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Statua di James Joyce

| Ponte Rosso sul Canal Grande, Trieste, Italy
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What is a statue of James Joyce doing in Trieste?

The plaque near the life-size statue of James Joyce on the second bridge over the Grand Canal in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lonewolf44
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London, United Kingdom
Irishman in Trieste

James Joyce wrote most of Dublin's books in Trieste, however his descriptions square measure... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ivo-Transport
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Portoroz, Slovenia
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The great Irish writer, James Joyce (1882), spent a number of years, on and off between 1904 and 1915, as an English teacher in Trieste. The city was then part of Austrian-Hungaryian empire. The statue is located in the exuberant beautiful park of Giardino Tommasini. Inside there are busts of famous characters; Joyce bust bears the inscription, Trieste a James Joyce “Nel centenario della nascita”
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| Ponte Rosso sul Canal Grande, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The plaque near the life-size statue of James Joyce on the second bridge over the Grand Canal in Trieste confirms it is him - but why? What is he doing here? There are clues with the nearby James Joyce Hotel and James Joyce Museum -...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

James Joyce wrote most of Dublin's books in Trieste, however his descriptions square measure therefore correct and still true that we are able to browse it with the foremost recent map of the Irish capital in our hands.James worked at Berlitz School of Trieste.The Joyce...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Joyce was nearly 1.8 m tall, so the statue gives you the opportunity to feel like you hug real writer.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Those who take the audioguided tour of Trieste's tourist office, will encounter 2 statues of famous writers intimate to Trieste: James Joyce, at the Ponto Rosso bridge over the Canal Grande; Umberto Saba, in Via Dante on the crossing with Via San Nicoló. A third,...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

One photo opportunity is to have your picture taken standing next to the life size statue of James Joyce. His statue is on a bridge located on Ponte Rosso on the Canal Grand.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

With this small statue on a bridge it is memorized, that James Joyce spent some time in Triest. There is not much about it - just walk by on a stroll, take a picture and have a coffee in one of the many coffeeshops around...

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

One of the 3 bronze statues dedicated to Trieste's writers, Joyce, Saba and Svevo. James Joyce is "talking a walk" across the Canale Ponterosso. You can join him, and the go for a coffee in one of the bars nearby...

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

I was not expecting to encounter the statue of James Joyce here, it is a nice place, on the ''Ponte''

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

James Joyce was an Irish novelist who lived in Trieste for a portion of his life in, his bronze statue is located on Ponte Rosso on the Canal Grande. If you are a follower of his works then this is a photo opportunity in a...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

It's a statue of James Joyce, who lived in the town for a while. Only more than average if you're a fan of Joyce or statuary. Luckily, it's on a bridge over the canal, a good place for bars and cafes, so you don't have...More

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