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Torre Civica in Piazza Duomo
Piazza Duomo in trento city center
Piazza Duomo
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The frescoes on buildings from the 16th century have given Trento the nickname of “The Painted City”
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The back of the Cattedrale di San Vigilio
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Cattedrale di San Vigilio in Piazza Duomo
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Cable car over Adige river, from Trento to Sardagna
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trento castle seen from the highest viewpoint in town
Castello del Buonconsiglio, from Busa Degli Orsi observation deck in Sardagna
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Best view of Trento – observation deck in Sardagna
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Castello del Buonconsiglio
trento city viewed from the top of the rento castle

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View of Trento from the top floor of the Castle
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Enjoy a coffee after your tour of Castle Buonconsiglio
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The beautiful gardens of Castello del Buonconsiglio
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Old Trento town center
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Mausoleo Cesare Battisti – Dos Trento

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Albere Palace
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MUSE Science Museum
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old buildings in trento city center

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old buildings in trento city center
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old buildings in trento city center
old buildings in trento city center
old buildings in trento city center

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cobblestone streets in trento city center

Trento blew me away from the first time I stepped off the bus on the banks of Adige river. The edge of the city and the surrounding mountains were shining in the sunset glow, and I had an immediate feeling that I was going to love Trento.

I was in town for the Traverse 2019 conference for content creators, and I ended up staying a few days before and after the conference to explore Trento and the surrounding area. Walking the cobblestone streets in the old center, I felt that Trento was special. Buildings have well-preserved frescoes from the 16th century painted on their exterior, the mountains can be seen from every angle and the people are incredibly friendly.

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The Buonconsiglio castle stands proudly at the northern edge of the city. The castle is one of the best ones I've seen, and that's saying a lot seeing how I road-tripped around Trentino and visited more than 15 other incredible castles in the area. Extremely well preserved, the castle offers unique insight into the culture of Trento and its rich history.

The city has a lot to offer and you can spend at least 3-4 days exploring it. Rent a car and explore the rest of the Trentino area during your visit, you won't regret it!

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