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Risiera di San Sabba

Via Giovanni Palatucci, 5, 34148 Trieste TS, Italy

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About Risiera di San Sabba

La risiera di San Sabba was a Nazi concentration camp, located in the city of Trieste, used as a police detention camp, as well as for the transit or killing of a large number of prisoners, mainly political prisoners or Jews.  In addition to the prisoners destined to be killed or deported, there were also imprisoned several civilians captured in roundups or destined for forced labor. The victims were shot, killed with a club blow to the back of the head, hanged or poisoned with the exhaust fumes

Attractions near Risiera di San Sabba

Cattedrale di San Giusto Martire3.13km from Risiera di San Sabba

The Cathedral Basilica of San Giusto is the main Catholic religious building in the city of Trieste. It is located on the top of the homonymous hill overlooking the city.  As reported by most Trieste historians, the current appearance of the basilica derives from the unification of the two pre-existing churches of Santa Maria and the one dedicated to the martyr San Giusto, which were incorporated under the same roof by Bishop Rodolfo Pedrazzani da Robecco.

San Giusto Castle3.16km from Risiera di San Sabba

The castle of San Giusto is a fortress - a museum located on the hill of the same name, in Trieste.  As a historic residence, it was restored in the 2000s and used as a civic museum by the Municipality of Trieste, to which the structure has belonged since 1930. On Lalio bastion was opened on 4 April 2001 the Lapidary Tergestino consists of inscriptions, sculptures, bas-reliefs, and fragments of architecture from Roman times.

Arco di Riccardo3.38km from Risiera di San Sabba

L ' Arco di Riccardo is according to some sources, one of the doors Roman of Trieste dating from the first century BC probably built in the' Emperor Augustus in the years 33-32 BC The forms of architectural decoration allow us to date the current form of the arc in the Claudian-Neronian or perhaps Flavian age. According to other sources instead it is one of the entrances to the sanctuary of the Magna Mater.

Roman Theatre of Trieste3.42km from Risiera di San Sabba

The Roman theater of Trieste is located in Trieste at the foot of the San Giusto hill, in the heart of the city, on the edge of the old city, between via Donota and via del Teatro Romano. The construction of the theater is dated to the end of the 1st century BC and enlarged at the beginning of the 2nd century AD It was probably built at the behest of the Trieste Quinto Petronio Modesto, procurator, and famine of the emperor Trajan, mentioned in several inscriptions.

Fountain of the Four Continents3.6km from Risiera di San Sabba

The fountain of four continents was created in 1750 by Giovanni Mazzoli. The sculpture is a symbol of four then known parts of the world: Europe, Asia, Africa, and America. The fountain was an important source of potable water for the locals before the days of indoor plumbing, but even more importantly it was a grandiose monument to the power and glory of the pope and his family.

Piazza Unità d'Italia3.65km from Risiera di San Sabba

Piazza Unità d'Italia is the main square of Trieste, located at the foot of the San Giusto hill, between Borgo Teresiano and Borgo Giuseppina .  Rectangular in plan, on a total area of ​​12,280 m², it opens onto the Gulf of Trieste on one side and is surrounded by numerous palaces and public buildings, headquarters of various bodies: the Trieste town hall, the regional government building of Friuli Venezia Giulia and the prefecture of the capital.

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Friuli Venezia Giulia overlooks the Adriatic Sea and is surrounded by high mountains, enclosing many different landscapes. The great variety of landscapes matches the rich and variegated cultural heritage that was determined by a complex history and by the confluence of different civilizations in this territory.