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Canale Grande

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Address: Via Gioacchino Rossini 8, 34132, Trieste, Italy
Phone Number: 0403478312

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Pretty much the only thing worth visiting...

This part of Trieste offers basically the best views of the sea and the nice buildings and is really great at sunset. For sure, it does not have the case flair as Venice but is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
Silvia E
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Darmstadt, Germany
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Darmstadt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This part of Trieste offers basically the best views of the sea and the nice buildings and is really great at sunset. For sure, it does not have the case flair as Venice but is pretty decent if you happen to be in Trieste. Apart from this, and the gelato at Marco, really not much worth coming here...not even a... More 

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College Station, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 349 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'd rather have a cozy little canal that stretches over 5 km than one thick short one that has little to no character. Having said that, sunsets can be stunning...

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Lesbos, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was nothing very impressive, but you can pass your time pleasntly drinking a nice cup of coffee in the cafes with the view of the canal. A small flee market adds some color to the area. Do not miss to visit the Orthodox church of San Spiridon, but pay attention to it's time schedule, because its not all the... More 

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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice place, this is the main canal in Venice, you can take some pictures on the bridge or take a boat tour of Venice.

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Mold, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We expected a longer canal than this from the name! However the small stretch of water is a lovely place to stroll, and to have a coffee or drink. One cafe even has decking on the canal wall, you almost feel like you are on a boat. Facing on to the sea, the beautiful Serbian Orthodox Cathedral and the Venetian... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are fascinated by sea locations this is a great place. small but pretty, with some night life, bars and restaurants and beautiful corners next to the sea.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from Venice the 'canal' was laughable but I also realized I want a canal for my city of Tel Aviv. There are some beautiful buildings on its banks and the water looked clean.

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Thank Lorne N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice canal with beautiful buildings around it. It is fine place to walk around and see all the boats tied to the docks. There are cafes around and sometimes there are stands with local food and crafts.

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Thank Boris B
Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were travelling from Slovenia to Verona and as in a previous trip we had already been in Venice we decided to spend the night in Trieste. It was a very good surprise to discover a city surrounded by natural beauty (sea and mountains) and possessing an impressive art patrimony – Canale Grande is just one of the attractions along... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely canal with colorful boats surrounded by restaurants. Pretty at day but most beautiful by night.

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