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Opicina Tramway - CLOSED

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Nice trolley car

It looks like a nice ride, but we were disappointed to find out it was no longer working... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2017
Washington DC
It's had another little mishap.

If you know the song it once crashed into a house. More recently the one going up crashed into the... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2017
Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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Piazza Oberdan | Via dei Lavoratori 2, 34144, Trieste, Italy
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All reviews nice ride the bus obelisk villa journey route track woods hillside
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Wanted to try it out. It has been „temporarily“ taken out of service. We used the bus to get to Opicina. Pity.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank FrankMcLynn
Reviewed January 9, 2018

The Opicina Tramway is out of service for at least a year; as regular visitor of Trieste for the past 2 years, I haven't seen it working, and nobody can give a prognosis. However, there is a nice booklet available in bookshops specializing on travel,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
5  Thank JWG_080353
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Incase you are thinking of taking a ride on the Opicina Tramway, it's closed probably until next year. Well according to the Lady in the Ticket kiosk. There are however Buses running the same route. I did not use it as I wanted the Tram...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank LizD59
Reviewed October 5, 2017

It is a terrible shame, but this would be a major tourist attraction in Trieste but it has not been in operation for some two years. I can't understand why the authorities have not stepped in and taken over the running of the tramway. When...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Thomas W
Reviewed September 24, 2017

It looks like a nice ride, but we were disappointed to find out it was no longer working. Apparently it has been in disrepair for some time. Wish we knew it before investing time to visit it.

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank nmontesa
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Such a shame that these beautiful teams/funicular are still not operational. The journey from Trieste to Villa opicina is worth doing by bus, for the views at the top by the obelisk, and for the walks in the Napoleonic woods, but would be much more...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Nigel3255
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

If you know the song it once crashed into a house. More recently the one going up crashed into the one coming down. I am assured that it will all be fixed for the Barcolana in October. I am not so sure.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Davidfirving
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed that it is no longer in service. Bus 2 takes a quicker route up the hill. Beautiful scenery though. Lovely village at the top.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank alang819
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Sadly the tram broke down about a year ago and it does not look like it will ever be put back into service - some of the lines appear to have been concreted over. The service has instead been replaced by bus 2

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank food_and_breaks
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Not many towns in Italy (and around the world) have a piece of their (transportation) history so well preserved and accessible to the public. If you are a fan of this type of attraction, you should definitely visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Andrea C
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