Trieste for fiction “The Red Door”

Trieste for fiction “The Red Door”

Now in its third season, RAI TV’s novelred doorLikes for a very unusual plot. It’s not the usual yellow. In this case Police Inspector Leonardo Cagliostro (translation Pillow Linens), who was killed under mysterious circumstances, returns as a ghost to investigate his murder. He sees everything and everyone – including his family – but no one can see him except with the help of a medium.

The action takes place between suspense and mystery in one of the most beautiful cities in Italy: Trieste. In fact, it is the co-protagonist of the series, with its historic squares and buildings and unique glimpses of the sea.

Locations of the novel “The Red Door”

First of all, the police station, where many fictional scenes were filmed, was set up in Palazzo CarsottiIt is well recognizable even from the outside. It is located at Riva Tre Novembre, 13 (which takes its name from the same building), in the historic center of Trieste, at the beginning of mega channel. The 18th-century building takes its name from its first owner, Greek merchant Demetrio Carcuti, his name is carved on the facade, and even the Austrian chancellor Metternich stayed there for a short time.

Because of the architecture and portico that anticipates the building’s entrance, it’s often confused with a theater (the nearby Teatro Verdi looks a lot like it). there Copper dome With a Napoleon’s eagle towering over the building, it is unmistakable. The interiors are richly decorated, with columns, carvings, bas-reliefs, and wall frescoes.

Cagliostro watches what is happening in the city from a panoramic point, the icon of Trieste. In the first two series it wasUrsusA floating crane from the 1930s declared it an asset of cultural interest as a piece of the city’s industrial relic.

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In the third season of the series, the location was replaced by Beacon of victoryclearly visible and recognizable by anyone who comes to it Trieste. Not only is it an essential beacon for those arriving by sea, but it is also a commemoration of the fallen and a symbol of Trieste’s post-war rebirth.

In addition to the lighthouse, the former inspector also likes to look at his city from above clock tower Which is located in the city hall overlooking the famous Piazza dell’Oneta d’Italiathe largest and most famous in Trieste.

But those who follow the series will recognize other places in the capital of Friuli Venezia Giulia. Such as the historic Palazzo Vivante with its yellow facade, the prestigious residence of the upper middle class in Trieste and today the seat of the “Opera Figli del Popolo”; The Opicina Power Station is located on the Karsu Plateau, the Osonia Bathing Foundation and the Sgoniko Quarry.

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