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Citta Vecchia (Old City)

34121, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 347 8312
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Nice Place to Wonder Around.

The Old Town is a great place to just wonder around the narrow streets taking in the buildings and... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Dale L
Aiken, South Carolina
Lovely old city, great for a stroll.

The old city of Trieste is very different from the Austrian-Hungarian part of the city. This part... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Olle O
Stockholm, Sweden
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34121, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

The Old Town is a great place to just wonder around the narrow streets taking in the buildings and is great for people watching too. Lots of antique stores, shops, restaurants and bars to visit.

Thank Dale L
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The old city of Trieste is very different from the Austrian-Hungarian part of the city. This part is older with narrow, cobbled and winding streets. Some streets/stairs climb up the hill - not difficult to walk. Lots of interesting buildings, churches, amphitheater and so on....More

1  Thank Olle O
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The heart of the old city is on the top of a hill overlooking the bay, as may be expected, so involves some fairly steep climbs. However, packed into quite a compact area are ancient churches, cathedral, castle, forum and amphitheatre

Thank Hornado
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The Old City is just as much part of the new city, but the streets are narrower and mainly cobbled. They twist and wind up the hill to the cathedral and make a really nice spot to stroll.

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 19 May 2017

What is called the Old Town are indeed the neighbourhoods of Cavana, San Giusto and the old Jewish Quarter. It is the oldest part of Trieste, which rises from the sea level to the hill of San Giusto, through small steep roads, or through steep...More

Thank bepper263
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Not really worth a visit : the streets are steep, often deserted and with little charm or beauty. We did not feel fully at ease here. This is not a place you must have seen before you die !

Thank Taxidiotis2014
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The old city of Trieste seems somehow cleaner and more modern than what I've seen in other Italian cities. It's mainly closed to traffic though so getting around on foot is quite easy. Plenty of attractive old buildings to admire.

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The Citta Vecchia is most interesting and there are several buildings of great interest. It is very pleasant to stroll through this area.

Thank georgestof
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Trieste is an interesting place. Getting around from a walking perspective is not all that easy. The waterfront and the flatter areas all offer an interesting take on the town of the centuries. The older areas up and around the hills also have their appeal....More

2  Thank shintaro1
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Probably my expectations were too high, but the Old Town of Trieste was somewhat disappointing compared to other Italian cities.

Thank Philip_Bolster
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