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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  • Amazing collection of medieval to renaissance buildings, picturesque alleys, and restaurants. You may take the funicular up, walk (quite a hike) or if lucky get a parking spot outside the Venetian...  more »
  • The whole Bergamo Alta is a very charming place. Bergamo Alta is a city with surprises and culture places to discover. You can visit this characteristic, lovely shops, the beautiful church of...  more »
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