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An interesting contrast to other churches

This is not the usual type of church you'd expect to come across in a country where ancient... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2015
Amanda T
Adelaide, Australia
Interesting church

This church has amazing view on the Golf of Trieste. That's one thing you should visit it. Second... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2015
Rakek, Slovenia
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24 Jul 2018
“Went up again for the marvelous view”
1 Jul 2018
“Best view over the gulf of Triest”
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Each time I visit my friends in Trieste, I walk up to the top of the church to see the splendor of blue Adriatic Sea and the Trieste Bay sprawled beneath. The view is simply unbeatable and the walk from the sea side to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

This church is on a very prominent spot and can be easily seen from the coast of the city of Triest. Easily reachable by car (20-25 minutes from Triest), it is situated in a beautiful forest. In contrast to its ouside, the inside of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

The temple is called ˝Formaggino˝ by the locals because of its shape (formaggino meaning ˝small cheese˝). We kind of ended here by chance but I think we were kind of destined to end up here eventually because since the day I spotted this building from...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

This is not the usual type of church you'd expect to come across in a country where ancient churches abound, however it is well worth a visit to check out the interesting architecture. While the modern style may not be to some people's tastes, it...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This church has amazing view on the Golf of Trieste. That's one thing you should visit it. Second is the church itself. The church includes two churches - upper and lower one. Although it is made of concrete I didn't get the feeling it is...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Cupika
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

A monumental temple/church with unique architecture, amazing view on the gulf of Trieste, definitely worth visiting if you are on a day trip around Trieste.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank tomobalic
Reviewed 29 June 2015

This House of God has all the charm of a municipal multi-story carpark. A great big lump of concrete plonked on top of a hill overlooking Trieste. On the terrace, with your back turned on this monstrosity, you can enjoy stupendous views of Trieste and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
5  Thank AGuyfromBristol
Reviewed 15 April 2014

I walked up through the forests to this landmark temple. It is very simple from inside but gives a sense of great height due to the lofty ceiling. There's a nice electric toy model inside that you can operate to see dolls moving on tracks....More

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 19 May 2013

This place of worship provides an interesting architecture, and the terrace offers lovely views to the Trieste Gulf (too bad the vegetation just below the fence can't be a bit trimmed to offer even more spectacular views!).

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Reviewed 11 January 2013

Monte Grisa is a landmark in Trieste. One can see it from everywhere in town as it is stuck up to overlook the city. It's an impressive construction, that's for sure - its unusual shape (to me it looks like a deck of cards) is...More

Date of experience: January 2013
1  Thank blaga
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