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Provincial authority building

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Following Italian Unification, marked the transfer of political power from the Upper Town to the Lower Town. Designed by Pier Antonio Preda, the bas-reliefs on the facade are by Pagani, Ceruti and Maironi, while frescoes of mythological subjects by Giovan Battista Castello can be seen inside.


The nineteenth-century Provincial Authority Building features not only numerous interesting sculptures by Giacomo Manzù¹ in the courtyard and along the large entrance stairway, but also exhibitions of the artistic heritage of the Province of Bergamo, which are displayed in the large rooms created on the fourth floor after the building was meticulously restored.

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Following Italian Unification, marked the transfer of political power from the Upper Town to the Lower Town. Designed by Pier Antonio Preda, the bas-reliefs on the facade are by Pagani, Ceruti and Maironi, while frescoes of mythological subjects by Giovan Battista Castello can be seen inside.


The nineteenth-century Provincial Authority Building features not only numerous interesting sculptures by Giacomo Manzù¹ in the courtyard and along the large entrance stairway, but also exhibitions of the artistic heritage of the Province of Bergamo, which are displayed in the large rooms created on the fourth floor after the building was meticulously restored.