Finally, Wandering Around Downtown Trieste, and Illyteca

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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.

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Saint Spyridon Church, Tempio Serbo Ortodosso di San Spiridione, rather unusual Serbian Orthodox church in Italy, established in 1748.

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Fontana del “Giovanin” of 1751 at Piazza del Ponte Rosso by Francesco Mazzoleni, those babies looked rather gore with over 250 years of time.

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Statue of Leopoldo I d’Austria and Poseidon at Piazza della Borsa in front of beautiful Palazzo della Borsa Vecchia.

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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.

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Origin of a darkroom sundial..

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There’s a harbour for cruise ships right in front of Piazza Unita d’Italia.

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Comune di Trieste, the mighty City Hall, overlooking Piazza Unita d’Italia.

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Fontana dei Quattro Continenti, Fountain of the Four Continents. No Australia at this time.

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Would be Europe..

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Africa, for sure.

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Asia, maybe?

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Grand Piazza looking out the ever romantic Adriatic Sea.

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Then Illyteca is already getting ready for Christmas.

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Various selection of Illy goods and CHOX chocolate stuffs.

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Pampering the Senses~

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I ended up buying limited edition Illy espresso cup and CHOX chocolate spreads.
Grazie, Alessandra~

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Link; Illy Shops

Link; CHOX Homepage

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Now it’s time to get back to Croatia~

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