Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero, Bergamo

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A living church in which worshippers still gather every day for mass, Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero is the central cathedral of Bergamo. It was rebuilt several times since the ninth century, with major renovations undertaken in 1689 and 1889. Designed in the shape of a Latin cross with a single nave, the cathedral's interior contains a number of paintings by high-Renaissance artists such as Giovanni Battista Moroni, Giovanni Cariani, and Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. Just beside the church is the octagonal baptistry, with bas-relief episodes of the life of Christ and a statue of John the Baptist. Work out when and for how long to visit Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero and other Bergamo attractions using our handy Bergamo holiday planner.
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  • If you arrive in Bergamo for a cultural tour you should not miss a visit to this Cathedral dedicated to Saint Alexander
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  • It is adjacent to the Basilica which she is huge, it has quickly made the turn because this duomo is really small and it is forbidden to take a picture, a sitter we call to order at the same time she manages little shop of remembrance of the Church :), this duomo is part of this skewer duomo-basilica - Chapel and churches joined a few metres each and others on the same place! which is atypical that it would confuse them between them! Visit this wonder but also the others because they are wonderful pieces of history!
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  • Beautiful baroque Cathedral. Very rich! Absolutely recommend a visit! Dedicated to Saint Christopher, patron saint of the city.
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  • Visit this place if you come to Citta Alta
  • Impressive cathedral with relicts of Saint John 23!!
  • loved the statues and paintings on the ceilings
  • Less wonderful than basilica di santa next door. But if you have a look at the side chapel ceiling its got a lovley painting of Jesus in the clouds.
  • Duomo di Bergamo is an impressive cathedral in the old town.