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Churches

Religious Treasures of Como: Duomo and other cathedrals

Home to many religious attractions, Como is an excellent place to explore local cultural heritage and get inspired by splendid cathedrals and churches if you’re fascinated by religious history of the lake.

The famed Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta or Duomo of Como is considered to be the culmination of iconic architectural style and artistic heritage covering three centuries of construction works that perfectly blended different epochs and styles in unique design. Masterpiece of Comacini Masters constructed in 1013, Basilica of Sant’Abbondio is a must see in Como thanks to its unique structure and frescoes dedicated to the life of Christ. Basilica di San Fedele is famous for its bell tower, medieval loggia and portal dating from the eleventh and twelfth centuries.