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Review of Monastero d'Astino

Monastero d'Astino
Ranked #17 of 142 things to do in Bergamo
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I've been visited this place with a group of locals.
There is a parking service by the entrance (it is not allowed to drive if you're not a resident so you have a to pay and park the car).
Once you leave your car you start a nice walk through the main road.
There is a beautiful monastero with a bar inside where they offer a nice Italian aperitif (there are many events running too as concerts, dj sets) and an interesting orto with many varieties and explanations of the project.
A visit recommended on a sunny weekend.

Thank eli r
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the monastero last week and loved it. At night time in the summer there is a great ambience due to the outdoor pop-up restaurants- serving great pizzas and a few other lovely dishes! Drinks were also of a very good quality. The monastery itself was cool but didn't take long to walk around- I would go for dinner and have a look round at the same time. Prices in the restaurant very reasonable and great quality!

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

I've rated this a 3 as we didn't actually get to see anything with it being closed but we had a super walk to get there which is worthy recommending.

Leave La Citta Alta by the Sant'Allesandro Gate (where the funicular leaves to go up to San Viglio). Follow Via Sudorno until eventually you see Via Astino on your right. Via Astino is cobbled and winds its way down to the monastery.

I don't know how long it took as it was so hot that day we were going very slowly, but there were lovely views and the roads were very quiet.

Disappointingly, the monastery itself was closed so I'm not sure what was there (lots of cafes judging by one of the signs) but I was able to use the loos!!

Thank YorkshireHannah
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We wandered in here almost by accident, as this seems to be one of the Bergamo university campus buildings these days and is thus redundant as a church. Just inside is an open courtyard and then behind that another courtyard. Evidence of faded glory with remnants of wall frescos and the info on one sign said there was a wall with fossils embedded but we didn't find that. Not much else to see, as off the courtyards are lecture rooms and other university facilities. Pop in if you are passing that way on your walks round the walls..

Thank SFM1959
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

there is a nice walk from Bergamo San Vigilio (some 2 hours) to come here, but the former Cloister is itself is closed for reconstruction (some short opening hours on Saturdays and Sundays, information at the tourist desk in Bergamo). However, from the walking trail you have a nice view on the Monastero.

Thank r0landbrunner
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