Bergamo Things to Do

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    Citta Alta Funicular
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    Colleoni Chapel.
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    The cathedral.
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  • 1. Città Alta

    The Porta Sant’ Agostino city gate is the Southern gate to Città Alta for all motorized traffic. Although the center gate is just a single lane, all traffic (including the buses and trucks) have to...

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  • 2. Piazza Vecchia

    This beautiful square in the centre of Bergamo has a lovely fountain in the centre. This is decorated with white marble lions donated to the city by Alvise Contarini in 1780. On the north side there...

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  • 3. Città Bassa

    Città Bassa or the lower town is probably the first part of the town of Bergamo that you will encounter. The train station is the main port to town. The nicest thing about Città Bassa is that it's...

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  • 4. Basilica S. Maria Maggiore

    Santa Maria Maggiore's basilica dates from the twelfth century, the North and South porches were added by Giovanni da Campione in the fourteenth century. Next to the south portal of Santa Maria...

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  • 5. Colleoni Chapel

    The Colleoni's chapel is the mausoleum of Bartolomeo Colleoni, a military leader that made this chapel build as tomb for himself and for his daughter Medea. In the chapel there is a wonderful golden...

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  • 6. Cathedral

    Walk through the arches of the Palace of Reason and you enter the Piazza del Duomo - Cathedral Square. On this square you will find the cathedral, the baptistry, the Church of Saint-Mary Major and the...

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  • 7. Rocca Fortress

    The origins of this fortress can probably be traced back to Roman times. Historically the fortress has been occupied by the Longobards, the Franks, the...

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  • 8. San Vigilio

    From the upper town we took a scenic and enjoyable funicular ride to San Vigilio with its castle remains and beautiful views. I mentioned before that people in...

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  • 9. Torre Civica - Campanone

    A wonderful view of Bergamo! The Civic tower was the symbol of the civic power in Bergamo, it is 52 meter high and from its top you can have a wonderful view of...

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  • 10. Statue of Harlequin

    The Statue of Harlequin is a statue near the Urban Center, in the Lower City. Harlequin is the Commedia dell'Arte mask form Bergamo, and is statue is just here...

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  • 11. Historic laundry

    The historic laundry in the Upper city is near to the Gombito Tower. It was built in the XIX century and it was used till the '50es. Now it is one of the most...

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  • 12. Fara

    The Fara is the field you find in front of the Saint Augustine Church in the Upper City. Here you can relax, have pic-nic, play football, and rest before going...

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  • 13. San Giacomo Gate

    San Giacomo gate is one of the gate to the Upper City. From the Lower City Center you will recognize it: it is the white gate exactly in front of you. You can...

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  • 14. Colli di Bergamo Natural Park

    Colli di Bergamo is a natural Park between the city and some town in the Brembana Valley. Its center is in the Valmarina Monastery, in Ramera district. Here...

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  • 15. Carrara Academy

    The Carrara Academy is one of the oldest art gallery in Italy. It was founded at the end of the XVIII Century by the Count Carrara and it collects a big number...

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  • 16. Donizetti Museum

    The Donizetti Museum is a museum about Donzietti, the composer from Bergamo. Here you will find documents, objects and also music instruments that Donizetti...

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  • 17. Bernareggi Museum

    The Bernareggi Museum is a religious museum in Bergamo. It is in via Pignolo, in the lower part of the city and it collects a lot of painting, sculptures and...

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  • 18. St. Bernardino Church

    In the St. Bernardino Church in the lower city, you can see the most wonderful altarpiece painted by Lorenzo Lotto. In this altarpiece there are Our Lady with...

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  • 19. St. Augustine Church

    The St. Augustine Church is near the St. Augustine's gate, one of the gate to the upper city. It is a Gothic church, with wonderful rose window and...

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  • 20. St. Bartolomeo and Stefano Church

    The St. Bartolomeo and Stefano Church is a baroque church situated in the lower part of Bergamo, near the Donizetti Theater. Here you can find the Martinengo...

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  • 21. Cittadella

    Cittadella is a medieval military outpost built in Colle Aperto by the Visconti, lords of Milan, during their domination, but in the Venetian period it became a...

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  • 22. Gombito Tower

    The Gombito Tower is a tower built by the Del Zoppo family in the middle of the upper city, near an important roman cross-route. It is 52 meters high and you...

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  • 23. Gamec - Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery

    Gamec is the Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery in Bergamo. It is in the lower part of the city and it opened in 1991. The gallery includes a permanent...

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  • 24. The Archaeological Museum

    The Archaeological Museum of Bergamo is in the Cittadella, near Colle Aperto, in the upper town. Here you can discover the story of the city since 2000 b.C. to...

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  • 25. The Creberg Theater

    The Creberg Theater, opened in 2004, is the "modern" theater of Bergamo and it proposes a lot of very exciting concerts, cabarets, musicals, dancing shows and...

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