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Thanks to cheap flights, Bergamo has became one of the most visited place in Italy and the number of visitors is increasing permanently. The fact is, however, that most of the tourists use it's airport at Orio al Serio as landing base only in order to get to the other Italian destinations. If so, they are doing serious mistake because city of Bergamo, and in particularly its Citta Alta (the Upper Town), has lots of things to offer.
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Citta Alta is situated on the hilltop which dominates the place, offering magnificent view to the Citta Bassa and its surroundings. The whole Citta Alta is walled in, still well preserved and survived in time.
You can get to Citta Alta by car, bus or walking, I suggest you funicular which starts immediately from the basement of the Upper Town. Not many towns in the world helds funicular railway and it might be unique experience for you.
Torre del Campanone marks the position where the heart of the old core of the town is situated, the best spot to start exploring Citta Alta.
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