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Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico

Viale Miramare, 34151, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 224143
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Interesting display of mid-19th cent. "Eclectic" architecture and furnishings: sad story

Before visiting, one should read up on poor Maxmillian of Hapsburg, who was conned into becoming an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Smithers, B.C.

This was our second visit to the Castello. We were there about 5 years ago and it was late in the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Viale Miramare, 34151, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 224143

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Before visiting, one should read up on poor Maxmillian of Hapsburg, who was conned into becoming an Emperor of Mexico and France's proxy, in the 1860's, only to be abandoned by the French and shot on the orders of victorious Mexican president Benito Juarez. One...More

1  Thank RonTSmithers_B_C_
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our second visit to the Castello. We were there about 5 years ago and it was late in the day and no tours were available. This time we paid for a tour - it was absolutely stunning. It is a beautiful place -...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Miramare in the early afternoon and was expecting to be met by large crowds of tourists so I was pleasantly surprised to find the attraction sparsely populated. Maybe it was siesta time for many or I was just lucky. I didn't go inside...More

Thank akmacca
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting museum, audioguide is available. Beautiful park with a little cafe. You can choose between bus or boatride from Trieste to miramare

1  Thank Martin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the entire grounds. café was a great little rest area. Had some beautiful furnishings in great condition. A easy walk with great view.

Thank Jej55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great guide brought this place to life through stories and made this visit such a treat. In a beautiful setting and would recommend getting there by boat to make this a must destination

Thank Nem G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been there a couple of times and it always takes my breathe away! Really, a must see castle when in Trieste ❤️

Thank Iva Jennie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is certainly an interesting castle and has more of a modern history than some. That said, just reaching the castle can be a chore as the bus stop is either a long walk away or a closer walk, but almost entirely up stairs from...More

Thank Stan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People may come to Miramare for the view and to walk the grounds of the castle, but the museum inside is not to be missed either. For opulence in furnishings the castle interior can be only compared to much larger places like Palazzo Reale in...More

Thank tiggerfotos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must see attraction. Just ten minutes from Trieste, a small castle is set just above the water. Perfectly manicured grounds walk you in towards the castle. Once inside, you can see the opulence from the first room. I recommend the audio guide as it...More

1  Thank LuBabe
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The castle open on Mondays?
10 April 2016|
Response from filkiki19 | Reviewed this property |
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Hi there, we were planning to pass from Trieste in order to see the Castle on our way to Slovenia. Is there any parking available within walking distance from the castle or maybe on the same premises? Thanks a lot and will be waiting for a positive reply
2 February 2016|
Response from superanna80 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can park at the castle or just outside on the seaside. Depending on which month you will be coming there will or will be not slot available. During the summer a lot of people go there...
Hi there. My husband and I only have a short time in Trieste. How long would we need to get to and from the castle and how long does it take to see the castle and grounds?
5 April 2015|
Response from superanna80 | Reviewed this property |
From the city centre it takes 15 min by car or smt like 25 by bus (line 6 and maybe 36). In regard to the visit, it depends about what do you want to see. Whether you plan to visit the inside of the castle (if i am not wrong... More