Cathedral Of Como

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  • Address: Piazza Duomo, 6, 22100 Como, Italy
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +39-0313312275
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral

Cathedral Of Como - Review

The cathedral is the result of more than four centuries of working; the construction began in 1396 on the ancient Romanesque basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. Looking carefully at the structure it is easy to recognize the different styles: from the marble gothic facade to the dome dated 1740, the year in which the church was finished. Many artists worked in the church like architect Lorenzo degli Spazzi, Pietro da Breggia, Florio da Bonta, Luchino Scarabota, Amuzio da Lugano, Tommaso Rodari da Maroggia, Cristoforo Solari and Rodari.

The complete realization of the facade took more than fifty years: it began in 1447 and finished in 1498. The great portal is placed side by side from two aedicules with the statues of Plinio il Vecchio and Plinio il Giovane: the famous men of letters and civil employees of the roman empire, born in the first century a.d. in Como, have been placed in an honour position, although they were pagan. The tow lateral doors, the latin cross shape and rich comples artistic works are worth observing.

Cathedral Of Como Information

  • Tips & Warnings: The peace of the religious centre should be maintained at all times.
  • Modest dressing is recommended.
  • Photography without permission is not advisable.

How To reach Cathedral Of Como by Public Transport

  • On Foot or by Bus.

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  • Cathedral Of Como Address: Piazza Duomo, 6, 22100 Como, Italy
  • Cathedral Of Como Contact Number: +39-0313312275
  • Cathedral Of Como Timing: 24-hrs
  • Cathedral Of Como Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Cathedral Of Como(preferred time): 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Cathedral Of Como: 00:30 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit Como include Cathedral Of Como in their plan

  • 27.65% of people start their Cathedral Of Como visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Cathedral Of Como

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

90.61% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cathedral Of Como

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  • Great building, with lots to look at. One side is not accessible for worshipers to use, you can see but not enter that area. Lots of information points explaining what things are and history but they are all in italian, no English. Access through the 'door of the frog' called this because of a small frog eating a butterfly carved into the door surround (spoiler if you can't find it, head height on left as you go in through the door) but frog has been worn away.

  • €1 donation is required. And as many greater and more beautiful churches in Europe are for free. It’s not expensive but I don’t like the way they ask for it.

  • Enter quietly and experience the peace. There is a church that stands next to it from the fifteen hundreds. Marvellous location.

  • A lovely cathedral, based within the centre of Como. They allow free entry (with voluntary donation) and you are also able to freely take pictures. They often run a series of classical organ concerts, with free entry (from what I could determine with my poor Italian).

  • Great history. Really worth a visit

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