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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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  • Absolutely stunning views. It is worth the walk up and down. It is a beautiful old town at the top with lots of cafes and restaurants. 
    Absolutely stunning views. It is worth the walk up and down. It is a beautiful old town at the top with lots of cafes and restaurants.  more »
  • Amazing! Hilltop medieval town. Gorgeous narrow winding alleyways lined with restaurants, bars and lovely shops and coffee shops. We were there as the Christmas decorations were all put up and the... 
    Amazing! Hilltop medieval town. Gorgeous narrow winding alleyways lined with restaurants, bars and lovely shops and coffee shops. We were there as the Christmas decorations were all put up and the...  more »

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