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Borgo San Leonardo

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Borgo San Leonardo is an historic junction in Lower Bergamo.

As soon as you arrive, you can immediately perceive its peculiar layout, where 5 roads come together in one square. If this place used to be an important business area, today Piazza Pontida is the centre of this lovely district, the ideal place to enjoy a fantastic aperitif surrounded by the beautiful setting created by the colourful ancient buildings: you can end your day by tasting the exquisite dishes of the many restaurants dotting the borough!
Strolling by the streets, it’s easy to notice the old artisan soul of this district, whose small shops and arcades create a peculiar mark in the urban landscape: today, they are just perfect to host the numerous events animating Borgo San Leonardo.


Borgo San Leonardo is a cheerful Borough. If you visit it, it is possible for you to chance upon some outlandish events and interesting festivals animating this corner of the city: from the Summer nights, to the Open-shops Nights and the prestigious and anticipated “Bergamo Buskers Festival”, hosting hundreds of international street artists: the performances of clowns, jugglers, fire eaters and magicians filling up the streets ensure a unique and unforgettable emotion to everyone who is in the mood for surprise.

What about the rest of the year? You will be spoilt with choice, thanks to the huge amount of bars, shops, stores and restaurants: don’t miss the chance to go shopping and have a fantastic drink around here!

Out of curiosity

Under the Borgo’s arcades you can find the famous “Ducato di Piazza Pontida”’s headquarter, an old goliardic association whose purpose is keeping tradition, culture art and folklore alive in Bergamo.

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Borgo San Leonardo is an historic junction in Lower Bergamo.

As soon as you arrive, you can immediately perceive its peculiar layout, where 5 roads come together in one square. If this place used to be an important business area, today Piazza Pontida is the centre of this lovely district, the ideal place to enjoy a fantastic aperitif surrounded by the beautiful setting created by the colourful ancient buildings: you can end your day by tasting the exquisite dishes of the many restaurants dotting the borough!
Strolling by the streets, it’s easy to notice the old artisan soul of this district, whose small shops and arcades create a peculiar mark in the urban landscape: today, they are just perfect to host the numerous events animating Borgo San Leonardo.


Borgo San Leonardo is a cheerful Borough. If you visit it, it is possible for you to chance upon some outlandish events and interesting festivals animating this corner of the city: from the Summer nights, to the Open-shops Nights and the prestigious and anticipated “Bergamo Buskers Festival”, hosting hundreds of international street artists: the performances of clowns, jugglers, fire eaters and magicians filling up the streets ensure a unique and unforgettable emotion to everyone who is in the mood for surprise.

What about the rest of the year? You will be spoilt with choice, thanks to the huge amount of bars, shops, stores and restaurants: don’t miss the chance to go shopping and have a fantastic drink around here!

Out of curiosity

Under the Borgo’s arcades you can find the famous “Ducato di Piazza Pontida”’s headquarter, an old goliardic association whose purpose is keeping tradition, culture art and folklore alive in Bergamo.