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It reminded me of a Venice, but in a small way, it's nice and lovely, very nice buildings, coffee... read more

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The Grand Canal in Trieste has lots of cafes and bars along the route where you can sit and take in... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
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Via Gioacchino Rossini 8, 34132, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It reminded me of a Venice, but in a small way, it's nice and lovely, very nice buildings, coffee shops and restaurants around, it's in the center so you cannot miss this place while you're in Trieste. Recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank VedranCotic
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Rather overtitled as it is only 200 metres long but an attractive area with big houses avoid the cafes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris T
Reviewed October 23, 2018

This could be a wonderful spot if surrounded by bars and restaurants but really a little water a few bots and not a lot else

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul h
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Quite nice, actually, but if you have memories of Venice this is a pretty small version. Take it on its own value for a pleasant morning coffee.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael5508
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The canal itself is appealing enough and it’s a pleasant area for a stroll, coffee or lunch during the day. At night however the place is transformed with restaurants and bars blaring pulsating music. Can’t help but feel that the area deserves to be treated...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dakleydog
Reviewed October 8, 2018

The Grand Canal in Trieste has lots of cafes and bars along the route where you can sit and take in the sights. If you have never been to Venice, it is the perfect introduction as to what kind of canals you can expect to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NoelW798
Reviewed September 16, 2018

For anyone who knows Venice this is nothing special. However, it is a nice area and a good place for a relaxing coffee.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Catherine E
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Trieste is a beautiful city and this is a great focal point. It is so enjoyable to walk along the canal and enjoy the peaceful beauty.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SoonerSteve
Reviewed August 17, 2018

What a fabulous place to stroll along the Canale and enjoy the atmosphere. You can simply sit and enjoy the view and eat a gelato and watch the passing parade of people. Or you can eat at any of the cafes along the way. I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank W1045QAfrankr
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

What a unique and fun way to get introduced to the beautiful city of Venice, Italy. The Grand Canal is the main thoroughfare through Venice. It’s loaded with boat traffic. The taxi drivers are impressive with their ability to handle the vessels in tight spaces....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alex O
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