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La Citta Alta

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Cita Alta, Bergamo's old town, is the most amazing place. I spotted it whilst travelling from Bergamo airport to the train station and cut short a visit to Milan to go and see it and I am so glad that I did. It is the...More

1  Thank Gwyneth R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visit every time I come to Bergamo and it never disappoints- great things to see, great places to visit, great things to do great restaurants and all with very friendly and helpful staff.

1  Thank jennibailie7
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Magical place to wander and see the Venetian wall,piazza vecchia,the Renaissance theater or take la Scarlett's dei paradise and get down to citta bassa

1  Thank Curious562639
Reviewed 1 week ago

Citta Alta is very historical and beautiful place. It is great place to go and spend time in walking, exploring, enjoying architecture, food, caffe, gelato, tiramisu ...Beautiful small streets full of history. Riding up the funicular. I liked this place very much!

Thank GitasTrips
Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's face it...This is the reason any tourist would visit Bergamo. It's a full days of exploring all the interesting places this city has to offer. Recommended for a great day trip

Thank SteveCAFC63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a little gem of a town. The old city is quite delightful with amazing views over the countryside from the castlebat the top. It is a satisfying walk, about 170 steps up to the castle. We did not use the funicular but it might...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’ a wonderful place, you can take a walk in the old town to visit the old town, the cafes and the little shops around the piazza Vecchia. There are the old churches, like the Duomo, the Basilica andthe Carmine to visit. There is also...More

Thank miczuc29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expect long queues to ride the funiculars up to La Citta Alta, else be prepared for many cobblestones before reaching the top. Beautiful views below, but a city event was underway the day we chose to visit and incredible crowds, not fun!

Thank VTLColorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place oozes culture and history. Everywhere you look, there are pockets of gorgeousness. I have never been to Italy before and this place took my breath away and made me feel like I was home. The food, the architecture, the people. I’m in love...More

2  Thank sjpwardy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at Trattoria del Teatro...excellent food, I tried their home made ravioli in butter sage sauce. Excellent!!! we also had polenta alla Bergamasca with funghi porcini. My friends had the meat and it was melt in your mouth good....Service was Ok but not exceptional...other...More

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8 September 2018|
Response from cords52 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I don’t know whether or not the shops are open on a Sunday. I would think many would be as the focus is very much on tourism. I’m sure you could find out by asking locally wherever you are staying. I hope you enjoy... More
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8 August 2018|
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1 April 2018|
Response from eyalm89 | Reviewed this property |
i havent seen one but it was raining so if there is i probebly missed it.