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Basilica of Sant'Abbondio

Address: Via Regina Teodolinda, 35, 22100 Como, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 23 Attractions in Como
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

It's a beautiful church somewhat out-of-the-way but worth the effort to see. The frescoes in the back of the church were very impressive. An added curiosity are the glass crypts containing the remains of the first Comasco bishops.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Quiet, presumably as out of the main town centre and close to the wonderful cemetery this church was worth a visit. Contains some interesting relics.

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new york
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35 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

An evocative old church that takes you back in time, this church has an imposing exterior. The interior has beautiful frescoes by a student of Giotto. If you are an art lover, see these and imagine the church of Giotto's time. It is about a 20-minute brisque walk from the main piazza.

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Porlezza, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

I especcially enjoyed the affresco. Must be seen if you like roman style. I would also suggest to visit the next-door university.

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