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La Citta Alta

Bergamo, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 65 attractions in Bergamo
Type: Historic Sites
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is a delightful little old town. We stayed in a hotel near the base of the old town, which allowed us to explore the old town during the day and eat there at night. The funicular to access the old town is cheap and runs quite late. The old town is very nice but, apart from the odd museum... More

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Moss, Norway
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Small cafe's and less traffic. Nice architecture and atmosphere. Well worth the visit both on foot and by cableway.

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Bergamo, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Città Alta in italian language means high part of the city; in Bergamo this the old part of the city on a hill and the walls all around were built from 1561 under the Venetian Republic (from 1427 to 1797) to protect the town from invaders. Inside the wall the city you can find an wonderfull medioeval city very well... More

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San Gwann, Malta
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81 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

If you do not want to take the Funicular or the bus you can always walk here because it is only about 20 minutes to arrive. The place is full of beautiful old buildings and narrow, winding streets. All around is the wall which, we were told, never faced an attack. Eating up here means that you eat in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

easy access to the funiculare. great preservation of the character of the place, no modern signs just old stone,and really nice places to eat.

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Lajares, Canarias, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Ok so the Tram is a little scary but well worth it, it is a beautiful historic town loads of great views, flowers, and cafes, also spotted a few cheap clothes shops which had fantastic quality clothes in :)

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manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

This place is extremely nice to just wander the little streets have a coffee / meal or just enjoy the fabulous views. One the worlds beautiful places a must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This is a magical place.Full of history,lovely restaurants and nice shops.Go up to the castle at the very top for fantastic views of the mountains and the plains below.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

After visiting Milan and just before we left off home via the Bergamo airport, we decided to visit La Citta Alta of Bergamo. Lovery small streets, beautiful squares and churches. Great views on the Alps as well. A place to go for all travelers!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I went with my friend for a girlie break, but intend to return for a romantic break. The snowy alps could be seen from the tower.

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