Bergamo in History


The town of Bergamo has always been fortified, from the Romans, who built the first defensive walls, through the Medieval Times when the so called Citadel and a second ring of walls were built up to the construction of the majestic “modern style” walls built by the Venetians. In the XVI Century. On 09. July 2017 Bergamo – together with other Italian and foreign towns – has entered the list of the UNESCO World Heritage under the title...

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Captain General of the Venetian Republic, born in Solza in the province of Bergamo. The itinerary in the upper town takes place inside the homonymous Chapel where the warlord is buried and near his town house, visible only from the outside, today’s location of the Pio Colleoni Place.

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