Duino-Aurisina
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Discover 4 places to see in Duino-Aurisina

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Church of San Giovanni in Tuba

The Church is a remarkable example of Gothic style and was built at the behest of the counts of Walsee, the Lords of Duino, between 1399 and the 1472; the building was severely damaged during the world wars and rebuilt in the late 1940s. The nave is characterized by polygonal apse, governed by strong sloping buttresses; in it there are 5 double Tri-bezel boxes.
The same atmospheric site, in the vicinity of the river Timavo risorgine, was previously a pagan temple, has inscribed testimonies, reused in subsequent buildings and still visible in the area.
The site was then occupied by an early Chris


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Cave of Mitreo

On the slopes of monte Ermada is a karst cave frequented since Neolithic times and adapted in Roman times (from the 2nd to the 5th century AD) in place of worship of the god Mithras. Mithraism is a saving religion (which is based on the existence of an individual's life after death) of Iranian origin and is linked to the figure of a young man who sacrifices a bull in honour of the Sun God: this scene is represented in two limestone reliefs found inside the cave, along with a large number of coins and lucerne left by faithful as votive offerings. Some bidders were nominated in inscriptions iden


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DUINO CASTLE MUSEUM

The castle of Duino, historic private residence of the Princes von Thurm und Taxis, is located in a picturesque and panoramic location on a rocky spur Karst cliff overlooking the sea, with a breathtaking view of the Gulf of Trieste.
Unlike many other castles, museums, cold today the Duino Castle offers visitors the warmth that Prince Charles Alexander of Torre Tasso, his wife and his three sons were able to infuse their habitual abode.
The famous people who have lived in more or less long stays, these rooms are many, thanks to the interest shown by the Princes always towards the culture. Just to


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Roman Villa (R)

The archaeological area is located near the springs of the Timavo, inside the Park of the aqueduct "g. R". The building extends into the side of a hill and is divided into Karst environments arranged on three levels that follow the slope. The excavation has unearthed the northern portion of a residential structure (approximately 1300 m2), of which 40 were in vain. The amplitude of the complex and its proximity to one of the most important road junctions in the road from Aquileia moved to Tergeste led to his portrayal as a mansio or staging stations placed along the Roman roads to regular dista


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