0 Likes

Piazza Unità d'Italia (Unity of Italy Square)
Trieste

Piazza Unità d'Italia (Unity of Italy Square in English) is the main town square in Trieste, Italy. It is situated at the foot of the hill containing the castle of San Giusto and the square faces the Adriatic Sea. The square is often said to be Europe's largest square located next to the sea. The square was built during the period when Trieste was the main port of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire and includes the city's municipal buildings and other important palaces.


Before 1919 it was known as Piazza Grande, or Great Square. The local Slovenes still refer to it as Veliki trg (Great Square), both in daily speech and in the media. In the last decade, the term Trg zedinjenja (Unity Square) or Trg zedinjenja Italije (Unity of Italy Square) has also become popular, especially in official documents.

(source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piazza_Unit%C3%A0_d'Italia)

View More »

Copyright: Viktor vokic
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6396x3198
Uploadet: 20/10/2011
Opdateret: 07/08/2014
Visninger:

...


Tags: piazza unità d'italia; unity of italy square; square; italia; italy; trieste
comments powered by Disqus

Atila Bezdan
Trieste, Piazza Unità
Štefan Grgič
Sg italia trieste piazza unita centro
Wolfgang Diesenreiter
Unity of Italy Square
Atila Bezdan
Trieste, Piazza Unità
Štefan Grgič
Piazza Unità - central square
Markus Ortner
Piazza dell’Unità d’Italia
Takács István
Trieste main square
Michele Frusi
Unity of Italy Square by night - Trieste
Viktor Vokic
Unity of Italy Square (Piazza Unità d'Italia)
Štefan Grgič
Sg italia trieste bar stella out
Štefan Grgič
Sg italia trieste teatro verdi entrata
Takács István
Triest
Thomas K Sharpless
Blossoms All around
Wolfgang Guelcker
Florence - Santa Croce (Transept)
Churbanov Yakov
My favorite vacation spot. Bar, billiards,bowling,
Tom Baetsen
Tuin de Kloet punt
Flyprod.aerial - Franck Marchand Maillet
Val Thorens By Flyprod
Mikhail Muryy
Khabarovsk Eternal Flame
Rui Ferreira, Moura-Portugal
Defesa de São Bras, Alqueva Dan
Konrad Łaszczyński
Budapest Párizsi Udvar - Paris Court Telephone
Max Balyura
Trig point on Ai-Petri
Saša Stojanović
City of Belgrade
Richard Toman
Dolní oblast VÍTKOVICE - Ostrava
Flyprod.aerial - Franck Marchand Maillet
Barrage du Chevril à Tignes by Flyprod
Viktor Vokic
Arc de Triomphe - Paris
Viktor Vokic
Bezanijska Kosa graveyard
Viktor Vokic
Ponte Vecchio
Viktor Vokic
Field above Tosin Bunar train station
Viktor Vokic
Florence rooftops (The Duomo) by night
Viktor Vokic
Ponte Santa Trinita (Holy Trinity Bridge) at Dawn
Viktor Vokic
Austrian Parliament Building - Vienna
Viktor Vokic
Geta street - Orebic town (Croatia)
Viktor Vokic
Snowy New Belgrade by Night
Viktor Vokic
Piazza della Signoria and Palazzo Vecchio
Viktor Vokic
Snowy Monument at Historical Archives of Belgrade by Night
Viktor Vokic
Florence rooftops (The Duomo)
More About Italy

The name "Italy" is shrouded in mystery; some etymologists trace it to a Greek word meaning "the land of young cattle."Italy was fond of Jupiter and Mars from the very start, Jupiter for fatherly good luck and Mars for war!But it all began with Rome. Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus who were sons of Rhea and Mars.The twins were abandoned at birth out of a fear that they would grow up and later overthrow Amelius, usurper of their grandfather's rightful throne.Wrongful mis-doings most foul! Treachery and sabotage!! HOW would these two blessed infants make their way in such a world?As it turns out, the twins didn't have to make their way very far, because one of them killed the other one and then they weren't twins anymore. But that happens later.First they got rescued by a she-wolf who suckled them with her milk and raised them as her own until they were discovered by the shepherd Faustulus.Faustulus fed them meat and bread and also raised them as his own until they were old enough to return to Amelius and hack him up as planned. They reinstated the grandfather Numitor to his rightful throne and went off to celebrate by starting a town of their own.They chose a hilly area where the mama wolf had saved them from certain death in the barren wilderness and began scouting locations.Romulus liked one hill. Remus liked another. The circle of crows like Romulus' hill, so Romulus killed Remus and named the town after himself. Thus Rome was born and Italy with it.Text by Steve Smith.