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The great Irish writer, James Joyce (1882), spent a number of years, on and off between 1904 and 1915, as an English teacher in Trieste. The city was then part of Austrian-Hungaryian empire. The statue is located in the exuberant beautiful park of...more
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| Ponte Rosso sul Canal Grande, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is appropriate that this statue of James Joyce was placed here. Though an Irishman he spent a great part of his life in Teieste and most of his writings were done here. There are also many cafes bars and restaurants named after him.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

Walking over the Ponte Rosso bridge over the Canal Grande we encounter an interesting statue. This beautiful statue is devoted to James Joyce (a famous Irish writer), made by sculptor from Trieste Nino Spagnoli. The statue was placed on the bridge in 2004 to remember...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2019

Inevitably all four of us had to have our photograph taken with this near life size statue of the most famous Irishman ever to live in Trieste.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

Bronze statue of James Joyce on a bridge by the canal. Quite easy to miss, look out for people posing by it

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

This statue is on the place where is Gran Canale di Trieste. Nice statue of James Joyce, he was really in love with this town. It's in the center of town, so you can easily walk to this place. Recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

James Joyce the author, lived here for 12 years, he died in 1941 and the statue on a bridge commemorates his time in the city. A nice statue but just one of many statues of famous people in Trieste. Part of the walking area around...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

There are a number of these statues of literary figures around the city’s streets. They add a little interest to the streetscape but are nothing special really.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dakleydog
Reviewed September 6, 2018

It's just a statue of James Joyce on the bridge, facing the south and towards a pub that's named after him. Just like statues in Dublin, the James Joyce statue should have a nickname.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank zHojo
Reviewed August 8, 2018

The plaque near the life-size statue of James Joyce on the second bridge over the Grand Canal in Trieste confirms it is him - but why? What is he doing here? There are clues with the nearby James Joyce Hotel and James Joyce Museum -...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

James Joyce wrote most of Dublin's books in Trieste, however his descriptions square measure therefore correct and still true that we are able to browse it with the foremost recent map of the Irish capital in our hands.James worked at Berlitz School of Trieste.The Joyce...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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