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Miramar Castle, Trieste, Italy
Photos by C.M. Mayo
(and links to others)




Miramar Castle, Trieste, Italy
First view from the drive in
Photo Copyright (c) C.M. Mayo




Entrance to Miramar Castle, Trieste, Italy
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Detail, Miramar Castle, Exterior
Photo (c) C.M. Mayo



Vier from Interior Window
(Note the crowned eagle)
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The Jetty
(Note sphynx at the end, Maximilian's souvenir of travels in Egypt)
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The Castelletto
Where Maximilian and Charlotte lived while Miramar was under construction and where, after her return from Mexico, Charlotte was imprisoned
Photo Copyright (c) C.M. Mayo



The Parterre
(This photo was taken in the winter, when the garden was not at its best)
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Fountain Detail, Near Entrance to Gardens
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View of Miramar Castle from Garden Pathway
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C.M. Mayo on the Terrace, Miramar Castle
Photo Copyright (c) C.M. Mayo







More photos (including many of the interior of the castle):
--->The official webpage, Il Castello di Miramare











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