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Università di Trieste

Via Alfonso Valerio, 32, 34127 Trieste TS, Italy

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The synagogue of Trieste, inaugurated in 1912, located in Piazza Virgilio Giotti, in Trieste is considered one of the largest Jewish religious buildings in Europe, second in size only to the Budapest Temple, testifying to the economic, cultural, and social importance of the communities Jews within the Austro-Hungarian Empire. With the 1918 annexation of Trieste to Italy, it becomes, together with the synagogues of Rome, Genoa, and Livorno, one of the four great synagogues of the twentieth centur



Attractions near Università di Trieste

Tranvia di Opicina1.47km from Università di Trieste

The Opicina Tramway, also known as "Opicina Railway", one of the tourist attractions of the city of Trieste, is a panoramic interurban tramway managed by Trieste Trasporti.  A unique feature in Europe is that of having a steep slope of about 800 m along which the cars are pushed or held back by shield wagons tied to a funicular system. When in use, for most of the journey the line operates as a conventional, electrically powered tramway, with a mixture of street running and reserved track.

Roman Theatre of Trieste1.99km from Università di Trieste

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.

San Giusto Castle2.03km from Università di Trieste

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.

Cattedrale di San Giusto Martire2.12km from Università di Trieste

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.

Fountain of the Four Continents2.2km from Università di Trieste

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'Italia2.22km from Università di Trieste

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.