Trieste is a city with an incredible, unique atmosphere boasting an illustrious history. Although Trieste was the city loved by Joyce and other artists; occupied by the German army, influenced by Austrian culture, and even was considered the capital of the Austrian Riviera, the city now seems peaceful somehow.
Quiet seaside town pleases tourists by numerous walking streets and fresh air. Nearby Unification of Italy Square down the Grand Canal are luxury fountains, pompous buildings, and expensive shops. A view from the Square of the sea is one of the finest in Europe.
In spite of its uniqueness among other Italian cities, Trieste offers a truly Italian shopping. The main shops are located on the Corso Italia Street.
Given the proximity of Venice, Trieste is not particularly touristic place, so visitors are able to enjoy a relaxed shopping and peaceful holiday.