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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes it's a canal but the surrounding buildings and their architecture make it worth taking in the view

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank robert-not-home
Reviewed August 10, 2019

Looks good but doesn't really go anywhere. Good ambience with impressive architecture and cafes and a museum or two on either side.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Martin B
Reviewed July 26, 2019

it is a canal that is for sure. some cafes and resturaants along it. some shops, and a little busier than the main piazza.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank hunglow
Reviewed July 19, 2019

Just walk around the area and feel the history of this place. Most people will come since they have seen nice pictures of the canal. Well most days those pictures look better on a computer than the once you will take as the lighting will...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CarloHelmond
Reviewed July 17, 2019

It is nice to walk along the canal - there is not a great deal to see but it is pleasant. We saw the James Joyce statue and enjoyed walking around the nearby shops and cafes - a short walk from the main square.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank LAW64
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Arriving into Venice after having to wait an hour in the cold for our transport was not a good beginning but we were excited as we had never visited Trieste where our beautiful new ship was on its mainden voyage around the Med. However the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank MaureenDownUnder
Reviewed June 15, 2019

Located in the heart of the historic old town, not far from Piazza Unita, the Canale Grande is a small waterway that has existed since 1700 to allow direct access to the center city by ships and unload their cargo. The canal extends from Riva...More

Date of experience: June 2019
170  Thank Asiyah Noemi K
Reviewed June 10, 2019

The canal is like the rest of Trieste - old and tired. She was a grand old dame once, alas now the city is in various states of disrepair and ruin. If you don’t have to go there then don’t waste your time.

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Europhile666
Reviewed May 19, 2019

This canal seems to have been rather an afterthought, and comes to rather forlorn stop just after running below one of the busiest traffic streets. Either side of it though provides a pedestrian thoroughfare with cafes, which are welcome in a town swamped by traffic.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank andrewjameswarren
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Comparing to Grand Canal of Venice, Trieste's canal looks not that grand. :) ...but it was the first thing we've stumbled upon on our Northern Italy trip so it felt good being around, thinking about all of those traders from the past going through it...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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