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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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  • Old town in Bergamo is raelly a must see. Wonderfull small streets and old buildings. A lot of bars and restaurants. Worth going up 
    Old town in Bergamo is raelly a must see. Wonderfull small streets and old buildings. A lot of bars and restaurants. Worth going up  more »
  • Great for a short walk and the view from up there is outstanding! The whole city has a nice atmosphere because of the old architecture. 
    Great for a short walk and the view from up there is outstanding! The whole city has a nice atmosphere because of the old architecture.  more »

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