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La Citta Alta, Bergamo

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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. Using our international travel planner, Bergamo attractions like La Citta Alta can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The upper town (Citta Alta) of Bergamo is the medieval part of Bergamo, rising up about 100 m above the newer lower city. It can be reached by funiculare (from the Viale V. Emanuelle II) or by foot... 
    The upper town (Citta Alta) of Bergamo is the medieval part of Bergamo, rising up about 100 m above the newer lower city. It can be reached by funiculare (from the Viale V. Emanuelle II) or by foot...  more »
  • We had the opportunity to explore, both on foot and by funiculars, this marvel of Bergamo. We got lost in the narrow streets, ate delicious cakes, drank coffee on one of the many open terraces (even....  more
    We had the opportunity to explore, both on foot and by funiculars, this marvel of Bergamo. We got lost in the narrow streets, ate delicious cakes, drank coffee on one of the many open terraces (even....  more »

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