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Opicina Tramway

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Address: Piazza Oberdan | Via dei Lavoratori 2, 34144, Trieste, Italy
Phone Number: 040 7795 257
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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From Trieste to Opicina, about 1000 feet up.

I have ridden this tram many times; unfortunately, it was not running in Sept due to a collision which happened a couple of months ago. If it's running it's definitely worth the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Fair Oaks, California

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Fair Oaks, California
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have ridden this tram many times; unfortunately, it was not running in Sept due to a collision which happened a couple of months ago. If it's running it's definitely worth the trip up to Opicina. You will have amazing views!

Thank 1topwop
Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trieste is a great city to visit with so much cultural variety, amazing architecture and views with the Opicina tramway being a highlight .

Thank dapgray
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tram route runs from Piazza Oberdan to Opicina. As the tram climbs towards Opicina, you get amazing views of the city of Trieste. On part of the route, the old tram is powered by over head electric cables and on the steeper part of the climb, it's pulled up the hill by steel cables. From Opicina it's possible to... More 

Thank cluzed
Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best way to travel to LjubLjana. Forget the bus, take this tram to Villa Opicina, then walk for 5 minutes to the train station. The station looks deserted, but is in fact serviced regularly by Slovenian trains that cross the border to get to this station. Pay on the train, and sit back for a scenic ride to Ljubljana.

Thank Pete M
Epernay, France
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the trip up the mountain on this historic tramway. The views of the city, the bay and the villages on the way were stunning. At the top we choose to explore the locale, found some interesting shops and a wonderful chocolatier. We bought a selection of superb chocolates which we enjoyed while sitting outside in the sun.

Thank 529grahamr
Brooklyn, New York
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was so looking forward to taking this historic tram from Trieste to Opicina. However there was a front-end collision between two trams in August 2016, and there is no telling when tram service will be restored. The only options now are a bus which runs along a less steep route or a taxi. I hope the tram service is... More 

2 Thank SheikhDaoud
Milan, Italy
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you want to visit Opicina this is the best way to travel. The traditional tram offers a slow but steady climb of the steep tracks up the hill while offering a splendid panoramic view of the gulf of Trieste and the city. The tram itself is wonderful, with its wooden chairs and antique atmosphere.

Thank AdriZaAst
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The review only gets 4 out of 5 because the Tram wasn't operational on the day we visited ( Sept 2016) . However this lead to a great discovery , a nice and easy walk of about 5KM to Prosecco via the Strada Napoleonic, with a lot of stunning views on the way ( as well as double meaning references... More 

Thank GedC_10
Brookline, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

During his decade living and writing in Trieste, this was one of his favorite activities. And a charming way to spend part of a day, heading up to the Obelisk and the The Strada Vicentina (Strada Napoleonica) for broad gravel walking paths high above the city with spectacular views of the coastline. One gets off the trolley/funicular at Obelisk for... More 

Thank picturedesk2010
Antibes, France
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

One of the reasons we chose to Trieste via train was to ride this historical tram but it was out of order. Disappointment!! But I can guess that the ride would have been scenic as we take the bus which was also going through a way with good view. A few information for future travelers: When you get down at... More 

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