Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero, Bergamo

#4 of 192 in Historic Sites in Province of Bergamo
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Landmark
A living church in which worshippers still gather every day for mass, Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero is the central cathedral of Bergamo. It was rebuilt several times since the ninth century, with major renovations undertaken in 1689 and 1889. Designed in the shape of a Latin cross with a single nave, the cathedral's interior contains a number of paintings by high-Renaissance artists such as Giovanni Battista Moroni, Giovanni Cariani, and Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. Just beside the church is the octagonal baptistry, with bas-relief episodes of the life of Christ and a statue of John the Baptist. Add Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero to your Bergamo travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Bergamo holiday maker.
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  • The cathedral is inconspicuous from the outside, a bit pressed into other buildings, f inished with beautiful white marble from the outside, it does not make a huge impression but inside it is...  more »
  • Well worth to spend some time here. Beautiful tapestries and paintings. Lots of details, so you can really spend some time here. Makes you feel humble.  more »
  • I was impressed by the inside. Bergamo Alta and it's museums are highly recommendable. I love it!
  • It was beautiful to see the catedral at night. Personally I could appreciate better the architecture with its light.
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