Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Bergamo is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Bergamo a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Bergamo.
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Piazza Vecchia, Bergamo, Italy
It is located in the heart of the old town and displays a mix of medieval and Renaissance architecture. Pizza Vecchia is the heart of the city and its beauty and balanced proportion of lines and volumes makes it unforgettable. The beautiful white marble Contarini fountain in the centre is the major draw card. A walk through this majestic square is ...
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Piazza Duomo, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
With the construction beginning in early 12th century, this church is dedicated to St. Mary. It had been turn erected over a roman temple of Clemence and with repeated construction changes and modifications, the structure tool around 3 centuries to complete. The restoration continuously took place all over the years which makes the church a blend o...
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Piazza Del Duomo, Bergamo, Italy
07:30 am - 06:30 pm
Bergamo Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Bergamo, Italy, dedicated to Saint Alexander of Bergamo, patron saint of the city. It is the seat of the Bishop of Bergamo. The construction began in 15th century and is credited to Filarete. This cathedral stands on the foundation of the only surviving cathedral out of the two built in 9th century...
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Piazza del Duomo, 24129 Bergamo BG, Italy
09:00 am - 06:30 pm
Conceived by Bartolomeo Colleoni in 1472, the chapel had several restorations over the course of time. The present structure has great blend of Romanesque, Medieval, Gothic and Renaissance style of architecture. Illuminated way in polychrome marble, the chapel is serene to observe!
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Via Porta Dipinta, Bergamo BG, Italy
09:30 am - 06:00 pm
The original structure of the San Micheal al Pozzo Bianco church dates back to the 8th century. It was rebuilt in the 12th, 13th and 15th century and the facade was added in the 20th century. The Frescos were added by Giacomo Scanardi.
The interior is a single nave with beams towering to raise pointed arches having frescos from the 15th century.&nb...
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Piazza Padre Reginaldo Giuliani, Bergamo BG, Italy
12:01 am - 12:00 am
A small octagonal Romanesque chapel in the upper city of Bergamo, Tempietto di Santa Croce dates way back to the 11th century. The first documentation of the structure was done somewhere around 1133. Its name literally means the small temple of the holy cross. Restored in 16th century, the FRESCO work done then is still visible.
It can be spotted t...
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Piazza Giacomo Carrara, 82, 24121 Bergamo, Italy
10:00 am - 01:00 pm
This fine art gallery in Bergamo is a collection of the belongings left behind by the Count Giacomo Carrara, who was a wealthy collector and patron of the arts. The gallery is built in neoclassical style of architecture and houses works of famous artists belonging to the 15th to 17th century. Paintings, sculptures and prints are for display along w...