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Castello di Duino

34011 Duino, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Duino
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Type: Castles, Cultural

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English first
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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
29 helpful votes 29 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
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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Reykjavik, Iceland
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

A beautiful castle with great views over the ocean. The bunker built by the Nazis during WW2 was very interesting and had some old items from that time. The castle itself has been taken good care of and you get access to almost every part of it. Very unlimited access and the entrance fee was appropriate. There is a restaurant... More 

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Gorizia, Italy
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71 reviews 71 reviews
31 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Lovely castle in a good shape, there are some lovely views from the terraces. The entrance could be cheaper for what is has to offer, though.

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Hyattsville, Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Beautiful views of the adriatic sea and the coastline to Trieste; interesting exhibits that provide a glimpse into the varied history of the T&T family and their visitors and of this part of Italy.

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