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Palazzo del Podesta

Closes in 30 min: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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Probably better if you read Italian!

We went it because it was free. It's very interactive and some panels are in English but most is... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2016
Tonytourist
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Montesson, France
step in and wonder around

the Palazzo del Podesta is located on the upper city's main square, the Piazza Vecchia. Just step... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2016
r0landbrunner
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Zurich, Switzerland
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  • Excellent33%
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  • Average9%
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Oct 10, 2016
“Probably better if you read Italian!”
Jul 16, 2016
“Fantastico!”
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All’ombra del Campanone, il Palazzo del Podestà vi racconta una storia che ha origini lontane: al piano terra, immergetevi nella Bergamo romana degli scavi archeologici, per poi salire al primo piano ed ammirare i meravigliosi affreschi del cavedio...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Bergamo
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Piazza Vecchia | Citta Alta, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
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Reviewed August 14, 2014

I popped into the museum for a visit after I was done ascending the Campanone tower. The Palazzo del Podesta and the Campanone share a common entrance and ticket office. I also figured I had nothing but time to lose because I had a Bergamo...More

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Reviewed August 18, 2015
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

We went it because it was free. It's very interactive and some panels are in English but most is in Italian. You can some old roman foundations. I think the idea is to see the influence of Venice on the world, how the venetians changed...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2016

Beautiful! awsome! inspirational feeling! Makes you feel humble to be able to visit and take in the structure of this wonderful palce

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Reviewed May 30, 2016

the Palazzo del Podesta is located on the upper city's main square, the Piazza Vecchia. Just step in and stroll around. Don't miss the library rooms in the second floor, and the two huge old globes. a discovery free of charge.

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Reviewed September 23, 2015

We loved learning about Venetian Bergamo. The interactive element brought the history to life. We had a excellent museum guide who talked us through the technology.

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Reviewed August 14, 2014

I popped into the museum for a visit after I was done ascending the Campanone tower. The Palazzo del Podesta and the Campanone share a common entrance and ticket office. I also figured I had nothing but time to lose because I had a Bergamo...More

2  Thank RegionalRoadie
Reviewed July 7, 2013

The museum is small but nicely done and the staff is so friendly that it is worth a visit. Very close to the cathedral, Piazza Vecchia, etc

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