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A Day in Bergamo - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

Offering a treasure of art and mid-era spectacular architecture, Bergamo is one of the most attractive cities in northern Italy. It makes for a perfect destination to enjoy a one-day trip. Being compact in size, you may cover most of Bergamo on foot without being tired. Step into its ancient neighborhood called Città Alta and there itself you will be able to spend all of your 24 hours in Bergamo. If you are planning to spend 1 day in Bergamo, then here are a few attractions that you must add to your itinerary.

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Santa Maria Maggiore

Santa Maria Maggiore is one of the prime attractions in Bergamo. This church was established in 1137 and is located in the upper town of Bergamo. The structure largely exhibits Lombard Romanesque style of architecture and makes for a spectacular sight to behold. While the interior has the original Romanesque Greek cross plan, its decorations primarily belong to the 17th-century restoration.

Piazza Vecchia

Piazza Vecchia Located in the heart of Città Alta - the historic neighborhood of Bergamo, this huge square holds a special place in the heart of locals as well as tourists. The large square is surrounded by many iconic buildings and has many restaurants, cafes, and bars. The Contarini Fountain at the center of the square is its prime feature. It is one of the most favorite places amongst people to hang out with friends and families. You may sit at one of the cafes in the square and pass your time watching people while sipping on a hot cup of coffee.

Ragione Palace

Dating back to the 12th century, the Ragione Palace of Bergamo has served multiple roles such as a town hall, a courthouse, a theater, and much more. It is called Palazzo Della Ragione by the locals and it was constructed in between 1183-1198. Since the historical building is open only during specific times, it is recommended that you inquire before visiting it.


Also known as Civic Tower, this tall structure dates back to the 11th and 12th century. While the tower initially served for the Suardi family, it now offers panoramic views of the surroundings. The tower stands tall at a height of 43 meters. The tower features a clock and a concert of three bells.

Bergamo Cathedral

Bergamo Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral and i the seat of the Bishop of Bergamo. The cathedral has a rich historical background and is one of the prime attractions in the city. The structure primarily exhibits a Neoclassical style of architecture and is adorned with remarkable artwork. Close to the cathedral, you may also visit the octagonal baptistery.

Add these must-visit places to your 1-day itinerary of Bergamo and you will be able to make the most of your limited time.

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