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Castello di Duino

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Address: 34011 Duino, Italy
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Castillo Revisited

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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flitwick
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Antwerpen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Castel Duino is beautifully and spectacularly located on the great Karst cliffs above Trieste. As such not to be missed. The rooms were a bit of a let down ... Somehow. The Palladian staircase is a highlight, as are the views around

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gold coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

The gardens are gorgeous and the walk through them is charming. The castle has rear artifacts and the views from the windows are amazing

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Koper, Slovenia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The town of Duino is quite small but still very nice. The caste is absolutely beautiful, both the interior and exterior look great and some places offer amazing views of the sea.

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