14 Sights in Trieste, Italy (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Trieste, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 14 sights are available in Trieste, Italy.

List of cities in Italy Sightseeing Tours in Trieste

1. Molo Audace

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Molo Audace Tiesse di Wikipedia in italiano / Public domain

The Audace pier is located on the banks of Trieste, in the center of the city, a few steps from Piazza Unità d'Italia and the Grand Canal. It separates the San Giorgio basin from the San Giusto Basin of the Vecchio Porto.

Wikipedia: Molo Audace (IT)

2. Risiera di San Sabba / Rižarna pri Sveti Soboti

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Risiera di San Sabba / Rižarna pri Sveti Soboti No machine-readable author provided. Zapping assumed (based on copyright claims). / CC BY 2.5

Risiera di San Sabba is a five-storey brick-built compound located in Trieste, northern Italy, that functioned during World War II as a Nazi concentration camp for the detention and killing of political prisoners, and a transit camp for Jews, most of whom were then deported to Auschwitz. SS members Odilo Globočnik and Karl Frenzel, and Ivan Marchenko are all said to have participated in the killings at this camp. The cremation facilities, the only ones built inside a concentration camp in Italy, were installed by Erwin Lambert, and were destroyed before the camp was liberated. Today, the former concentration camp operates as a civic museum.

Wikipedia: Risiera di San Sabba (EN)

3. Museo del Risorgimento e sacrario di Oberdan

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Museo del Risorgimento e sacrario di Oberdan Tiesse / Public domain

The Risorgimento and Sacrario Museum of Oberdan is an exhibition space located in Trieste which is dedicated to the Risorgimento. His exhibitions cover a time span ranging from the uprisings of 1848 to the First World War, with particular attention to the memorabilia related to Venice-Julia. The architectural complex also includes a sacrament dedicated to Guglielmo Oberdan, patriot and exponent of Italian irredentism executed in 1882 by the Austro -Hungarian authorities.

Wikipedia: Museo del Risorgimento e sacrario di Oberdan (IT)

4. Basilica di San Silvestro

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Basilica di San Silvestro Triestino / Public domain

The Hall of Christ the Redeemer, also known as the Hall of St. Sylvester, is a religious building in Trieste, Italy. The 11th-century Romanesque cathedral is the oldest preserved sacred building in the city, second only to the early Christian cathedral. Since 1785, it has been the property of the Swiss community, which in 1927 signed an agreement with the Waldens community allowing two evangelical Reformed churches to share the building.

Wikipedia: Basilica del Cristo Salvatore (IT)

5. Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi

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The Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi is an opera house located in Trieste, Italy and named after the composer Giuseppe Verdi. Privately constructed, it was inaugurated as the Teatro Nuovo to replace the smaller 800-seat "Cesareo Regio Teatro di San Pietro" on 21 April 1801 with a performance of Johann Simon Mayr's Ginevra di Scozia. Initially, the Nuovo had 1,400 seats. In 1821, it became known as the Teatro Grande.

Wikipedia: Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi (EN)

6. Arco di Riccardo

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According to some sources, Ricardo Arch is one of the Roman gates of Trieste, dating back to the 1st century B. C. It was probably built in 33-32 BC under Emperor Octavian Augustus. The form of architectural decoration shows that the actual shape of the arch can be traced back to Claudius-Nero and Flavia (AD 50-75). According to other sources, it is one of the entrances to the Great Matrix Sanctuary.

Wikipedia: Arco di Riccardo (IT)

7. Grotta Nera / Pečina nad Borštom

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Grotta Nera / Pečina nad Borštom Tiesse / Public domain

The Black Cave is located in the province of Trieste, in a small sinkhole located in the experimental particle of the Bosco Bazzoni di Basovizza, on the Trieste Karst, and is identified by the number 43 in the cave cadastre of Venezia Giulia. It owes its name to the fact that it was used for the reclamation of war remnants, the explosion of which blackened the walls of the cave.

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8. Chiesa di San Nicolò dei Greci

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Chiesa di San Nicolò dei Greci Wolfgang Sauber / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Greek Orthodox Church of San Nicolò dei Greci, Trieste, Italy, is a historical Greek Orthodox Church built in 1784-1787 and re designed by architect Matteo Pertsch. The building is also known as the Greek Orthodox Church of San Nicholas and Most Holy Trinity. The iconostasis was painted by Spyridon Sperantzas

Wikipedia: Greek Orthodox Church of San Nicolò dei Greci (EN)

9. Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore

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Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore Tiesse / Public domain

The church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, better known Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, also known as the Baroque church of the Jesuits, is a religious building located in Trieste, in the province and diocese of Trieste; It is home to a parish included in the Penate of San Giusto Martire.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore (Trieste) (IT)

10. Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Taumaturgo

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Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Taumaturgo Original uploader was Tiesse at it.wikipedia / Public domain

The Church of Sant'Antonio Taumaturgo, is the main religious building in the Borgo Teresiano in the centre of Trieste as well as the city's largest Catholic church. It stands on a square also known as Sant’Antonio Nuovo, at the end of the Grand Canal.

Wikipedia: Sant'Antonio Taumaturgo, Trieste (EN)

11. Politeama Rossetti

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Politeama Rossetti Triestino / Public domain

Politeama Rossetti is an Italian theatre situated in the city of Trieste. With over 60 shows scheduled each season, running from October to June, its stage shows include plays, musicals, ballet, dance and rock concerts.

Wikipedia: Politeama Rossetti (EN)

12. Civico Museo Sartorio

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Civico Museo Sartorio Tiesse at Italian Wikipedia / Public domain

The Civico Museo Sartorio is a museum in Trieste, northern Italy. Set in an urban villa, it exhibits ceramics, majolica, porcelain and pictures, typical equipment of Trieste's villas at the end of the 19th century.

Wikipedia: Museo Sartorio (EN)

13. Civico Museo del Mare

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Civico Museo del Mare Original uploader was Tiesse at it.wikipedia / Public domain

The Museum of the Sea is a historic museum in Trieste founded in 1904, inside there is a large collection of documents and objects that tell the story of the port and maritime activity of the city of Trieste.

Wikipedia: Museo del mare (Trieste) (IT)

14. Museo Revoltella - Galleria d'arte moderna

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Museo Revoltella - Galleria d'arte moderna Albert Rieger / Public domain

The Revoltella Museum is a modern art gallery founded in Trieste in 1872 by Baron Pasquale Revoltella. The baron, after he left his house to the city and all the works, furniture and books it contained.

Wikipedia: Revoltella Museum (EN)

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