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Canale Grande

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Address: Via Gioacchino Rossini 8, 34132, Trieste, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 040 347 8312

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Pretty, but after visiting, Venice, . . . .

Markets and shops nearby, and here is where you find the James Joyce statue. But it ISN'T the same as Venice, just know that.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Barbara M
Springfield, Missouri
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Turku, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many nice restaurants around the canal with beautifully dressed locals))) The food is good but not too cheap.

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Markets and shops nearby, and here is where you find the James Joyce statue. But it ISN'T the same as Venice, just know that.

Thank Barbara M
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your point of reference is the Canal Grande in Venice then you may be a little disappointed with the Trieste version. It's really just a small channel of water, although there are some attractive buildings around. A quick visit is more than enough.

Thank KGB777
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The canal is a nice little spot to take in some gelato (as long as you can find some shade) Serene and peaceful there are plenty of venues to choose from.

Thank robertwA3669NM
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

If you are going to enjoy Trieste then you should certainly include the canal in your plans. It is a very pretty area, lots of cafe and restaurants with seating beside it and a market on some days at the top. A very pretty area

Thank ghockley1981
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We visited one night close to Christmas, and the whole area was beautifully lit and decorated. Both sides of the Canale Grande were lined with boats and there were plenty of restaurants and bars about. Just a really nice place to be and soak up the local atmosphere.

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Durbanville, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This canal is very picturesque and is traversed by two bridges, one of them being very attractive. It is lined on both sides with cafes and restaurants and some beautiful buildings.

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Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The right place for having a coffee or something to eat when you're walking through the city in a hot summer day.

Thank Michal D
Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Well worth a look. Nice water ways. Nice strolls around the city. Be careful with the locals. We think we nearly had our bag stolen. Some very dodgy people in the city. It's a shame unemployment is so high.

Thank Ace28065
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is a nice place to visit and take a walk around. It doesn't take long and is probably the best or second best thing to do in the city

Thank Christine D

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