TRIESTE, THE CITY WITH MANY FACES
The city on the upper Adriatic has magnificent palaces, historical architecture and romantic squares. Locals and tourists enjoy the good food, sea views and lively piazzas. Italy and fashion are inextricably linked, which is why Trieste was the ultimate city trip for G.I.G.A. DX by killtec.
The Piazza Unità d‘Italia is the largest square in the city and
is bordered on one side by the Gulf of Trieste. This is where the city opens onto the sea. The view is just as ‘grand’ as the piazza. Majestic buildings line the square, including the Palazzo del Municipio, the city hall, as well as the Palazzo Modello. Both were designed in eclectic style by the architect
Trieste’s Canal Grande is 400m long and 30m wide. It flows past the Via Vincenzo on the left bank and the Via Gio- acchino Rossini with its splendid palazzi. In the evening, the food tastes even more delicious in the cosy atmosphere of the restaurants. South of the Canal Grande lies the Piazza Ponterosso, where farmers from the surrounding region offer their produce at the market in typical Italian fashion.
The end of the Canal Grande is marked by the Catholic Church of Sant’ Antonio Nuovo, the largest church in Trieste. Inside, huge panels by Venetian and German artists from the 18th and 19th centuries adorn the walls. Six ionic columns stand at the front facade, creating the porch.ihre Wände. Über die Front der Fassade erstrecken sich sechs ionische Säulen, welche den Vorbau bilden.
A particularly trendy part of the Old City is the Cavana quarter, which was the notorious red-light district centuries ago.The narrow streets with quaint houses have been lovingly restored and the newly reopened bars, cafes and pizzerias have a lively charm and attract young people.