Attractions to explore nearby Accademia Carrara Museum
The Carrara Academy is a picture gallery located in Bergamo. The exhibition itinerary, organized on two floors and developed in 28 rooms, consists of over six hundred works on display that cover a chronological span of five centuries, from the beginning of the fifteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century, touching the main Italian pictorial schools and the French painting of Flanders and Holland. The museum is flanked by the homonymous academy of fine arts.
Piazza Vecchia is the square of Bergamo located on the upper part of the city, seat for many centuries of the political and civil activity of the city formerly called platea magna nova . The square was connected by the portico of the Palazzo della Ragione with the Sancti Vincentii platea , which became the Piazza del Duomo. The square is located in the center of the upper city , or rather in the part enclosed by the Venetian walls ; with an almost perfect rectangular shape and is one of the mos
The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore is an ancient Catholic basilica that is considered to be the largest of the churches dedicated to the Virgin Mary in Rome. It is one of the city’s four major basilicas. An absolute Early Christian masterpiece of art and architecture. You will be taken aback by the beauty of its mosaics, frescoes and sculptures.
The Colleoni Chapel, a Renaissance work by Giovanni Antonio Amadeo, is located on the Piazza del Duomo in upper Bergamo, leaning against the basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. it was built between 1472 and 1476 as the personal shrine for the condottiere Bartolomeo Colleoni which was dedicated to the saints Bartholomew, Mark and John the Baptist. One of the main pilgrimage centres in this area and also a nice tourist attraction too.