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Tergesteo Glass Wall by videophotoart_com

The massive “Palazzo del Tergesteo” (Tergesto building) erected in 1842, with its ground floor crossed by a cross-vaulted arcade, was originally designed as a business centre and subsequently used as Stock Exchange. Today has become one of the citizens’ favourite meeting places in Trieste-Italy and reveals the image of the city’s splendour under the Hapsburg age.

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Fogliano Redipuglia WWI Memorial by ecnagy

The huge war memorial from 1938 contains the corpses of 39,857 identified Italian soldiers, and 69,330 unidentified. In a nearby cemetery are buried another around 14,000 Austro-Hungarian soldiers. Trench fortifications can be seen next to the war memorial, as well as a display of large WWI artillery pieces

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