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Canale Grande

Via Gioacchino Rossini 8, 34132, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 347 8312
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Its Venice

Not much to say, true its a tourist attraction, and the chances of getting ripped off are pretty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charlie D
,
Delray
via mobile
Atmospheric

A nice place to relax for a while and watch the world go by. There are lots of cafes to enjoy and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul C
,
Billingham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“grand canal” (9 reviews)
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LOCATION
Via Gioacchino Rossini 8, 34132, Trieste, Italy
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+39 040 347 8312
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much to say, true its a tourist attraction, and the chances of getting ripped off are pretty high, but its still one of the prettiest places to visit and if you are anywhere in the vicinity it can not be missed

Thank Charlie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to relax for a while and watch the world go by. There are lots of cafes to enjoy and the waiters do not pester you as you pass by.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This canal was once an important area for the sailing ships to unload the goods they carried. Today it is a scenic strip of water that terminates at the historic Catholic Church.

Thank jeepers13192016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Billed as similar to the Grand Canal in Venice, this "grand canal" is not. What a joke. Not only is it very small but the boats belong on an inland lake for fishermen. There was construction projects on both side which added to the lack...More

Thank ValGary2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of construction work going on in May 2017. I hope it looks as good as the photos when it's finished

Thank david s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very good and special street in the city. Please visit. No come back without visit this area best regards

Thank ELLOBO1972
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is a nice area to walk and sight see but we also found it to have a lot of nice restaurants in the area.

Thank Harry S
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Smaller towns in Italy have piazzas where people gather just to hang out and chat. I believe that the Canale Grande is that place for Trieste. In the daytime some of the sections within the canal are used for a sport that seems to be...More

Thank tiggerfotos
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Trieste's own Grand Canal (OK they only have one but the Queen who built it had planned more) OK there are no gondoliers (but there are boats) I preferred it that way.

Thank Big-G66
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The canal is being renovated as of May 2017, so there is a lot of construction going on. The canal itself is not very interesting or well looked after, but it is lined with cafes and restaurants and is the main walking/shopping area of the...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
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