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La Citta Alta, Bergamo

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Must see · World heritage site · Architectural Building · Historic Site
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. Using our international travel planner, Bergamo attractions like La Citta Alta can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Bergamo is one of the most enchanting towns of the northern Italy. This destination is a MUST if you travel to this region. The food, the views, the unique restaurants and amenities are something you....  more »
  • This was a real surprise. You will surely go to Milano, one day, take the time to visite Bergamo, not far away, only 50 min by train. A real architectural wander, once a Serenissima city, it still...  more »

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