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Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio, Gravedona
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  • The Church of Santa Maria is located in Tiglio cases holy place, there are still worshipped in Roman times. The current appearance of the Church gained in 12 century. In the construction of local materials were used: white marble from Musso and the black stone of Ol'chio. Tiglio is Linden, who grew up in the Bell Tower during construction, and title. The Church is beautiful, rich and ambitious. Inside there is an ancient fresco of the adoration of the Magi ", as well as a crucifix made of wood.
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  • As soon as I appeared before my eyes I was entranced: art, simplicity, spirituality and peace have hit my heart. The place is well maintained, the landscape relaxing, plantains look like keepers of much art. To visit
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  • A very historical site set by the banks of the lake Come. Worth a visit whilst traveling the northern side of lake Como. 
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  • Stupenda chiesa del 1200.
  • Fascinating. Beautiful promenade nearby. In sparse but quaint. Perfect for meditation.
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  • Church very characteristic externally but pretty, near the Lake, a really nice place.
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  • Wonderful Romanesque church, which is located directly at a vantage point on the Lake. The various frescoes are particularly noteworthy.
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  • A sightseeing gem from the Romanesque era of construction. It is located here to the Church of Santa Maria del Tiglio (Linde = Tiglio), one of the oldest churches in the province of Como, which was built in the 13th century. It is located in direct proximity to the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie 15th century The two buildings form a closed unit on "holy ground", surrounded by green lawns and trees, directly on the shore of the Lake. The Church of Santa Maria del Tiglio, a purely Romanesque building, is made of granite and white marble built, who won from nearby quarries. If you step out of the sunlight in the Church, the visitors for a is moment faded, because the Interior of the Church is dark. Have get used to the eyes in the darkness, the beautiful simplicity of the Romanesque building is visible. Silence surrounds the visitor and the eye immediately focuses on the huge crucifix from the 13th century. Some remains of frescoes, oldest dating back the 15th century decorate the outer walls. Before the visitor leaves the building, still a small candle can be lit, because the proceeds from the sale of candles is used for the preservation of the sacred building.
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