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Cathedral of Como (Duomo), Como

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The result of a nearly 400-year construction process that began in 1396, Cathedral of Como (Duomo) 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. Add Cathedral of Como (Duomo) and other attractions to your Como trip itinerary using our Como road trip planning app.
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  • They were asking 1 Euro per person to enter the church, but we were out of Euros. So we went to McDonald’s to have lunch and to get change and then returned to enter the church. This church is also.....  more
    They were asking 1 Euro per person to enter the church, but we were out of Euros. So we went to McDonald’s to have lunch and to get change and then returned to enter the church. This church is also.....  more »
  • This is the main cathedral of Como. It’s easily recognizable from its teal roof. The interiors are majestic and suggestive. A must if you visit Como, above all in the Christmas period, where the... 
    This is the main cathedral of Como. It’s easily recognizable from its teal roof. The interiors are majestic and suggestive. A must if you visit Como, above all in the Christmas period, where the...  more »
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  • A very beautiful church inside and out. The church is a unique mix of 5 architectures. The people of Como remember their Roman roots by having 2 Roman governors on each side of the door in the facade facing the square. The outside marble does not absorb pollution so it looks new or refreshed. The inside has many carpet hangings and beautiful ceiling details. It is free to go inside and have a long look at all the features
  • Amazing roof. Very nice courtyard. Built during romain era. Everything is in excellent condition. Entrance is free (+ offering) If you like visiting churches or if you like religious relics, add this destination to your favourites

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