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Piazza Vecchia

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Address: Piazza Vecchia, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
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+39 035 242226
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Bergamo Half-Day Tour from Milan
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Time for a croissant and coffee

Or something stronger to people watch. The bar in the corner has the sun most of the day and is charming with a good range of foods and drinks on offer. A beautiful square from... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
nodomesticgoddess
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Or something stronger to people watch. The bar in the corner has the sun most of the day and is charming with a good range of foods and drinks on offer. A beautiful square from which to centre yourself. Take a free map from just outside the funicular gates and explore the streets and you just happen on the most... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An attractive historical square with several old churches, towers and interesting buildings on its perimeter. Quite compact overall with a fountain in the centre, accessed by narrow streets. Centre of Bergamo's history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although it was raining spent a lovely few hours walking around enjoying the lively music and the churches around the piazza.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

A great place to stop and grab a coffee or aperitif in one of the bars. Great atmosphere and close to the Duomo and various other sights and a short walk from the funicular.

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Kalundborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The old square in the centre of old Bergamo is a must - for a coffee, an ice cream, a meal - or just a quick rest near the fountain.

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Mainz, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

It is a nice place to sit in the sun, have a coffee and watch people doing whatever they do. Especially in the evenings the atmosphere is breathtaking as it is illuinated and sometimes it is possible to listen to the churchs' bells and opera music.

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Uttaradit City, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Piazza vecchia is the core of the Medieval Città alta in Bergamo . Historical buildings such as biblioteca, the dome and Palazzo della Ragione, the clock tower all face Piazza vecchia. You can either walk, or decide to enjoy the view sipping a nice coffee or treating yourself with a special meal in one of the many restaurants. A must!

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Broxbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We sat outside a cafe under a patio heater (luckily as it was a cold day) and took in the beauty of the square, people and dog watching. Next the Biblioteca (enormous stunning white building) the cafe is on the corner as you enter the piazza. Each building around the square is old and unique - very Italian.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

A great place to have coffee or hang out. Get some food to go and sit on the marble steps opposite the Basilica and observe the activity. Nice cafes and restaurants around here, but you may find better in the other streets and area of the Citta Alta. Plenty of architecture and history to observe as well.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Was a random trip as my friend took me up from Milan. The winding streets through Bergamo is stunning. I was here in winter and it had a wonderful stillness to it all. Plenty places for coffee and eating to warm the body. But the soul felt good just walking about this place. Enjoy.

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