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Discover 23 places to see in Como

Admire the most beautiful places of Como and add them to your basket. YAMGU will create your trip considering distances, opening hours and weather.


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Duomo

The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta is the main religious building of the city of Como.
The façade of the Cathedral, built between 1498 and 1447, it looks aligned to the Broletto and the civic Tower, the dome is not born out of a vacant land and existing structures, but the area that housed the ancient Church of Santa Maria Maggiore.


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Lakeside of Como

The city centre is situated on the lake promenade, around the piazza del Duomo. The promenade is definitely for the beautiful panoramic view.


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Castel Baradello

The Castel Baradello is situated on the Hill (430 m s.l.m) overlooking the city of Como, closing on the southwest side the Chan.

From the pass, you can enjoy a panorama that sweeps from the Lake to the city, from the Alps to the Apennines Po Valley: its massive tower with a square base is clearly visible to those coming in Como.

Today it is part of the Parco della Spina Verde and its image has been chosen as the symbol of the park itself.
Currently the Castle you can visit surcharge and upon reservation.


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Funicolare Como-Brunate

The funicular has its arrival/departure stations in piazza a. De Gasperi in Como and piazza a. Bonacossa in Brunate; along the way there are two stops: one at Como and Carescione (Brunate hamlet).

The funicular, on one track and doubling in half way, where cross the car uphill and downhill, climbs 493.92 m with an average gradient of 46% and a peak of 55.10%; the path on the 1074.08 measure tilted meters.

Noon Cannon

Halfway through the track, on the landing of the road built at the side of the Exchange, there is the so-called noon Cannon: installed in 1912, serving until the seventies of t


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Palazzo Broletto

The Broletto Como is the original venue, in medieval times, the city of Como. It was built in Gothic-Romanesque style and Renaissance elements of the façade dates back to the 15th century.

Currently the Broletto is used as a Conference Hall, and for art exhibitions and solemnity.


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San Fedele

Important work of Lombard Romanesque is the chorus, inspired by the Palatine Chapel in Aachen, with an important sculptural decoration of the Magistri cumacini with Zoomorphic figures, monsters, Griffins, etc.
The façade of the basilica of San Fedele is in Romanesque style.


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Educational Silk Museum

Inaugurated on 4 October 1990, the Museo Didattico della seta presents an array of equipment, tools, documents and fabric samples bearing witness to the tradition of textile production that made Como the Italian city of silk. This truly unique museum of machinery is a place of culture with a complete, educational programme accessible to all. The initial project, focused on equipment, has been developed through refurbishment and the creation of new exhibition rooms, a multimedia library and new services in such a way as to harness the collections of artefacts, fabrics, samples and te


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Pinacoteca Civica in Palazzo Volpi

Built in the 17th century by the prelate Ulpiano Volpi, a member of the Roman Curia, the Palazzo Volpi was used as a courthouse until the 1970s. It was designed by the architect Sergio Venturi, born in Siena but Roman by adoption, best known for his catafalque of Pope Paul V. It now houses the Como Art Gallery with works chronologically divided into four sections. The Medieval section presents a large number of Carolingian sculptures from the church of Sant'Abbondio as well as Romanesque and Gothic sculptures and frescoes. The Renaissance section offers a selection of Paolo Giovio's


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