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Sep
2020
PILONI PORTABANDIERA – PIAZZA UNITA’ D’ITALIA – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /1130

The flagpoles of Piazza Unità d’Italia are made up of 6 meter high piles that support the 25 meter antennas on which the two halberds, the city’s coat of arms, of duralumin are placed. The sculptural part, commissioned to the Trieste sculptor Attilio Selva, is 4.25 meters high and represents the drivers, who fought in […]

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Sep
2020
COLONNA DELL’IMPERATORE CARLO VI – PIAZZA UNITA’ D’ITALIA – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /1100

In 1728, on the occasion of the visit of Emperor Charles VI of Habsburg, son of Emperor Leopold I of Austria, the statue in his honor was erected in the current Piazza Unità and was provisionally built in wood and gilded. In 1756 it was replaced by the current stone statue of the Venetian sculptor […]

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Sep
2020
IL PALAZZO DEL GOVERNO – PIAZZA UNITA’ D’ITALIA – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /1080

Built between 1901 and 1905, inspired by the architecture of the Renaissance and the style of the Viennese Secession, designed by the Viennese architect Immanuel Artmann, it was the seat of the Austrian Lieutenancy. It is a wonderful building embellished by a Florentine loggia with a decoration of Murano glass mosaics. In the upper part […]

palazzo del lloyd piazza unità trieste

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Sep
2020
PALAZZO DEL LLOYD TRIESTINO – PIAZZA UNITA’ D’ITALIA – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /1050

The first stone of the building was laid on December 6, 1880, the day of Saint Nicholas, patron saint of sailors, based on a project by the architect Heinrich von Ferstel, famous for the construction of many architectural works in Vienna. The building stands on the place where once there was the old squero di […]

palazzo vanoli piazza unità d'italia trieste

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Sep
2020
PALAZZO VANOLI – PIAZZA UNITA’ D’ITALIA – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /1020

Palazzo Vanoli which is currently the site of the Grand Hotel Duchi D’Aosta, already in ancient times from the fourteenth-century “Hospitium Magnum” to the Renaissance “Locanda del Porto”, gave hospitality to foreign merchants who came to Trieste to stock up on sailors and goods . In 1700 it became the “Locanda Grande” owned by the […]

palazzo modello piazza unità trieste

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Sep
2020
PALAZZO MODELLO – PIAZZA UNITA’ D’ITALIA – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /1010

Next to Palazzo Stratti stands the Model Building designed, on behalf of the Municipality, in 1870 by the architect Giuseppe Bruni, the same architect as the Town Hall Building. The name Model was chosen because it had to be an architectural model for the renovation of the Piazza Grande. It occupies the place where the […]

palazzo stratti Trieste-Piazza Unità d'Italia

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Sep
2020
PALAZZO STRATTI – PIAZZA UNITA’ D’ITALIA – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /980

The rich cloth merchant, the Greek Nicolò Stratti, an important figure in the city of Trieste in the early nineteenth century, in 1839, ordered the architect Antonio Buttazzoni to design a neoclassical style building to the north-east of the square and to remember the style of Palazzo Carciotti which for forty years dominated the banks. […]

Piazza Unità d'Italia trieste

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Sep
2020
PALAZZO DEL MUNICIPIO – PIAZZA UNITA’ D’ITALIA – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /1000

At the entrance to Piazza Unità d’Italia, coming from Piazza della Borsa, where the Palazzo del Magistrato once stood,  in 1875 the Palazzo del Municipio was designed by the architect Giuseppe Bruni. The style of the facades is characterized by a mixture of Parisian style and Germanic mannerism. The Palazzo initially did not appeal to […]

piazza dell'unità trieste

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Sep
2020
PIAZZA UNITA’ D’ITALIA – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /990

Initially called San Pietro for the existence in the square of the church of San Pietro, demolished in the second half of the nineteenth century, but also known as Piazza Grande, to distinguish it from the Small Square located behind the Palazzo del Comune. The square was much smaller than the current one and closed, […]

cittavecchia via donota trieste

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Sep
2020
CITTAVECCHIA – VIA DONOTA – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /960

Often, to return to my home I take a dark street in the old city. Yellow is reflected in some puddle a few lights, and the street is crowded. Here among the people who come and go from the tavern to the house or to the brothel, where the detritus are goods and men of […]