Originally a Roman fort, was built by the Venetians in the Middle Ages and was eventually pulled down in the 14th century by will of the Patriarch of Aquileia and, in 1470 itself, it was rebuilt by Friedrich II of Habsburg. Currently, the museum of Trieste is located here. The castle has been preserved in an immaculate condition and offers beautiful views of the sea and the city. There are great displays within the castle on ancient weapons and other interesting objects from its past. There also are underground catacombs that are open for exploration. There are three attractions that visitors can visit at this location-
- The Roman Ruins
- The Museum
- The Cathedral of San Gusto
- Reduced price ticket € 3.00
- Educational service and/or guided visits € 2.70
- Ticket prices may change due to ongoing exhibitions.
- Depending upon what you want to see while you are, you can buy individual or combined tickets.
- Summer opening times: From April to October every day from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
- Winter opening times: From November to March from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
- Nearest Bus: Piazza della Cattedrale (San Giusto - cap. 24)
- Via San Giusto 18. To get to the castle by bus, take bus no. 24
- Trattoria Pizzeria Al Campanon
- Pizzeria Marechiaro - Trocchia Maria
- Antipastoteca di Mare
- Arcoriccardo Restaurant
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52.91% of people who visit Trieste include Castle Of Saint Giusto in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
64.96% of people start their Castle Of Saint Giusto visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Castle Of Saint Giusto
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Smaller than I was expecting (I’m used to Welsh castles) and less in it than I expected but some beautiful things none-the-less. Some fantastic views across Trieste that even on a very windy day felt very safe, despite a fear of heights! It reminded me more of a stately home than a castle but for the low entry fee it was worth the visit. Information boards were in Italian and English.
Cheap entry, we both thought we read it wrong, but very cheap admissions price. Great views of the city, great history. Highly recommend
I liked it! Small but packed with weapons and a great castle. Nice to sit in the very friendly cafe and have a glass of bubbly in the sun. Great views
Great views of Trieste. Must admit i went only for the views and not for the museums, but a must for great views of water and city.
Powerful fort on the hill top with a spectacular view.