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Canale Grande

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Address: Via Gioacchino Rossini 8, 34132, Trieste, Italy
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Holiday in Trieste

We walked all around this area of town. Very picturesque part of town with lots of little boats moored here.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 January 2017
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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Canale Grande is a great place to take photos! This is a beautiful and inspiring scene, especially when the sun is going down.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is an unique place and a part of the heritage of Venician Republic. Today Canale Grande is a popular place for the tourists as well a lovely point to meet and relax for locals.

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

We walked all around this area of town. Very picturesque part of town with lots of little boats moored here.

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Turku, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

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

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

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.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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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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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