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Do Eat Better Experience - Bergamo Traditional food tour

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Get an inside look into Bergamo’s historic cuisine with this gastro-tour led by a foodie guide. Explore the old town of Bergamo Alta on foot, stopping to sample rustic specialties and rich traditional dishes in a number of restaurants along the way. Learn about the evolution of the local cuisine from the Lombards to today, and end your tour with a scoop of stracciatella gelato, created in Bergamo.
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Alexandra M wrote a review Today
158 contributions55 helpful votes
Architectural Jewellery, perfect to hide for a moment of peace. You will discover interesting and intriguing sculptural and pictural pieces.
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Date of experience: October 2020
Malgorzata wrote a review Sep 2020
8,076 contributions458 helpful votes
A true jewel of Renaissance architecture in Bergamo , an example of everlasting beauty. The chapel was built as a funeral chapel for the great captain Ventura of Bergamo, Bartolomeo Colleoni of Amadeo. Here is located a tomb with a beautiful golden sarcophagus and a monument. The chapel adjoins the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. However, there is a separate entrance from the outside. No photography allowed inside. A real masterpiece that I highly recommendto visit.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Daji Screw wrote a review Jan 2020
Prague, Czech Republic207 contributions16 helpful votes
It's just behind another nice site in Bergamo, which is Piazza Vecchia. So when You go to see major sightseeing places in Bergamo You cannot miss this one. It's very nice and allows people to go inside.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Alessandro F wrote a review Dec 2019
Milan, Italy22,582 contributions161,472 helpful votes
Wonderful Renaissance chapel built in 1472 as the personal shrine for the condottiere Bartolomeo Colleoni and his beloved daughter Medea , nearby the church of Santa Maria Maggiore . To built it they had to knock down the sacristy . The facade is a jewel. The inside too.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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hopehousecottage wrote a review Nov 2019
Worcester, United Kingdom386 contributions76 helpful votes
Most people (well tourists) wandering around the stunning Piazza Vecchia in the heart of Bergamo’s Città Allta would look at the astonishing marbled exterior of Capella Colleoni and think it an elaborate entranceway into the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. I know I certainly did. I was almost right. Kind of. The site of Capella Colleoni was once the site of the sacristy of the church against which it stands, until 15th century mercenary captain Bartolomeo Colleoni decided that this was the place he wanted to build his personal shrine to himself and his daughter Medea. He had the sacristy torn down by his soldiers and this chapel built in its place. He was that kind of guy. Colleoni was a big fish in these parts and something of a local hero in Bergamo. The whole place is extraordinary testament to a mix of ego and religion. Outside you have Roman military leaders Julius Caesar and Trajan and inside countless biblical references. You get the distinct impression of a powerful man displaying his wealth and influence while hedging his bets in the afterlife. You’re not supposed to take photos inside (I don’t know why, Colleoni was clearly saying “look at me and how important I am” when he had it built) so you’ll find the outside pictured from every conceivable angle on the internet but not all that many images of the startling ostentation of interior. Still, it’s free to get in so just go in and gawp for yourselves.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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