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Address: Bergamo, Italy

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The old town is like stepping back into a medieval city state. On every side are interesting buildings. The Duomo is especially nice with the adjacent octaganol baptistery .Santa... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The old town is like stepping back into a medieval city state. On every side are interesting buildings. The Duomo is especially nice with the adjacent octaganol baptistery .Santa Maria Maggiore is also beautiful with its striking Romanesque architecture.There are lots of charming bars and restaurants.

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Bergamo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We spent there one afternoon and Evening. We took the cablecar to get there and it was a great experience. Being up there felt like going back in time. We bought some bags and coats and enjoyed a tremendous dinner. I would revisit any time.

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Bergamo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wonderful place near the Prealps and not far away from Milan around 50 km. this town is rounded by venician walls and is very easy to get from the airport and from the north of italy.

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Bergamo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

It should be visited at least once in life. There are beautiful sights and a lot of places where sit quiet and drink or eat something good

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Bergamo, Italia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have been living in Bergamo since my birth, so, maybe, my point of view is a little biased. I traveled in a lot of different countries, but I must confess that what we have here, the Old Upper Town, is almost unique. It is its extension, its conservation state, its charm that makes it unique. In old Europe, but... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We took the funicular to the top and the view is great over Citta Bassa but there is very little to do up there unless you want to sit and eat.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Although this was my first trip to Italy and only seen Milan and Bergamo I can definitely write that this was the most scenic, romantic and beautiful old town I have been to in Europe! You can see it on foot in less the a day but the place has so many great restaurants, sights to see I would definitely... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

It is old medieval and beautiful. Nice for the panoramic view of the city, you can find a lot of nice restaurants, excellent for a walk.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Walking from the central station after the bus, which brought us from the airport, had dropped us at the main station. You already see it: a fortification in the horizon. You just have to go there. You won't be disappointed by the ancient gothique style and the high amount of churches. Furthermore there are a lot of possibilities to spend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

In my two visits to Italy, this is by far my most favorite place to visit. It's like stepping back in time, quaint, beautiful and full of history, as well as great restaurants and cafes.

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