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Piazza Vecchia, Bergamo

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Situated in the heart of Bergamo's upper city, Piazza Vecchia serves as a historic reminder of the town's grandeur. Admire the plaza's classical architecture, displayed in the Palace of Reason, Scamozziano Palace, and marble arcade arches. The square's fountain is adorned with lions that Venice gave to the city in 1780. Several restaurants and cafes serve espresso, traditional regional specialties, and classic Italian pizzas. You can hike to the town, or take the nearby funicular if you'd rather not make the steep trek. Plan to visit Piazza Vecchia during your Bergamo vacation using our convenient Bergamo trip itinerary builder website.
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  • When you get off the funicular and have never visited here before, you are amazed when you walk out of the station. Then you wander through the narrow streets which are filled with bars, boutiques...  more »
  • Piazza Vecchia is the main and the most beautiful square in Bergamo, in the heart of the Citta Alta. In the past, it was the center of Bergamo's political power, and today it is a popular meeting...  more »
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