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Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia

Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, 34121 Trieste, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 82 Attractions in Trieste
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Oct 1 Our hotel occupied one side of this square, the largest ocean-facing square in Europe. Our local guide, Igor Skorja, showed us this piazza and adjoining areas. The main piazza was virtually empty at 6:30 pm with locals walking quickly from place to place. I didn't see many tour groups, tourists, or exhibits. Our guide gave us a history... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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60 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

What we liked was the good and romantic atmosphere, in which the local people are obviously also enjoying. It is very different from Venice where everything is simply too much. We had a nice aperetivo (reasonable price and excellent) at one of the cafeterias.

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San Diego, California
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

This square is a nice place to sit and people-watch or have a (slightly overpriced) coffee. Come in the evening just as the sun is setting. From the side closest to the ocean you will have a spectacular view of the Slovenian coast and the sunset, and then you can watch the square light up as the sky darkens. Walk... More

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London
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

It is so good to sit in this wonderful historical Caffe' for aperitif and snacks in the wonderful Piazza dell'Unita' Excellent service, beautiful place.

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west yorks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

All the buildings in this square were built during the Hapsburg empire Trieste was their main port it,s the deepest port in the Mediterranean the buildings have been thoroughly cleaned the famous coffee house Cafe Degli Specchi is there at night it is floodlit beautifully ( just google it and I think you will agree) the old trieste is nearby... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Amazing place , needs to be seen ....beautifull view , beautifull place for lunch or coffe , you deserve to take your time to see the view :)

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Treat yourself to a ridiculously expensive drink on the sunny side of the square and watch the sun set at the end of the square. They provide rugs in the colder months to put over your legs so you can feel like your in "Dr. Zhivago".

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Graz, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is one of the most beautiful places in Trieste. It is surrounded by several outstanding Palaces, as the Communal Palace, the Modello Palace, the Government Palace and Palace Pitteri Lloyd. What makes this square unique and beautifull is that it looks directly to the see, to the Trieste gulf. Nice fountain in the centre of the square with sculptures... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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350 attraction reviews
326 helpful votes 326 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

What a lovely place - beautiful impressive buildings off a frenetically busy piazza. You can find a nice cafe and people watch and literally watch the world go by. It is very touristy and busy but that adds to the energy - it's not bad crowds. Right by the sea! Great place - recommended.

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Teaneck,NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Lively,dynamic place in the middle of the action and near all the main sites,places of interests,restaurants.

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