And bury Km. Da S. Pellegrino is located in the city of Bergamo with its High City, un vero gioiello di arte e cultura assolutamente da visitare. Grazie alle sue dimensioni contenute, Upper Town is visited by a pleasant walk.
The Upper Town is reachable by funicular that will take you directly to the square of the singular Shoes Market. Proseguento sulla Via Gombito vi troverete davanti alla Torre del Gombito una alta torre medievale. After the junction here to open the beautiful Old Town Square has always been considered one of the most beautiful squares in Italy. At the center of the Fontana Contarini in white marble. Along the sides of the square the Palazzo della Ragione, the tower of the town also known as the Great Bell that every night brings back the memory of the coprifuorco with its 180 chimes.. Beyond the porch on the side of the Palace of Reason, Piazza del Duomo where you overlook the Cathedral, dedicated to the patron S. Alexander, the Basilica of Santa Maria which retains more sumptuous Baroque decorations and precious frescoes on a drawing by Lorenzo Lotto, the Colleoni Chapel, Renaissance masterpiece Lombard, closing of the square Baptistry.
Continuing take the Via Colleoni, Here each building has a historical to tell. On the left, the Teatro Sociale valuable work of the architect Leopondo Pollak 1803. To the right of the fifteenth-century portal of marble which leads to the ruins of the house of Bartolomeo Colleoni. Your walk continues through ancient alleyways to reach the Colle Aperto, da qui inizia anche un percorso pedonale che corre attorno alle mura tra palazzi antichi e un panorama su Bergamo Bassa e le valli. Arrivati alla monumentale porta di Sant’Agostino, a few meters Piazzale della Fara and you will find yourself in front of a beautiful natural setting which overlooks the former church of St. Augustine with the monastery that now houses the university. Risalendo la via Fara incontrerete la chiesa di San Michele al Pozzo Bianco che contiene affreschi di Lorenzo Lotto. Per osservare il panorama di Bergamo ci sono tre punti : the tower of the fortress, la Torre Civica e il Colle San Vigilio in cima alla città raggiungibile con la funicolare o a piedi.
The city center
At the foot of the Upper Town you can continue your walk along the Sentierone and the elegant shopping streets in the Lower Town. Here you can admire the Donizetti Theatre, side of the monument dedicated to the Master and the church of San Bartolomeo which preserves the large altarpiece by Lorenzo Lotto dedicated to the Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saints.
In the heart of Borgo Exacting, as well as the charming medieval village Borgo Borgo Palace and St. Alexander, between Museo d'Arte: the Museum of Sacred Art Bernareggi, la Pinacoteca Carrara e la Galleria d’arte moderna e contemporanea Gamec.