Il Sentierone

Il Sentierone, Bergamo: Address, Il Sentierone Reviews: 4/5

Il Sentierone
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ViaBen
Greater London, UK755 contributions
The heart of the city
Sep 2021
Long, wide and lively avenue that is 'the' centre of Bergamo. The City Hall, porticoes, the Donizetti Theatre, the beautiful Torre dei Caduti, statues, green spaces and plenty of restaurants, shops and cafes.
The best place in the city to window-shop, people-watch, enjoy a coffee or an aperitivo and enjoy the atmosphere.
Less impressive than the Citta' Alta, but definitely more authentic.
Written 2 October 2021
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Malgorzata
10,460 contributions
Lovely place
Oct 2019
The Sentierone is one of the most famous avenues in Bergamo. Buildings such as the Donizetti Theater and the Church of San Bartolomeo overlook this pretty tree-lined avenue. Built in 1620, although initially it was a small path. In the 1900s, the Sentierone was modernized with the construction of the Quadriportico,. Today the Sentierone is considered the heart of Bergamo Bassa, one of the most important avenues for both shopping and catering. Some significant events that affect the city also often take place at the Sentierone.
Written 30 September 2020
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ParoleAnima
Milan, Italy275 contributions
high street in the lower part of Bergamo
Oct 2019
This is not only the high street for shopping in Bergamo with all the major names you'd expect to find; it is an historically important urban artery, running from Palazzo Frizzoni (City Hall) to Bergamo’s main church, la Chiesa di San Bartolomeo e Stefano. This tie between the city’s commercial and religious inclinations is no coincidence; they represent two driving forces of the city. Most folks will be inclined to stop at Balzer, the cafè across the street from the not-yet-reopened Donizetti Opera House. Try their classic dessert, polenta e osei (corn meal with birds) if you can handle something REALLY sweet.
Written 16 November 2019
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albertv1527
Utrecht, The Netherlands601 contributions
Stylish street in lower city
Nov 2018 • Friends
A stylish street surrounded by classical buildings such as the Donizetti theatre.
Have a coffee at elegant cafe Balzer (pay first at the cashier's). This is a nice place to see locals going about their daily business.
Written 31 July 2019
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545medva
Budapest, Hungary3,972 contributions
Very elegant
Nov 2018 • Couples
Once it was the "parade" street of the nobles of Bergamo. Still today it is very nice to stroll along, or have a coffee at Balzer coffee shop.
Written 25 November 2018
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Brad H
Morgantown, WV42 contributions
Nice place for a stroll
Jul 2018 • Friends
High end shops in the lower town of Bergamo. Right on the main drag. If you happen to be walking by, it can occupy a few minutes. Not worth a journey to visit.
Written 20 July 2018
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Martino B
Chelmsford, UK4,823 contributions
Nice walk
Dec 2017 • Business
This is a great walk in downtown Bergamo with down interesting architecture coffee shops and restaurants around the area . Good place go a good old passeggiata
Written 18 December 2017
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theitalianguest
Bergamo, Italy86 contributions
A long street
Jan 2017 • Solo
You walk along the “Sentierone”, as we call it here, the longest street in Bergamo downtown and you can smell chocolate in the air, so good! This happens during the end of January for the Bergamo Chocolate festival! Check my blog in bio to read more!
Written 30 January 2017
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BeSpecialTours
Salzburg Region, Austria52 contributions
busy on saturdays but a nice place to watch people
Oct 2015 • Couples
It is a nice place to watch people since you will find that there are few shops, a nice old caffè and lots of people that are walking with their children and family there and meet others at this place. Best time is Saturday afternoon to watch people.
Written 26 September 2016
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Martino C
Peterborough, UK564 contributions
The Show Window of Bergamo
May 2015 • Friends
Do you have a new suit? A new dress? A new boyfriend or girlfriend? Walk ap and down the Sentierone and everybody that matters will know. Do you want to meet people you have not seen in 50 years? Sit at one 0f the many open air bars: sooner or later your friend will walk by. A pleasure with a nice weather.
Written 23 May 2015
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