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Cittavecchia (Old Quarter)

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Address: Trieste, Italy

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A place to stroll

You need to take time to stroll through this area of the City. It is well worth a visit and should not be missed when you visit Trieste

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2014
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Auckland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

You need to take time to stroll through this area of the City. It is well worth a visit and should not be missed when you visit Trieste

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

you get the feeling of the old trieste when you wander around this quarter lots of eating places and bars.there has been a lot of work to the buildings to stop deteration but so far it has been tastfully done.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Having been to all the usual tourist destinations in Italy and loving it we decided to see what Trieste was like. It's a lovely little town and very non toursity! The little streets are cute and the place has a nice relaxing feel to it. Lovely to wander around and see what you find. Definitelt well worth a visit.

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Dublin
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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is one of those cities where you think you are headed in the right direction and find out later that you are way off track, no problemo, there is plenty to see and tonnes of little bars and eateries so won't won't die of thirst or hunger. Just keep ambling!

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newcastle
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165 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Well , as far as "old" quarters go in a place like Italy, I would put this one down to being "old" but not that impressive as far as buildings go. Put it in Australia and it would be REALLY old but here it does not impress as much as Genoa, etc etc. BUT, we have been here a week... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

It was great to wander through the old quarter looking at secondhand shops and old buildings. We had a pizza at a cafe and sat outside and watched the world go by. I am returning at the end of 2014 to explore it further.

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Westhoughton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

Very quaint and idyllic place with a lovely feel about it. Lots of nice restaurants as was passing through it would recommend it

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Mirandola, Italy
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I was taken through this rebuilt area and I am in love with Trieste. It is not visited by many and I am scratching my head wondering why? It is history all over, of course what city in Europe is not, but this is truly special as it is well preserved and the restoring going on is a wonder in... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

For me the Old Quarter is a quiet and relaxing area. Mainly because these are pedestrian streets. From Piazza Unita to Piazza Attilio Hortis (or even to Piazza Venezia), Via Cavana and some crossing and parallel streets are the place you miss from the other parts of Trieste. These really old houses and narrow streets brings you the Italian atmosphere.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This is perfect place just to walk by, sit and enjoy. Best way to enjoy this quarter is to have a coffee, ice cream, cake or pizza in some of the little caffés or restaurants. It doesn t shock for your budget, and you will live one days as genuine italians...

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