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20

Jan
2021
LA CASA DELLE BISSE -TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /2470

Behind Piazza Sant’Antonio, in Via San Lazzaro 15 is Casa Allodi, known as the “Casa delle bisse” (House of snakes). It was built on a project by the architect Bubolini in 1771 in a neoclassical style with elements of French Rococo and over the years it has undergone numerous interventions that have transformed the original […]

17

Dec
2020
CASTLE OF MIRAMARE – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /2820

The Castle stands on the Miramare promontory overlooking the sea near the bay of Grignano a few kilometers from the city. Maximilian of Habsburg-Lorraine, Archduke of Austria and Emperor of Mexico, in 1855. It is said that Maximilian of Habsburg-Lorraine, Archduke of Austria and Emperor of Mexico, in 1855 following a storm, took refuge in […]

17

Dec
2020
PARK OF THE CASTLE OF MIRAMARE -TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /2630

The Castle is surrounded by a large park of about 22 hectares. Inside the park, Massimiliano built the small “Gartenhaus” also called Castelletto, as it recalls the exterior of the Miramare Castle. It overlooks the small port of Grignano and was inhabited by the spouses until their apartments inside the Castle were finished. After Massimiliano’s […]

17

Dec
2020
MUSEUM OF ORIENTAL ART – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /2600

At the beginning of Cavana, the Museum of Oriental Art is housed in a historic 18th century building, the Palazzetto Leo, which dates back to 1747 and built by the architect Giovanni Fusconi. The Leos had settled in Trieste in 1155 and in the 1600s they became barons of the Holy Roman Empire. Between 1772 […]

17

Dec
2020
MORPURGO MUSEUM – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /2750

It is the apartment of a rich family of the Trieste entrepreneurial bourgeoisie of the 1800s who collected works of art and precious furnishings with refined taste. The house represents a wonderful example of the princely style and opulence that characterized the families of the Trieste upper middle class. In 1870 the sisters Emma and […]

17

Dec
2020
PALAZZO TERGESTEO -TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /2750

Palazzo Tergesteo is a few steps from Piazza Borsa and Piazza Unità. Palazzo Tergesteo was built on the site of the Dogana Vecchia on the initiative of a group of shareholders, the “Società del Tergesteo”. It was built in just two years on a project by the architect Francesco Bruyne and inaugurated on the evening […]

04

Dec
2020
REVOLTELLA MUSEUM -TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /2440

The Revoltella Museum is located in a Neo-Renaissance building from 1858 and overlooks Piazza Venezia. It includes the private apartment of Baron Revoltella, owner of the palace of the same name, and the Brunner Palace which houses the Gallery of Modern Art on the third floor. Pasquale Revoltella was born in Venice in 1795 and […]

04

Dec
2020
MUSEO SARTORIO – DIMORA STORICA -TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /2460

Villa Sartorio, an elegant bourgeois villa located a short distance from the sea and surrounded by a large garden, was built in the 1700s and modified and enlarged in the neoclassical era.the owner Pietro Sartorio, who arrived in Trieste from his native Sanremo in 1775, as a merchant of grains, became part of the Triestine […]

04

Dec
2020
OLD DUINO CASTLE – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /2630

The ruins of the Old Castle that rise on the rocks at sea level and the first historical references of the old manor are by Pliny the Elder who mentions the original building, named Castellum Pucinum, built on the rugged promontory between Monfalcone and Trieste, where previously – according to tradition – there was a […]

30

Nov
2020
DUINO CASTLE – TRIESTE
Posted by: Redazione TriesteraccontaTrieste /2610

Duino Castle is located in the municipality of Duino-Aurisina, a few kilometers from Trieste. In 1389, to replace the Castelvecchio dating back to the 10th century still visible on the spur of the rock overlooking the sea, Ugone di Duino, captain of Trieste, ordered the construction of a Castle which was built on the ruins […]