Piazza Matteotti (Matteotti Square)

Situated in the centre of the lower town, this immense square is the focal point of the modern town. It is extended by the Sentierone where the locals love to walk and flanked by the Donizetti theatre (which honours the memory of the great local composer and author Lucie de Lamermoor, and the Church of Saint Bortolomeo, which harbours the Martinengo retable, by Lorenzo Lotto.

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Piazza Matteotti

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Saint Spirito Church
Saint Spirito Church
Amongst the artworks conserved in this
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Saint Bernardino Church
Saint Bernardino Church
This church houses a charming Virgin in
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Historic district of the lower town of Bergamo)
Historic district of the lower town of Bergamo)
The Old Quarter of the lower town is
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Bergamo Citadel
Bergamo Citadel
Built in 1355 by the Visconti and later
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Accademia Carrara (Carrara Academy)
Accademia Carrara (Carrara Academy)
Established in a Neoclassical palace,
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Santa Maria Maggiore (Church of St Mary Major)
Santa Maria Maggiore (Church of St Mary Major)
Although the basilica dates from 12C,
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Saint Spirito Church
Saint Spirito Church
Amongst the artworks conserved in this
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Saint Bernardino Church
Saint Bernardino Church
This church houses a charming Virgin in
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Historic district of the lower town of Bergamo)
Historic district of the lower town of Bergamo)
The Old Quarter of the lower town is
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See all