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Opicina Tramway

Parte da Piazza Oberdan | Via dei Lavoratori n° 2, 34144 Trieste, Italy
040 7795 257
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Ranked #28 of 81 Attractions in Trieste
Type: Trams
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Well we ran for the tram we saw one leaving the station in late July, August 2014 this year as we had planned to take the cross-country trip from Venice in to Slovenia. I tried to get a photo but my phone wouldn't load fast enough so I missed it completely which made me really sad. We asked when the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The Opicina Tramway is a wonderful way to move from the lower levels of Trieste to Opicina where there are magnificent views of the city below and the beautiful Gulf of Trieste. The cost is very modest and well worth the experience. It is not just for tourists though, but is a vital part of the city's transport infrastructure that... More

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west yorks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you are in Trieste this tram is a must it was built in the early 20th century if you buy a ticket 1.3 euros and return within 1 hour that's free but there is a little town above called. Opicina it,s worth a visit especially the large bar just below the terminus get a drink and help yourselves to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

1 - If love a tram ride soooo just do it! 2 - Take the tram to the stop at the "Obelisco" (obelisk) point and enjoy the scenery. 3 - Take the tram all the way to Opicina and have lunch in the small town What ever your fancy the tram will be there for you. It is just a... More

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Dunnellon, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

My husband loves this tram as it so reminds him of his childhood. We rode it twenty years ago and again on our most recent visit. It's a historical gem and the ride and destination overlooking all of Trieste is a must do. It's a small piece of what Trieste once was and for all of the changes taking place... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Yes, If you were excited about riding the famous Tram on your visit to Trieste, then you could be disappointed. It has not been working for some time and by what we have read in the local paper, it could be out for ever, as various authorities are arguing about who is responsible for the costs. This is a serious... More

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Oropa, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

i am told that the view from Opicina is marvelous, but the tramway is still not running. They say they are working on it and that it will be running this summer but so far there is absolutely no evidence of any progress.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We travelled from Ljubljana to Villa Opicina to get the tram to Trieste but it was not in operation. As we were informed it is usually out of service for many months every year, so don't really count on it. The locals didn't know when it would be back to service again. As we did a similar route by taxi... More

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15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

By riding the Opicina tramway, you may enjoy an unusual funicular that reaches the highland surrounding Trieste. In summer, I suggest you to go from downtown and stop at the "Obelisco" (obelisk) point, where you have a wonderful view point. Even more interesting, a pedestrian path starts there that you can enjoy walking in the green for many kilometers, possibly... More

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Trieste, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

It's great to take a ride on the opicina tram to Trieste, the view is magnificent. I live only 15km from Opicina and I sometimes take my own kids and my pupils (I teach Italian at a primary school) to Treste by tram and they always love it. I hope it works soon.

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