened around that time. The garden was open to the public in the 1970s. Different social events are regularly held on its territory. Floral fairs usually take place in summer.
One of the most interesting cultural institutions in Trieste is the Museum of History and Art, which occupies a picturesque historical building. Its main value is the collection of ancient artifacts, discovered on the territory of Ancient Egypt and other ancient states. Visitors can see old sarcophagi, amulets, jewelry, and admire works of art from different ages. The museum stands on the territory of a beautiful garden. So you can admire lovely sculptures and old trees while walking around.
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Reference information
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Trieste
♥   Castle 'Castello di San Giusto' Trieste, 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Muggia' Muggia, 5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Miramare' Trieste, 8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Duino' Duino, 19.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rihemberk Castle' , 22.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Trieste
♥   Regional Park 'Regijski park Škocjanske jame' , 16.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Krajinski park Strunjan' , 19.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Štanjel' , 20.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Južni in zahodni obronki Nanosa' , 24.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Južni obronki Trnovskega gozda' , 31.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Predjamski Grad

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For many years, the castle has served as a place of introduction for many interesting historical holidays. The tournaments and banquets are held here. One of the main festivals is devoted to Erasim Yamsky, one of the Burgherren. The castle can only be visited in the period from May to September. All excursions are accompanied by speleologists. The upper course consists of a series of impenetrable groves and mountain caves, which serve as a habitat for colony of bats. Because of these small inhabitants, the castle remains closed for visitors in the winter. When it gets cold, the bats go into winter sleep and it is forbidden to walk in the caves and disturb them. … Read further
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