There was a temporary market decorated with seasonal ornaments at the Piazza Sant’Antonio in downtown Trieste. What a great way to utilize piazza for the citizens and local merchants as well like the union square market in NYC.
Saint Spyridon Church, Tempio Serbo Ortodosso di San Spiridione, rather unusual Serbian Orthodox church in Italy, established in 1748.
Fontana del “Giovanin” of 1751 at Piazza del Ponte Rosso by Francesco Mazzoleni, those babies looked rather gore with over 250 years of time.
Statue of Leopoldo I d’Austria and Poseidon at Piazza della Borsa in front of beautiful Palazzo della Borsa Vecchia.
Palazzo della Borsa Vecchia, in Greek style with Doric columns and beautiful sculptures, used to be Stock Exchange building from 1806 to 1844, now serves as Chamber of Commerce.
Origin of a darkroom sundial..
There’s a harbour for cruise ships right in front of Piazza Unita d’Italia.
Comune di Trieste, the mighty City Hall, overlooking Piazza Unita d’Italia.
Fontana dei Quattro Continenti, Fountain of the Four Continents. No Australia at this time.
Would be Europe..
Africa, for sure.
Grand Piazza looking out the ever romantic Adriatic Sea.
Then Illyteca is already getting ready for Christmas.
Various selection of Illy goods and CHOX chocolate stuffs.
Pampering the Senses~
I ended up buying limited edition Illy espresso cup and CHOX chocolate spreads.
Now it’s time to get back to Croatia~