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Pretty area off the beaten track

Glad we wondered into this little area. It's pretty and quiet with not as many tourists while we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Glynn G
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Vicenza, Italy
The original Laundrette

An interesting bit of history, well preserved. It is just off the main street up through Citta... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Cath B
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“Pretty area off the beaten track”
6 Nov 2018
“immersive walk in medieval Bergamo”
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Glad we wondered into this little area. It's pretty and quiet with not as many tourists while we were there. Nice place to sit a while and listen to the birds sing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Glynn G
Reviewed 7 November 2018

When you are at the lavatoio, you are in the middle of Città Alta, a medieval part of Bergamo perfectly preserved over the centuries. Walk around to be in an ancient world and find nice restaurants and coffee shops.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cristina B
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Well that's all it is. An old street washouse as depicted in the photo. Interesting perhaps to a washing machine engineer!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Bergamo in general has done excellent job in marking their visitor's landmarks with details. I don't understand how this ancient bath was divided with dividers that I can't imagine how it's used in old days. Close to main street.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank amysun2016
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

This is the original lavatoio basically the place where people used to come and do their washing and it reminds me of when I was a child I used to cycle past similar places in the area

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

An interesting bit of history, well preserved. It is just off the main street up through Citta Alta.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Cath B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is something you don't see in many places. The last one we saw similar to this was in Cefalu. This was the place where they used to was clothes in the old days. Something different to see.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank sammutsony
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This wash area was apparently used in medieval times by the ladies of the town to wash clothes and it is in remarkably good shape. It was fed by one of 2 ancient aqueducts (some parts of which still exist under the walls of the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank windsorlass
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Small spot in a small park, but it is an excellent example of a public wash station in an old Italian city. If you're in old Bergamo, find thi.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Bart C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

found it accidentally, good place to take a break or eat a pinic lunch. the surrounding walls were impessive too

Date of experience: April 2017
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