Grotta Gigante / Briška jama

Grotta Gigante, also known as Riesengrotte or as Grotta di Brisciachi, is a giant cave on the Italian side of the Karst, close to the village of Borgo Grotta Gigante or Briščiki in the municipality of Sgonico.

Landmarks in the Area

Church
The Temple of Monte Grisa is a Roman-Catholic church north of the city of . is situated 2 km southwest of Grotta Gigante / Briška jama. Photo: Tiesse, Public domain.

Garden
The Giardino Botanico Carsiana is a botanical garden located within the municipality of Sgonico between the villages of Gabrovizza and Sgonico, Province of Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, . is situated 3 km northwest of Grotta Gigante / Briška jama.

University
The Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati is an international, state-supported, post-graduate-education and research institute, located in , . is situated 3½ km south of Grotta Gigante / Briška jama. Photo: Mike Peel, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Railway station
Miramare railway station is a railway station in Miramare, a suburb of , in the autonomous region of , . is situated 3½ km west of Grotta Gigante / Briška jama.

Localities in the Area

Village
Prosecco is a former village and now a suburb of , . is situated 2½ km west of Grotta Gigante / Briška jama. Photo: Tiesse, CC0.

Town
Villa Opicina also spelled Opicina, is a town in north-eastern , close to the border at Fernetti. is situated 3 km southeast of Grotta Gigante / Briška jama.

Suburb
Barcola is a maritime neighbourhood of , . is situated 3½ km south of Grotta Gigante / Briška jama. Photo: Tiesse, Public domain.

Hamlet
Voglje is a village in the Municipality of Sežana in the Littoral region of right on the border with . is situated 4 km northeast of Grotta Gigante / Briška jama.

Grotta Gigante / Briška jama

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