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  • 1. Città Alta

    The town has two centres: "Città alta" (upper city), a hilltop medieval town, surrounded by 17th century cyclopic defensive walls, and the "Città bassa" (lower city). The two parts of the town are...

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  • 2. Piazza Vecchia

    This is the main square of Upper Bergamo. It is surrounded by various old buildings. One of these is Palazzo della Ragione that was built during the second half of the XII century and rebuilt in the...

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  • 3. Città Bassa

    The Biblioteca Tiraboschi library is a modern building and was opened in 2004. It is located at: Via San Bernardino 74 24122 Bergamo Tel: +39-35-399476 Opening hours: Mo-Th: 8:30AM - 7PM Fr: 8:30AM...

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  • 4. La Rocca.

    This fortress was built between the 1331 and 1336. It is located on a hill, which was believed to have been the Roman capitol. Its original building was...

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  • 5. Museo Donizettiano.

    Gaetano Donizetti was a very famous music composer. He was born on november 29th 1797 and died in 1848. He composed about seventy operas in thirty years. Museo...

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  • 6. Casoncelli alla Bergamasca.

    These are a kind of ravioli (stuffed pasta) filled with with a mixture of bread crumbs, egg, cheese, ground beef, salami or sausage, spinach, raisins, amaretto...

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  • 7. Torre Civica.

    Torre Civica (the civic tower) is also called the "Campanone" because it has a very large bell inside. Large bell could be translated as "campanone". This...

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  • 8. Polenta e osei.

    Polenta e osei is a typical cake of Bergamo. It is the sweet version of polenta (mashed corn) with small birds.This good dessert is made with sponge cake,...

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  • 9. Piazza Duomo.

    Piazza Duomo is a small square at the back of piazza Vecchia. It is surrounded by some religious buildings as the Cathedral (duomo), dedicated to Saint...

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  • 10. Sentierone

    Sentierone is the promenade lined with trees in the Lower Town, near the Donizetti Theater. Here you can find some old cafe and wonderful boutique, but also...

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  • 11. Visit the natural science museum.

    Museo Civico di Scienze Naturali “Enrico Caffi” is a very large museum with lots of findings related to the nature. Here you can see stuffed animals of every...

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  • 12. Local Tourist Office

    The IAT, the local Bergamo Tourist Office is located at the lower city opposite the train station:Viale Papa Giovanni XXIII 57There is a second branch at the...

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  • 13. Città Alta Smithy

    In Città Alta is the only blacksmith in town. He still makes the traditional gates and gratings and other iron artefacts for the local house renovations.His...

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  • 14. Parks and Green Space

    Bergamo is loaded with parks and green space areas. Considering the demand for space in a crowded inner city this is quite nice. We found the areas above and...

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  • 15. MONUMENTO ALL 'ALPINO

    Commissioned by Alpine Bergamo - Associazione Nazionale Alpini - the MONUMENTO ALL "ALPINO was inaugurated March 18, 1962 and is a tribute to honor the comrades...

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  • 16. The Pic That Made My Whole Trip Worthwhile ;-P

    So there I was sitting on the terrace at Bar Flora, a beer in one hand, a cigarette in the other, surrounded by VT drinking buddies and having a very pleasant...

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  • 17. Nice Campus!!

    Bergamo's university, Universita degli Studi di Bergamo, is a relatively recent addition to the city's attractions. This was founded in 1968 with a single...

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  • 18. GATES OF BERGAMO

    There are four GATES OF BERGAMO all located in Citta' Alta.Porta San GiacomoBuilt in 1592Part of the original Venetian WallsPorta Sant AllesandroLeads from...

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  • 19. Bergamo festival

    During my stay in Bergamo, there was a festival on which was also a national holiday. For one of our VT group photos, we met in Piazza Vecchia. There were...

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  • 20. The walls of the Upper town.

    Upper Bergamo is surrounded by around six kilometers of walls. These already existed at Roman times. They were rebuilt during the Middle Ages. From 1561 to 1588...

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  • 21. I. A. T. The tourist information offices.

    There are two tourist offices in Bergamo. One is some meters outside the train station; in viale Papa Giovanni XXIII. The other is in Upper Bergamo; in via...

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  • 22. The Weather in Bergamo

    Two useful links:- Weather in Bergamo- Weather in Bergamo Pic: On my way to Bergamo (taken from the plane).

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  • 23. General Info

    Tourism Offices* Bergamo - Lower CityTourist Information (first pic)Piazzale Marconi (near the Station)- Tel.: (+39) 035 21 02 04- Fax: (+39) 035 23 01 84- E....

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  • 24. Citta Alta and Citta Bassa

    Bergamo is divided into two parts called Città Alta (upper city) and Città Bassa (lower city). The Città Alta is the old town with most of Bergamo’s historical...

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  • 25. Lone lady travelling..

    When I decided to go to Italy, it was really the first holiday I have ever taken on my own. Although I went to Portugal two years ago on my own - I did actually...

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