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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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  • Spent 5 nights here & had a fabulous stay. There is so much to see, fabulous restaurants to visit & is a really friendly place. 
    Spent 5 nights here & had a fabulous stay. There is so much to see, fabulous restaurants to visit & is a really friendly place.  more »
  • Visiting Bergamo and the La Citta Alta (old city) is a must. Go early (before 10am) to avoid the crowds. A lot of great shops and food (excellent food) and don’t forget to visit the basilica. We... 
    Visiting Bergamo and the La Citta Alta (old city) is a must. Go early (before 10am) to avoid the crowds. A lot of great shops and food (excellent food) and don’t forget to visit the basilica. We...  more »

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