#2 - TRIESTE
THE REVOLTELLA MUSEUM
The Revoltella Museum (Museo Revoltella) is important modern art gallery founded in Trieste in 1872 by Baron Pasquale Revoltella. The baron, after he left his house to the city (located in Piazza Venezia) and all the works, furniture and books it contained.
In addition to the works bequeathed by baron Revoltella, the city also acquired additional artworks over the years. On permanent display today are about 350 paintings and sculptures. The Brunner palace host works of Italian authors of the second half of the 19th century (third floor), the works acquired in the early decades of the 20th century (fourth floor), the works of artists from the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region (fifth floor) and national (sixth floor) in the second half of the 20th century.
The museum is composed of three buildings with a total exhibition area of 4,000 square meters and the main entrance from Via Diaz.
SAN GIUSTO CASTLE
San Giusti castle stands on a hill of the same name that overlooks the city. The history of this hill is as long as that of the city itself.