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Funicolare San Vigilio

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Address: Via Colle Aperto, Bergamo, Italy

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The easy way to get to San Vigilio

This is the second funicolare in Bergamo, leading up to the area of San Vigilio. It's cheap and you can use it to get to the Castello di San Vigilio from where you will see the... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Nik R
Varna, Bulgaria
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Varna, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is the second funicolare in Bergamo, leading up to the area of San Vigilio. It's cheap and you can use it to get to the Castello di San Vigilio from where you will see the most beautiful views of Bergamo and its surroundings. There is a terrace at the upper station of the funicolare which is also a perfect... More 

1 Thank Nik R
Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

You can get on the Funicular for free with the city bus ticket. I recommend getting the 2.5 euro day pass. This Funicular has much better views then the one from lower city to high city. The funicular runs every 15 minutes.

1 Thank iat410
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The views alone are worth the journey to the top of Bergamo Alta. There is an old castle where you can climb the tower to get the beautiful views of the mountains and the valleys. There are two restaurants near the funicular station and both have delicious sounding menus although we did not try either of them.

1 Thank Jackie K
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

This Funicolare provides great views around Bergamo and should be included in your visit and well worth the time and effort..

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Gdynia, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Children will love the ride. Views are outstanding, you do not even have to climb the castle. If you arrive to Bergamo by plane, just buy a 5 EURO 24h tickets, both funicolares are included.

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Reviewed 11 November 2016

Great views, price included in the Bergamo public transport ticket. If you want to buy the ticket here, there's only a machine. If you have 72-hour ticket just show it to the driver, and he/she will let you in.

Thank Magda M
Katowice, Poland
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Wonderful view from the top, a very good place to take pictures of city skylines.I can recommend to all tourists.

Thank Jolanta A
Orlando, FL
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

On the edge of the old town, this funicular takes you up to a series of vistas of the countryside that are beautiful. Also,several nice restaurants are worth your while to investigate for lunch or dinner. Walk both ways when you get to the top to experience different views.Buy your ticket at the kiosk on the way to the station... More 

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Most beautiful view opens up once you reach the top. Going up, try to take the single seats on the left side (beautiful view). Couple of nice restaurant located right next to the station.

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The Hague
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Taking the funicolare up to San Vigilio is a must at least once in the duration of your visit. Before going up, one must realize that the view on Bergamo Citta Alta is best at sunset, when the sun is behind you and the colors on the buildings turn warm amber or at night when the city is lit. During... More 

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