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Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico

Viale Miramare, 34151, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 224143
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A must-see if in Trieste

Per a suggestion from a local, we took the ferry from Trieste to Grignano. It was a lovely trip... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
feinstee
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Westchester County, NY
Hapsburg folly and great gardens

Get the boat from Trieste to the castle to see it at its best. It's a bit of a walk from the dock... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
SecondBestPriest
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Viale Miramare, 34151, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Per a suggestion from a local, we took the ferry from Trieste to Grignano. It was a lovely trip, with a great view of the castle as you pass it on the way to Grignano. A short-ish walk up some stairs and through the castle...More

Thank feinstee
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Get the boat from Trieste to the castle to see it at its best. It's a bit of a walk from the dock when you land though, and thrre are no signs. So make sure you go straight on off the boat and go onto...More

Thank SecondBestPriest
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most interesting historical connections, particularly with poor Maximilian (who became Emperor of Mexico) and built the Castello 160 years previously, to his exact specification. He was an avid collector and his varied interests are displayed around his home. Worth visiting.

Thank Juliet D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful inside and it's bigger than it seams from the outside. Price for the ticket was ok and the whole experience last for around 2 hours. The lake is beautiful at sunset.

Thank Nikola D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great stop for us. Castle was located in a great location with awesome views. Its very well maintained and a fun way to spend a few hours.

Thank Charlie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't visit the castle itself but instead contented myself with a delightful wander through the beautiful park. There are some renovations going on, and some areas that definitely need it but nonetheless it was a lovely place to while away an hour or two....More

1  Thank PollyB3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Miramare Castle is only a 20 minute bus trip from Trieste train terminal on bus number 36. Cost is 1 Euro per person. You can't miss it as you arrive the big white edifice by the sea. There is a small cost for entry but...More

1  Thank W1045QAfrankr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The home of Maximilian, the ill fated emperor of Mexico who travelled there to take up his role, only to be met by a firing squad. Lovely gardens and location overlooking the sea.

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The home is in a beautiful location. We did have a problem finding it. We read other reviews and took the bus to the last stop. Once off the bus we were confused, there isn't any signage. Eventually we found the stairway up just beyond...More

Thank jeepers13192016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Miramare castle was built as a residence of Franz Joseph brother Maximilian. Beatific castle. Museum is very well organized and exhibition is telling a story of end of nineteen and beginning of twentieth century and Austro Hungarian empire at its end. Must see

Thank Leo P
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AnnaMarchesini
11 April 2016|
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raven_mt
3 February 2016|
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Yes you can park at the castle or just outside on the seaside. Depending on which month you will be coming there will or will be not slot available. During the summer a lot of people go there...
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CindyRelly99
6 April 2015|
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Response from superanna80 | Reviewed this property |
From the city centre it takes 15 min by car or smt like 25 by bus (line 6 and maybe 36). In regard to the visit, it depends about what do you want to see. Whether you plan to visit the inside of the castle (if i am not wrong... More
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