Piazza Vittorio Veneto
Città Bassa, Bergamo
Passing the Propylaea of Porta Nuova, in the heart of the lower town, stands the memorial dedicated to the fallen people of the Great War. Inside, a fascinating itinerary tells you about the birth of the city centre designed by the architect Piacentini and the life of the town around the tower, which has become a symbol of modern Bergamo.
At the end of the six-storey path, you will enjoy an unprecedented panorama on the terrace: Bergamo never seen!
Full price € 5
Reduced-price € 3
valid for Amici del Museo delle storie di Bergamo, university students up to 26 years old, T.C.I. (Touring Club Italiano) members, groups of 15 peopleFreePeople up to 18 years old, disabled people, ICOM members, accredited journalists, qualified tour guides
Access to the building is not provided with solutions for the removal of architectural barriers.
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A TOWER AT THE CENTRE
Have you ever looked up in the heart of the lower city? Find out why a 45-meter-high tower stands out in the city centre, interrupting the view of the upper city.
Climb down the stairs step by step: you will find evidence of crucial moments in the social and political life of the 20th century, a large mirror will remind you that you are part of the history, made of flows of people gazing at the Tower, from its rooftop terrace you can see the city from above.
TWO TOWERS, A CITY
Enjoy a journey through the 20th century as you climb to the top of Torre dei Caduti and look down on an unparalleled view of the whole of Bergamo, the valleys and the mountains, the plain that spreads out on the horizon.
The architect Marcello Piacentini places his tower at the centre of the modern city but wants the new to pay homage to the old.From Piazza Vittorio Veneto, see the tower from below and walk towards the upper town, take the funicular railway, or take a walk, until you reach Campanone: look for the architectural references he took inspiration from, reach the top to see the new centre from the ancient heart of Bergamo.