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San Silvestro

San Silvestro Review

This beautiful, small romanesque gem, dating from the 9th to 12th centuries, is the oldest church in Trieste that's still in use and in approximately its original form. Its interior walls still have some fragmentary remains of Romanesque frescoes. The church was deconsecrated under the secularizing reforms of the Austrian emperor Josef II in 1785 and was later sold to the Swiss Evangelical community; it then became, and is still, the Reformed Evangelical and Waldesian Church of Trieste.

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  • Address: Piazza San Silvestro 1, Trieste, 34121 | Map It
  • Phone: 040/363952
  • Hours: Thurs. and Sat. 10–noon
  • Location: Trieste
Updated: 11-11-2013

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