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Lower Town

Hereford
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Lower Town

Hi visiting Bergamo for a football match, I explored citta alta on a previous visit and stay, with a few hours to fill after the game before a train is there much worth exploring or visiting in the lower town, particularly bars, restaurants or streets or architecture. I like walking and soaking up a place. Is there a section particularly worth exploring!

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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for Baden-Wurttemberg, Baden-Wurttemberg
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1. Re: Lower Town

There are two fine old suburbs in Citta Bassa, namely around Via Pignolo and Via Borgo Palazzo in the east, and Via Sant'Alessandro in the southwest. Go to Google Maps, switch to satellite view, and the structures of the old quarters are easy to distinguish.

I also recommend, if you haven't done this already, taking the funicular up to San Vigilio.

Edited: 18 January 2018, 05:26
Bergamo, Italy
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for Bergamo, Elba Island
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2. Re: Lower Town

Hi!

@Blandine has given you some good advice. Take a look here too:

http://www.visitbergamo.net/en/lower-bergamo/

Bye ☺

Hereford
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3. Re: Lower Town

Thank you both so much, I've made a circuitous route from railway station to stadium and then return based on your help and staying in the lower town. Hope to visit the Torre dei caution and up to stadium from there via some older streets. Found a craft beet place near stadium for post match drink that looks fun!

Bergamo, Italy
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4. Re: Lower Town

You're welcome. Enjoy your stay!

Edited: 18 January 2018, 09:51
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