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Sightseeing in Trieste - what to see. Complete travel guide

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.
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
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
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
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.
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Map of all castles
Castles in Trieste and around
♥   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

Sites around Trieste from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Predjamski Grad

From the series “The most inaccessible buildings in the world”
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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