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Castello di Duino

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Address: 34011 Duino, Italy
Phone Number: 040208120
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This grand residence is still occupied by the owner. The princess who owns this castle lives on the front half of the estate (20 rooms). Many of the couple's belongings decorate... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

There was no crowd in the castle, and after paying the admission fee we understood why. The view was wonderful and so were many of the rooms. But. The exhibition was mostly in Italian and exposed randomly chosen objects, letters and cards, seemingly without any theme. A room dedicated to the great war was an exception. There were many (unloved)... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This grand residence is still occupied by the owner. The princess who owns this castle lives on the front half of the estate (20 rooms). Many of the couple's belongings decorate the rooms open to viewing. Many of the rooms dedicated to the interests of the husband, so lots of antique musical instruments. Great views of the sea and ruins... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Search for the letter from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth....clue Downstairs Full of history. Delightful gardens. Dont forget to visit the bunker used in the war

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flitwick
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My father was based at the Castle 63 years ago during his National Service. This was his first visit to the Castle since leaving the army. It was a very sentimental journey but interesting. The Castle exhibits show its history over the many years of war and peace, to the many different occupations over the decades. Very interesting if you... More 

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Beautifully restored with many spots for fantastic photos. The gardens are definitely worth spending time to walk through and enjoy.

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

It's a very well preserved castle with a real prince and princess living on top. There are three floors to explore with rooms and items and a beautiful garden to relax. What is breathtaking is the view from the balcony where you can see the Adriatic Sea up to Croatia. Don't miss it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Just a few minutes from Trieste, this castle, that could have easily come from some fantasy novel, takes you back in time and provides amazing scenic views of the Trieste

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This is a beautiful castle, in the little town of Duino, close to the seafront. When you're visiting Trieste make sure to make a stop in Duino and visit this ancient roman tower. The castle stands on a cliff with an amazing breath taking view over the sea.

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Trieste, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

from the ancient Roman tower to the ruins of the former castle, from Dante to Rilke's elegies, from the imposing castle right in the cliffs to the sad story of the White Lady turned into stone...just let yourself go and centuries will be in your hands

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The castle stands on a cliff, and it has the most amazing view to the sea and the surrounding hills. It has a museum on 3 different levels, showing rooms furniture and memorabilia from the life of the Thurn-und-Taxis family on 3 floors. There is also a bunker in the rocks, and a beautiful garden, with flowerbeds and a pond.... More 

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Additional Information about Castello di Duino

Address: 34011 Duino, Italy
Phone Number: 040208120
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Trieste  >  Duino

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