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Como Cathedral, Como
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The result of a nearly 400-year construction process that began in 1396, Como Cathedral is one of the most complete and important examples of religious architecture in Italy's lakes region. Discover the many tapestry-lined alcoves within the 75 m (246 ft) tall building. From the plaza outside, admire the facade's intricate stone carvings. Its decorative stained-glass windows are typical of Gothic architecture. You can attend a daily church service the cathedral if you like. Use our Como itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Como Cathedral and other attractions in Como.
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  • Beautiful Christmas fitting of downtown. Truly one of the most successful. Definitely the best of the Lombardy but also one of the first in Italy. Stunning especially the animations of the piazza del Duomo. The photos speak for whether
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  • Venue Como and Christmas becomes thanks to the fantastic projections of light, to leave enchanted young and old alike. The Interior then for sale, remember to go see la befana who took to the streets on January 6.
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  • A beautiful church, the central point of the city with very particular celestial dome absolutely must see in Como
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  • Surprisingly beautiful inside. Ceilings are painted a bright sky blue with gold stars. At the moment there is a special tapestry exhibit from 1600s. Look for marker in floor for Sr Volta the Italian electrical scientist from Como for whom voltage is named.
  • One of the most beautiful cathedrals in Italy. Watch the decoration inside. Fantastic ceiling. A must see for every visitor in Como. Highly recommended._
  • BEAUTIFUL CATHEDRAL. FINE DECORATION. GREAT CEILING AND DOME. WORTH A VISIT. FREE ENTRANCE.
  • A very majestic cathedral. Really worth it to go to.
  • A very nice cathedral, finely decorated inside and entry is free - well worth a visit