Trieste is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Trieste one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Trieste is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Trieste or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Trieste. Explore the historical monuments of Trieste with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Trieste guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Trieste page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Trieste landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Trieste.
#1 of 9 Historical Places in Trieste | Added 3477 times in trip plans
Viale Miramare, 34151 Trieste, Italy
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
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 ...
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Piazza della Cattedrale, 3, 34121 Trieste, Italy
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 beautifu...
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Foiba of Basovizza ,Trieste, Italy
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Cave of Basovizza, declared a national monument in 1992, is the symbol of all the atrocities committed at the end of World War II and subsequent years by militias and supporters of the Communist dictator Tito. It now serves as a memorial to all the innocents that were killed in that inhumane incident and is frequented by people across generations and nationalities.
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Riserva Naturale della Val Rosandra, San Dorligo della Valle, Trieste Italy
On the border of Slovenia and Italy lies this natural paradise called Val Rosandra which is a valley named after the river that runs through it. Designated as a national park, there are a number of recreational possibilities for adventure and nature enthusiasts here. From hiking, climbing to simply enjoying the view, this valley is quite popular fo...
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Strada del Friuli, 141, 34100 Trieste, Italy
03:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Apart from guiding the night time navigation on the Gulf of Trieste, the Victory Lighthouse also acts as a memorial to soldiers of the World War I. The lighthouse stands at an imposing height of 223 feet and has the honor of being one of the tallest lighthouses in the world. A sort of a landmark for the city, this lighthouse was built on the remain...
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Via Genova n°12 - 34121 Trieste
09:00 am - 12:00 pm
Built in the Greek orthodox style, the Saint Spyridon church is a magnificent church, both from the inside and the outside. The outer façade has sculptures from Emilio Bisi and the architecture is designed by Carlo Maciachini. The Interior is a great combination of Serbian Orthodoxy elements and Italian baroque and byzantine styles. There is...
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Via Mazzini, 34121 Trieste, Italy
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Excavated in 1814 and dating back to 1st century BC, this Roman Theatre stands at a place of pride, right in the center of the city. Easily seating 3500-6000 spectators, this theatre is an important archaeological discovery in Trieste. It is said to have built in the time of Emperor Trajan. It was destroyed in the 6th century when Trieste was under siege by the Lombards.
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Via Fabio Severo, di fronte al civico no 11, 34100 Trieste, Italy
Kleine Berlin is a series of air raid tunnels that were used during the World War II by Germans. The German authorities built an anti-airraid tunnel for their soldiers and civilians in Trieste and hence began the construction work of Kleine Berlin. The underground complex is divided into two sections, one of Italian construction and one of German c...
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Largo Papa Giovanni XXIII, 1, 34123 Trieste, Italy
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Civico Sartorio museum has recently re-opened after many years of refurbishment. It is located in a charming eighteenth-century villa that belonged to the Sartorio family.
The mansion still boasts of its original furnishings and décor including the porcelain, ceramics and the beautiful art collection. The Rusconi-Opuich collection that c...