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Crespi d'Adda

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socialist attitude in capitalist method - please learn for the future

Nowadays view into this capitalist enterprise to build a textile factory with the approach of... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Bergamo, Italy
The Model Village - well preserved, interesting and pleasant

Crespi is a great example of the model villages that were built by industrialists to house factory... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Company town built at the end of Eighteenth Century and still inhabited. It was welcomed in UNESCO World Heritage List in 1995. Guided tours, walking routes, bike rental service and other special offers are waiting for you!
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| Crespi d'Adda, 24042, Capriate San Gervasio, Italy
+39 02 9093 9988
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Nowadays view into this capitalist enterprise to build a textile factory with the approach of well-being and support of the workers and their families must awaken investors of the 21st century. Long term engagement by owners for mutual happiness as proven in Crespi d'Adda does...More

1  Thank schoeblarsen
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Crespi is a great example of the model villages that were built by industrialists to house factory workers - this was built between the 1870s and 1920s by the Crespi family near their extensive textile mills by the river Adda. From the oldest tenements, to...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Worth a stop if you are nearby. They will give you a guidebook in the office which helps to understand it better. It's unique and interesting. We only spent about 2 hours max.

Thank LucyG43
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Interesting and different place to visit. Perfectly preserved industrial workers village which gives an insight into the history of the textile mill and the family influence across Italy.

Thank Sam P
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Excellent place to see. Symbol of a paternalistic approach to labor force. Well preserved and kept. Eerie cemetery.

Thank Zeynep K
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The place is simply spectacular and is one of the emblems of the enlightened entrepreneurs from Lombardy. It is a great example of Liberty architecture where one textile factory and worker's facilities are designed together in a social-economic experiment. I booked a guided tour at...More

1  Thank Fabio P
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This place is quite interesting since whole village was built for the factory workers. The factory itself is huge with nice clock tower but you can get inside just twice a day (guided tour). I really enjoyed walking round the village - the houses are...More

Thank Marybee_DD
Reviewed 11 February 2016

For the textile lower, this is a target that you cannot lose. it was a big factory producing texxtile, with weaving and demin process. It is completly restored and very interesting to visit.

Thank Francesco c
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Walk around the city look like to be inside a movie. The houses are exactly the same, at the same position, the same form, everything the same, it's impressive.

Thank flavinhapm
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This was a silk factory and the owner has build this colony for his employees. very beautiful & nice

Thank Rohit P
crespidadda, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Crespi d'Adda, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2016

Thank you Rohit P! We look forward to welcoming you again in Crespi d'Adda!

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Crespi d'Adda è un paese e basta andarci e visitarlo. Si può girare liberamente e alla domenica dopo le 14.00 è chiuso alla circolazione delle auto, quindi adatto per una passeggiata anche con bambini piccoli. Non serve... More
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