There is a legend that tells about wonderful city Bergamo and its creation. According to this legend, the city was founded by forefather Chidn, but this place got its splendid forms after the World War II. However, the city is full of famous sights and places of interest that actually prove old history of Bergamo.
1. Only a small part of the locals can speak English, so travelers should not forget to get an Italian phrase book for this trip. The book will surely help to find "common ground" with salespeople...
When we start talking about this city, we should definitely mention its rich historical heritage. The city is simply full of various sights. For example, a popular and frequently visited sight is an ancient square that is also considered the heart of Bergamo. Here we should pay your attention to the fact that there is an enormous number of architectural ensembles created in the period of Renaissance in Bergamo. You will find here amazing medieval town halls, the town library, or the square near the cathedral.
This square is also the location of another famous object – the Basilica di S.Maria Maggiore. The church is one of the oldest historical buildings. Also don’t forget to visit opened and fascinating Roman portal and Cappella Colleoni – they are all can be found on the same square.
The most famous upscale hotel of Bergamo, Relais San Lorenzo, offers its services to true connoisseurs of luxury. The residence is situated in the picturesque area of Bergamo Alta. The accommodation...
Finally, when you’re done with these sights, it’s time to visit the palaces that once have been owned by noble people in Bergamo. These are Moroni, Terzi, Medolago-Albani, and Alvari palaces.