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Amazing wealth

I cannot imagine that there is a huge Serbian orthodox population in Trieste but the wealth of this... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Catherine E
London, United Kingdom
Ornate Oasis

It is a stunning church from the outside but you nee to go inside to really appreciate its beauty... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

I cannot imagine that there is a huge Serbian orthodox population in Trieste but the wealth of this church in terms of its gilding is amazing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Catherine E
Reviewed 3 September 2018

It is a stunning church from the outside but you nee to go inside to really appreciate its beauty. It is different from other churches in Trieste and definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

Trieste, for Srbe, the foremost vital town in Italian Republic, came in 1382 beneath the rule of the Habsburgovata kinsfolk, however it maintained an excellent degree of autonomy. within the eighteenth century, following the robust development of trade, the foremost vital garlic king Becha was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

This is one very nicely decorated church located almost in the centre of Trieste and it is surely one of the most beautiful Serbian Orthodox churches out of Serbia! We very lucky enough to enter before afternoon closing and even the person who works here...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Loved visiting this church. It was simply beautiful, elegant and complete with a sense of the sacred

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This beautiful Orthodox church is the jewel of the Piazza Sant'Antonio Nuovo, near the Canal Grande. It was built in 1861 on the site of an older church. The lovely mosaics decorating the outside of the building are a just foretaste of the wonderful religious...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

It is a beautiful Serbian church which is located by the Canal Grande. The buildnig is old and the interior is wonderful. There is a very good iconostasis. It is a must see for the Orthodox but I think everyone will love it

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank CGtravel1
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I found the facade of the Chiesa Serbo Ortodossa di San Spiridone to be a bit too loaded, what with all the statues, inscriptions and colorful frescoes. Unfortunately, it was closed by the time I got there, so I can't speak to the inside of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank marcelo-dillenburg
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is a much more attractive church inside than the nearby San Antonio. It is not surprising that James Joyce preferred it! The colours are wonderful and there is a good iconostasis.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank susanwalsh
Reviewed 17 September 2017

A beautiful Serbian church for the locals. It is heavily ornated with all the fixing and granduer.to those who come to the church for service.

Date of experience: September 2017
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