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Explore interesting sights in Trieste, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 17 sights are available in Trieste, Italy.Sightseeing Tours in Trieste
1. Miramare Castle
Miramare Castle is a 19th-century castle direct on the Gulf of Trieste between Barcola and Grignano in Trieste, northeastern Italy. It was built from 1856 to 1860 for Austrian Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian and his wife, Charlotte of Belgium, later Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico and Empress Carlota of Mexico, based on a design by Carl Junker.
2. Foiba di Basovizza / Šoht
The so-called "foiba" of Basovizza is an artificial cavity located in the locality of Basovizza, in the municipality of Trieste, in the north-eastern area of the Karst plateau at 377 meters above sea level. Excavated at the beginning of the twentieth century for coal mining and then abandoned due to its unproductivity; was a research grant of the A. Ca.I.. Over 200 meters deep and about 4 meters wide, during the final stages of the Second World War it became a place of summary executions for prisoners, soldiers, policemen and civilians, by the Yugoslav communist partisans, first destined for the internment camps set up in Slovenia and later killed in Basovizza. A memorial has been built in memory of all the victims of the massacres in the area. In 1992 the President of the Italian Republic Oscar Luigi Scalfaro declared the well a national monument.
3. Risiera di San Sabba / Rižarna pri Sveti Soboti
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.
4. Basilica di San Silvestro
The Basilica of Christ the Saviour, also known by its ancient name of Basilica of San Silvestro, is a religious building located in Trieste, Italy. The 11th-century Romanesque basilica is the oldest preserved sacred building in the city after the early Christian basilica and since 1785 it has been owned by the Evangelical Reformed Community of the Helvetic Confession, which in 1927 had entered into an agreement with the Waldensian community for the joint use of the building by both Evangelical Reformed churches, which remained in force until 2020.
5. Museo del Risorgimento e sacrario di Oberdan
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 the Italian Irredentismo executed in 1882 by the Austro -Hungarian authorities.
6. Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi
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.
7. Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore
The Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, better known as the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, and 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 the seat of a parish included in the deanery of San Giusto Martire.
8. Chiesa di San Nicolò dei Greci
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
9. Victory Lighthouse
Vittoria Light also known as the Victory Lighthouse, is an active lighthouse in Trieste, Italy, serving the Gulf of Trieste. It is located on the hill of Gretta, off the Strada del Friuli. At a height of 223 feet (68 m) it is one of the tallest lighthouses in the world.
10. Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Taumaturgo
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.
11. Museo di Storia Naturale
Civico Museo di Storia Naturale di Trieste is a natural history museum in Trieste, northern Italy. It contains several collections, including more than two millions botanical, zoological, mineralogical, geological, and paleontological specimens.
12. Molo Audace
Molo Audace is a pier located on the shores of Trieste, Italy right in the centre 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 Old Port.
13. Politeama Rossetti
14. Museo Sartorio
15. Museo Revoltella - Galleria d'arte moderna
16. Ruderi del Castello di Moncolano
The Castle of Moncolano or Torre di Prosecco is located in Italy in the municipality of Trieste, near the cemetery of the Contovello district, overlooking the sea, immediately above the Miramare Castle.
17. Civico Museo del Mare
The Museum of the Sea is a historic Trieste museum founded in 1904, which houses a vast collection of documents and objects that tell the story of the port and maritime activity of the city of Trieste.
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