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Trieste

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==See==
[[Image:Palazzo del Municipio.jpg|thumb|350px|Palazzo del Municipio at Piazza Unità, Trieste]]
[[Image:Trieste_miramare.jpg|thumb|250px|right|The Miramare Castle]]
*'''Città Vecchia''' (''Old Town'') - Trieste boasts an extensive old town: there are many very narrow and crooked streets with typical medieval houses. Nearly the entire area is closed to traffic.
*'''Barcola''' This paved waterfront walk stretches from a little north of the city nearly to the castle at Miramare. It is the beach where the Triestini spend their summers, with water access, restrooms, and changing areas for swimmers. It can be reached by [http://www.triestetrasporti.it/index.php?linea-6 bus #6] which stops at Piazza Oberdan and the Trieste Centrale train station.
===*'''San Giusto - Cathedral and Castle=== ''' - A walk on the Castle ramparts and bastions gives a complete panorama of the city of Trieste, its hills and the sea. The Cathedral is free, but donations are appreciated. €1.50 will grant access to the church's campanile, which provides an even more beautiful view. Be on the lookout for the remains of the Roman monumental gateway inside the Campanile. €1 for just the castle ramparts and bastion. €6 (under age 25: €4) grants access to the ramparts as well as all of the other museum and exhibits listed below.
**'''Museum'''**'''Capitoline Temple''' **'''Church of San Giovanni'''**'''San Michele al Carnale'''**'''WWI Altar'''**'''Roman forum and civic building''' **'''Castle of San Giusto'''. **'''Park of Remembrance''' World War I commemorative park, **'''Lapidary Garden'''. Contains Roman and Medieval relics discovered in Trieste. In it stands a Cenotaph to the archaeologist Johann Winckelmann, father of neoclassicism, who died in Trieste in 1769. Access to the Museum of the History of Art is found here. ===The Miramare Castle [http://www.castello-miramare.it/]=== [[Image:Trieste_miramare.jpg|thumb|250px|right|The Miramare Castle]] Accessed by boarding a westbound bus 6 from a number of places including a stop at the Trieste train station.
*<see name="The Miramare Castle" alt="" address="Viale Miramare" directions="" lat="" long="" phone="+39 040 224143" tollfree="" email="[email protected]" fax="" url="http://www.miramare.beniculturali.it/en/" hours="" price="">Accessed by boarding a westbound bus 6 from a number of places including a stop at the Trieste train station. '''Maximilian's chambers''' and those of his consort, Carlota of Belgium; the guest rooms; the information room telling the history of the Castle and the Park's construction; *'''Duke Amadeo of Aosta's apartment''' with furnishings from the 1930's in the Rationalist style. *'''Throne room'''*; '''The the park''' offers the public a chance for an interesting stroll among botanical species and an important collection of sculptures dotted along its numerous paths. Admission is free. *; the '''the Stables''', a building which was recently restored and is now used for temporary exhibitions; *'''the Old Greenhouses''' *; '''Little Castle'''</see>
==Do==
Take the tram #2 from Piazza Oberdan to Opicina. Alight at the Obelisco, and take a walk along the pedestrian Strada Vicentina (better known as Strada Napoleonica - don't ask for Strada Vicentina if you are asking for directions, nobody will know what it is) to Prosecco. The views are superb. The tram has been recently fixed derailed and is it's not doing the entire route againanymore, but there is a replacement bus service. Do not miss it if you come to Trieste! (The tram is going to reopen to the public in the summer of 2014)
*<do name="Aquamarina" alt="" address="Molo Fratelli Bandiera 1 " directions="" phone="040 301100 " url="http://www.2001team.com/acquamarina/" hours="open swim M/W/F 07:40 - 09:00 - 10:20 - 11:40 - 13:00 15:40 - 17:00 - 18:20 - 19:40 - 21:00, T/Th 10:20 - 11:40 - 15:40 - 17:00, Sa 07:40 - 09:00 - 10:20 - 14:20, 15:40 - 17:00 - 18:20, Su 07:40 - 09:00 - 10:20 - 11:40" price="€7.50 for adults" lat="" long="">Public pool on the waterfront near the Lantern. Facilities include saltwater pools, steam rooms, dry saunas, other amenities. There is a bar in the building. Water aerobics, swimming classes, and a variety other activities are available. </do>

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