San Martino Basilica is of the most beautiful baroque buildings in Bergamo land. It was built in the same place where the older church used to be, during the second half of XVII Century, by the architect Giovan Battista Quadrio.
The interiors are full of prestigious art pieces: the stuccoed vaults, the side altars, the Rosario chapel (decorated with paintings by Piccio and Appiani), the outstanding marble pulpit made by Andrea Fantoni, the three sacristies – an amazing masterpiece of marquetry created by Fantoni and the Canianas’. Right next to the Basilica there is also San Martino Museum of Relogious Art, where you can admire many prestigious pieces which as Palma de Elder’s Saint Peter’s Martyrdom and numerous furniture and religious items.

Reference stop:
Alzano Centro

Distance: 0,500 KM
Extimated time:
  • 2 min.
  • 5 min.
How to reach Basilica di San Martino

From the tram stop, go onto via Ribolla (formerly known as viale della Stazione). Once you get to Piazza Garibaldi, take via G. Mazzini East, until Piazza Garibaldi.
Palazzo Pelandi is on your way to the square.

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