Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Como

Como is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Como one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Como is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Como or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Como. Explore the historical monuments of Como with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Como guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Como page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Como with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Cathedral Of Como

    #1 of 9 Historical Places in Como
    Cathedral Of Como

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Piazza Duomo, 6, 22100 Como, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 ...Read more

  2. Basilica Of San Fedele

    #2 of 9 Historical Places in Como
    Basilica Of San Fedele

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 94, 22100 Como, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Basilica of San Fedele in Como is located in the city center and is dedicated to Saint Fidelis martyr. It derives from an earlier Christian church, dating from the seventh century, dedicated to Eu...Read more

  3. Basilica Of Sant'abbondio

    #3 of 9 Historical Places in Como
    Basilica Of Sant'abbondio

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Via Regina Teodolinda, 35, Como, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Basilica of Sant'Abbondio is a church in Como, Lombardy, Northern Italy. Erected c. 1 km outside the city's walls, it was intended to house several relics of the two ...Read more

  4. Baradello Castle

    #4 of 9 Historical Places in Como
    Baradello Castle

    Tags: Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Via Castel Baradello, Como CO, Italy

    Timings: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    A military fortification overlooking the city of Como, the Baradello Castle is a beautiful structure located on a high hill which is 430 metres above the sea level. Built on the ancient site of Comum ...Read more

  5. Museo Archeologico Paolo Giovio

    #5 of 9 Historical Places in Como
    Museo Archeologico Paolo Giovio

    Tags: Archaeological Site , Specialty Museum

    Address: Square Gold Medals 1, Como, Italy

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Set in the historical Palazzo Lucini, the archaeological Museum was inaugurated in 1897. It has following sections at display: Section collectors section primeval history the Roman section the mediev...Read more

  6. History Museum Giuseppe Garibaldi

    #6 of 9 Historical Places in Como
    History Museum Giuseppe Garibaldi

    Tags: History Museum, Historical Site

    Address: Piazza Medaglie d'Oro Comasche, Como,Italy

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Housed in Palazzo Olginati which dates back to15th century, the palace was donated to the city of Como by the last descendant of the Olginati family- Carlotta Olginati. Carlotta insisted that the muse...Read more

  7. Broletto Del Como

    #7 of 9 Historical Places in Como
    Broletto Del Como

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Piazza Duomo, Como CO, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    With construction dating back to 1215, the Palazzo Broletto Como served as the home to the municipality of Como. Located next to the site of ancient cathedral, it signifies the strong connection betwe...Read more

  8. Monument To The Fallen

    #8 of 9 Historical Places in Como
    Monument To The Fallen

    Tags: Religious Site, Monument, Architecture

    Address: Via Giancarlo Puecher, Como CO, Italy

    Dedicated to the fallen soldiers of the Great War (WW I) , this war memorial is a tower- 33 metres in height. The large windows and the stone structure of Aurisina and Reppen make it an architectural ...Read more

  9. Villa Parravicini Revel

    #9 of 9 Historical Places in Como
    Villa Parravicini Revel

    Tags: Palace

    Address: Via Museo Giovio, 6, 22100 Como CO, Italy

    This seventeenth century villa is very popular among people. The beauty and elegance of this villa make it unique and a perfect place to get married! The villa also has a well-maintained garden overlo...Read more

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