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La Citta Alta, Bergamo

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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Explore the medieval history of Bergamo in La Citta Alta. Perched on a hill overlooking the rest of the city, this upper city is surrounded by 17th-century Venetian walls and is home to the majority of Bergamo's historic buildings and cultural heritage sites. Admire colorful frescoes and Romanesque architecture at the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Visit the 14th-century castle that anchors the old city. You can walk from the lower city or take the funicular for views of the city and countryside. Add La Citta Alta and other attractions to your Bergamo trip itinerary using our Bergamo trip itinerary planner.
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  • Go to Lombardy and not visit the upper town is like going to Venice and not see Piazza San Marco ... the city inside the city, with narrow streets and à simply magical and enchanting views
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  • I wanted to visit Bergamo. Favorite movie from childhood Truffaldino from Bergamo with Konstantin raikin. And that's such an opportunity. The upper town is very beautiful and interesting. Posmoteli main square, marched through the narrow streets, then came to the fortress wall, overlooking the magnificent panorama of the lower town, wonderful chestnut alley. The day was sunny, all colors are very bright. Unforgettable impressions!
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  • It is not unlike many other charming old city centers in Italy, but it is one of the nicest. And I happen to live now in walking distance. There are fantastic restaurants, cafes, and gelato shops up t...  read more »
  • Ok... got one of our meals wrong (unapologetically ) but quality was typical. Beer selection good.
  • Nice cozy place, a bit small, but has good choice of beer, both draft and bottled. Got free crisps for the beer.)
  • Brewery in the Centre of the high Bergamo Chita, good beer and a great atmosphere.
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  • Best food quality! Good service
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  • Great selection of beers
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