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Cathedral of Como (Duomo)

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Diocesi's chief Church, Bishop Cathedral, was erected since 1396 and works ended in 1740. Many famous artist, during 300 years operated in it harmonizing their own typical age's styles.
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Piazza Duomo, 22100, Como, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cool place, free, it has its history but it is nothing impressive. I wouldn’t say that it isn’t worth to visit, but don’t expect too much

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a cathedrals where the entrance is free and it has so much details to see and appreciate. Go there, don’t just pass by!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very exciting cathedral with lots of different chapels and crannies to go at. Lovely staff and decent leaflets in lots of different languages. Incredible coloured stained glass in the winter sun. Lovely domed cathedral in a lovely setting.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Travelatory
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful old church and worth wandering around whilst in Como. Look for the two church organs.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wilyi
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a magnificent building. I was awestruck when I walked in and took in the enormous interior! So much to see and it's all beautiful. Small entrance fee though I can't remember what it was nearly 4 months ago!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another example of stunning architecture! This is super old and super stunning. Free entry too! Which was awesome.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SilicoJack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were on a road trip starting from Venice and working our way to Alba for the truffle fair then on to Rome. We stayed at Hotel Metropole Swisse because they had parking. It was a bit of a disappointment because our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Voyage34797803078
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breath-taking fixtures inside, stonework carvings everywhere, a more somber feeling, candles providing a good bit of lighting, and high vaulted and intricately crafted ceilings all make for an absolutely haunting and majestic experience. Definitely recommend for anyone who wants to stand in the middle of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jowen93
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Don't miss this for the bars and the shops. It's full of history and atmosphere and an age of old glass and wood that could tell many a story. You will find your special place here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wiseolly
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Beautiful Cathedral. You must visit inside for beautiful stained glass and painted domes!! Surrounding Christmas market was also very nice.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PaulMarc
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rhondac656
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The tourist entrance is used when the Duomo is in Service so non-participating guests will not interrupt the religious program.
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