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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights at the Gombit Hotel. Outside cafes, gelato and wonderful restaurants. You can tour on your own or partake of guided tours. We would have taken one of the Food Tours but they were sold out.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Wisconsincheese
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very authentic old town. Very impressed unpretentious, but really beautiful at the same time. Better to stay in the old town than to queue for an hour for the funicular every time you want to go there.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank KhaledA917
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Citta Alta of Bergamo is just wonderful. It feels very Italian of the old sort. With narrow streets, several beautiful churches, delightful squares and innumerable places to eat or just watch the world go by. In September, they also had, as they have for the past few years although it may become biannual due to cost, a Green Square event. This comprises all the squares and many other open areas being turned into beautiful green spaces. It is all done with potted plants but the result is a green City, with open squares, with the odd marble fountain, being transformed into a garden with paths between the areas of planting. Truly delightful.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank AlanandJanie
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great area to wander around and explore the cobbled back streets. The daylight on the buildings is always changing and makes for beautiful photographs. The only downside during our time there was the numerous groups of decrepit elderly tourists blocking the narrow streets and having no clue that there were other people wanting to walk about and enjoy the area.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank TaurangaTikiTourer
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Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

The oldvtown is high compared to most of today's city and that provides a nice view of the surroundings. I would sugest a walk during the evening and sundown. A lot of food shops and restaurants for wine, cheese, salame and ice cream lovers. On the other hand there are many churches beautifully decorated if you into art. Overall it is woth the trip uphill...

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank BrunoLimaPinto
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