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Very nice

This is yet another very nice cathedral. We had just a few minutes, because we got there late. I am... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Must visit if you look for trances of Saint John XXIII, pope (1881-1963)

Bergamo is closely related to Saint John XXIII, pope. He entered the Seminary of Bergamo in 1892... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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Piazza Duomo, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is yet another very nice cathedral. We had just a few minutes, because we got there late. I am getting a little tougher on my rating of churches. I have seen so many of them and now one has to be truly top tier...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Bergamo is closely related to Saint John XXIII, pope. He entered the Seminary of Bergamo in 1892, where he remained for studies in classics and theology until his second year of theology. He must pray in this Cathedral as a student in the seminary. When...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

This is the city’s main cathedral, dedicated to the city’s patron, Saint Alexander the Martyr and built on the foundations of an existing primitive structure, presumably founded in the 6th century and originally dedicated to St. Vincent. Is it by chance that my son Alex...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

One of the most interesting places to visit in Bergamo. It's very quiet and calm inside but the paintings are indescribable in words - just amazing.

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Bergamo catheral is not so famous comparing to Milano's or Florence's one. But still it's interior is charming.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

An out-of-plan visit that resulted in a time of history and learning was a short time but it was able to learn the meaning of the monument

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

It’s ok. I prefer the basilica if you have to choose which to visit - my partner made up a rule. We can only visit one religious location in each town. We are both atheists lol

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

The interior of Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero is overwhelming. Pictures everywhere, lot's of gold - almost too much!

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

I've been to many duomos and cathedrals in the world and this place is the far one of the most extravagant and best kept secret place to visit. You will take many hours looking at the interior of the cathedral and it will literally take...More

Thank Eunjin C
Reviewed 21 May 2018

I was impressed by the paintings, the dome is amazing, wonderful craftmanship (it makes one wonder how they achieved this), the lamp hanging is also a work of art. Great paintings, I was able to hear part of a mass (got there late in a...More

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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
You can buy a cover-all ticket in the building opposite the Duomo. Worth the cost. The museum is a bit underwhelming to be honest, just a series of murals.