Only in Trieste

A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and Unusual Objects

ISBN-13: 978-3-9505392-3-3

Author: Duncan JD Smith

Publisher: The Urban Explorer

Edition: 1 (2024)

Specification: Paperback, 120 pages, 56 colour photos & two fold-out maps, 13.5 x 21cm

Prices: £ 10.95, € 12.90, US$ 16.00, CDN$ 22.00

New for 2024! Discover Trieste’s Habsburg-era glories, multi-ethnic influences and burgeoning cultural life with this explorer’s guide to Italy’s alternative city destination. The first real English-language guide to the city in many years.

Trieste, long part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, is the perfect city for Smith’s carefully-researched, inspiring treatment, bringing to life this most evocative of central European cities.

A Reader

• A ground-breaking illustrated guide to 55 fascinating and unusual historical sites in Italy’s unsung port city and beyond. Roman ruins and curious caves, wartime tales and seaside traditions, classic cafés and museums galore.

• From Italy’s best-kept dinosaur and the Theresian Aqueduct to Fascist skyscrapers and a Brutalist housing complex.

• The first Museum of Wind, the footsteps of James Joyce, the Pharaoh’s Villa, and Tito’s quarry of death.

• Miramare Castle, the Victory Lighthouse, segregated sea bathing, and the world’s biggest regatta.

• The ideal city guide for travellers who want to escape the crowds and go beyond the well-known paths, as well as for those inhabitants who perhaps thought they already knew their city.