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Citta Vecchia (Old City)

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Windy and narrow

Lovely little old streets with interesting shops and cafes and ice cream to die for: try 100... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chris T
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
A step back in time

Wonderful adventure. Note the ground for bronze plaques marking where the cities Jews had lived... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Michael5508
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Oak Lawn, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely little old streets with interesting shops and cafes and ice cream to die for: try 100% organic gelato

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris T
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Wonderful adventure. Note the ground for bronze plaques marking where the cities Jews had lived prior to 1944.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael5508
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Piran is a small city at Slovenian coast. It is beautiful small city with clean sea water. We simply loved it. A lot of small restaurants at a coast and from them you can just jump into the sea.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Anton P
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Trieste is a truly fascinating city - it's also known as Fiume and has changed hands between different governments and empires so much over the centuries that a real mixture of styles and architecture are represented in its Old Town. You'll find Austrian coffee houses,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Trieste was beneath the management of the Romans in 177 B.C.. n. no. Emperor Julius Caesar granted him the standing of a colony with the Latin name Tergeste and in fifty one B.C.. n. no. additionally mentions in his Commentarii Diamond State bello Gallico section....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SloZlo
Reviewed 8 July 2018

I have been coming back to TRIESTE since 1974 and I have observed so many changes. Even though the street where we lived back in the day is now about 200m long, it’s great to see how all the little bars, restaurants and small hotels...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Loved walking around the old town. Definitely feels lived in and not touristy. Nighttime is kind of magical and although small you can get lost.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank barbaraone
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

It was alright. Nothing amazing to really look at and because the city is pretty spread out you'll walk a long ways for not a huge reward.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

nice place to strooll around and just look at the old buildings and the smal shops..if you walk a little bith above the old city you can se the hole harbor and have a nice wiev of the city..But it is not a walk if...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank QuartoDAltinoKarin
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Trieste is interesting port and vivid city of 18. and 19. century. Older part, mainly around the cathedral (Sv. Just, San Giusto) and near the antique Roman theatre is not real tourist attraction. It is good for lonely strollers. Some new signs for orientation can...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Miha P
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