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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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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