Miramare Castle, Trieste

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Address: Viale Miramare, 34151 Trieste, Italy

Phone: +39-040224143

Ticket Price: 6 EUR

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Time Required: 02:30 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

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About Miramare Castle, Trieste

The Castle of Miramare and its Park were built by Ferdinand Maximilian of Hapsburg who decided to have a residence befitting his rank built on the outskirts of Trieste, facing the sea and surrounded by a lush garden. The castle is breathtaking to say the least and the surrounding gardens add to the unadulterated beauty. The remarkable architecture of the Castle is the amalgamation of Gothic, medieval and Renaissance styles and reflects the eclectic taste of the Archduke. Franz Hoffman was entrusted with the decoration of the house and did a brilliant job with the furnishings and the styling of the mansion. The view on top of the castle is absolutely spell binding. All in all, the castle and the grounds are immaculately preserved and offer a peak into royal homes of the past.

The museum inside the castle holds many of the original furnishings, ornaments and objects that date back to the mid 19th Century and showcases the well preserved living quarters of the family. There is an information room that depicts the history of the castle and the park's construction. All the rooms still feature the original furnishings, ornaments, furniture and objects dating back to the middle of the 19th century. Particularly noteworthy are the music room and a series of paintings by Cesare dell'Acqua depicting the history of Miramare. Lastly, visitors can also see the throne room, which has gone through a recent refurbishment.

Miramare Castle Information

  • Disabled access and parking available.
  • It is possible to book the entry to the castle by calling: (+39) 0412770470

Miramare Castle Ticket Prices

  • Reduced Ticket Price: 4 EUR (EU citizens aged 18 – 25 (with ID)EU teachers without their school group (with valid identification).
  • Admission free for EU citizens under 18 (with ID). Under 12’s must be accompanied.
  • Audio-guides in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish and Slovene for rent at the ticket office: € 3.50 (each) or € 5.00 (double). Duration: about one hour.

Miramare Castle Opening and Closing Hours

  • From November to February, from 4 pm and in March and October, from 5 pm, the Castle can be reached only through the main entrance (sea front – “Viale Miramare”).
  • Park Opening Hours: April, May and September, 8 am – 6 pm
  • March and October, 8 am – 5 pm
  • November and December, 8 am – 3 pm
  • January and February, 8 am – 4 pm
  • June, July and August, 8 am – 7 pm

How To reach Miramare Castle by Public Transport

  • Nearest Bus Stop: Venezia Giulia Strada Statale 14 (numero 9)
  • Strada statale 14 Venezia Giulia (Princeps)

Restaurants Near Miramare Castle

  • Principe di Metternich
  • Molo Srl

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Miramare Castle, Trieste Reviews

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  • The park is definitely worth a visit if there is good weather even though you could take a few unwanted detours there :-). The tour of the castle costs around 8€ but is quite interesting and available in English and German besides Italian. Close to the castle is a little Cafe where you can sit and enjoy the view as well.

  • Beautiful castle! Even though didn't go inside, it's a really nice and romantic place to watch the sunset.

  • The castle and it's museum is a good example of monarchy life. Habsburgs knew how to enjoy .

  • It is really picturesque, great place to visit with family and friends. I am so loving every moment

  • Perhaps the most beautiful castle I've ever seen.

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