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Piazza Vecchia, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
+39 035 242226
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All reviews beautiful square nice plaza watch the world living room central point old town locals and tourists bell tower main square beautiful place sit down gelato an ice cream gelateria upper town restaurants and cafes pizza
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This stunning square is the centrepiece of Bergamo old town Citta Alta. Surrounded by incredible historic buildings with a short walk from here to the Basilica. There is a lovely fresh water fountain in the centre that you can use to refresh from the heat....More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

This hugely impressive town square (Piazza) is almost totally surrounded by restaurants and bistros. One can sit at these and watch the goings on for hours. The history surrounding the Piazza goes back centuries and it was wonderful to feel that one was actually sitting...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Piazza Vecchia is very charming, actually by day or night but I loved it at night. There were street performers singing, street vendors, restaurants and lots of action. We enjoyed walking down to the piazza Vecchia several evenings during our stay.

1  Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Impressive looking piazza. The basilica and duomo are right next to it and very impressive as well .

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Just an old town square, it's nothing too special and not much to do.. I'm not sure I'd visit again.

Thank larrissaa87
Reviewed 16 July 2017

You can't really avoid it - and you're not supposed to... Piazza Vechhia is the central point in little Citta Alta. A genuine Italian piazza adorned by cafés, restaurants and a small fountain. Both inhabitants and tourists take a stroll when the summer sun has...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This is a sleepy hollow during the day which cones alive at night when the restaurants start trading. Worth a visit after dark

Thank goulburn
Reviewed 13 July 2017

There are 4 or 5 restaurants in the Piazza from which one can eat whilst looking at all the beautiful buildings surrounding it including the Basilica, Campanone & Duomo - hopefully taking time to read your tourist guide which explains the history of each.

Thank windsorlass
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Here is your original "old square" for upper Bergamo. Nice spot. Not a lot to say, but worth walking to and through,.

Thank Bart C
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Stendahl's description of the piazza as 'the most beautiful square on Earth' is over-hyping it somewhat, but it's undoubtedly a lovely space at the heart of the Citta Alta. Bookended by the white Palladian Palazzo Nuovo and the Venetian Gothic Palazzo del Raggione at the...More

Thank pat f
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