La Citta Alta, Bergamo

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 best place for a romantic trip...😍! A picturesque old town with an unforgettable atmosphere, lovely restaurants and cozy cafés ❤️  more »
  • Very nice old town who has manage to keep the old buildings etc intact. Take the funicular up the the upper town. Stroll around in the streets, take the little train, look into small shops, visit a...  more »

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