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Chiesa di San Michele al Pozzo Bianco

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Address: Via Porta Dipinta, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
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my unexpected No. 2 in Bergamo

strolling around upper Bergamo, we passed by here. and just as we had a lot of time, we steped in, not expecting anything. but this church offers some really wonderful fresco... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 May 2016
r0landbrunner
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Zurich, Switzerland

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

strolling around upper Bergamo, we passed by here. and just as we had a lot of time, we steped in, not expecting anything. but this church offers some really wonderful fresco painting, going back to the 12th century, and in the crypta even dating back to 800 AD. we spent about an hour here, even if we thought it would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

I have a feeling people don't really know about this little medieval gem. Do please try to put it onto your itinerary when in Città Alta, you won't regret it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

Stop by here for a few minutes just to admire the plaster walls and numerous original frescoes. A perfect place to cool down on a hot day, this church is noticeably old. Just come in for 15 minutes or so!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

Pay a few euros to turn the lights on and give yourself a self-guided tour. A docent from the treasures of the duomo suggested checking out this church and we weren't disappointed

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014

It was a bit hard to find , but it was worth it. The option to turn the light on is not inside, but at the door outside (1 euro is more than enough to see everything). The simple ancient church with beautiful frescos (in the crypt too). I was alone but the church attendant and it was a wonderful... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

Chanced upon this on a rainy day during our visit. A small church easily missed as you make your way down the hill of Via Porta Dipinta. You have to insert some coins to light it up but are rewarded with some fascinating artworks of varying ages painted directly onto the walls. Gives you an insight into how churches were... More 

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