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Colleoni Chapel (Cappella Colleoni)

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Address: Near Santa Maria Maggiore, Bergamo, Italy
Phone Number: +39-035-21-00-61
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Beautiful Capella Colleoni

Capella Colleoni is located at the edge of Piazza Vechhia. It has a very ornate and beautiful exterior as well as the interior. It was the personal shrine of the condotierre... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Nik R
Varna, Bulgaria
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Syracuse, New York, United States
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153 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Colleoni Chapel is next door to the Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica and, as such, you can easily make the quick visit. It's another Romanesque structure that was built in the 15th century that contains the tomb of Bartolomeo Colleoni complete with reliefs and statuary. You'll be in and out in five minutes.

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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Capella Colleoni is located at the edge of Piazza Vechhia. It has a very ornate and beautiful exterior as well as the interior. It was the personal shrine of the condotierre Bartolomeo Colleoni and nowadays it houses his tomb and one of his daughters' - Medea Colleoni - her funerary monument can be seen on one of the walls. There... More 

Thank Nik R
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything in this chapel is mind blowing exquisite - the workmanship is truly wonderful - its quite simply the most inspiring example of what man can create - one word of advice try and go during the week off season - its worth a pilgrimage.

Thank Patrick M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing and intricate geometrical designs in marble are the first feature one observes at the Capella Colleoni - breath-takingly beautiful, the intricate designs are a wonder to see.

Thank Nash29London
Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautfully elaborate decoration for a small town , a true gem of a building, both inside and out, check out the well polished lion statues outside where years of passers-by have sat or touched the monument.

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Sale, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A beautiful looking chapel on the edge of the Piazza Vecchia, very ornate outside and surprisingly small inside.

Thank JDsale
Slovenske Konjice, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

It is a great mix of 15th century building by Amadeo with later baroque details and excellent Tiepolo frescos on the celling.

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Marsascala, Malta
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We visited the Cathedral of Bergamo first and all around, taking lots of photos everywhere including the cathedral which actually I would have understood refusing permission to take flash photography as it can have an effect on paintings, but no the cathedral was most welcoming unlike this place! Firstly you had a job to get through the door given the... More 

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Warrington, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Although the chapel is quite small, in comparison, it is breathtaking! A most beautiful and unexpectedly detailed building. The architecture and the attention to detail to the interior was, literally, very moving.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Very pretty and unique... Especially when viewed from the tower...Early morning is a nice time to wander the piazza and streets of the old town...

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