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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another architectural gem in a country loaded with architectural gems. This is a must do when in Como. Worth while!!

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The basilica is a little bit outiside the city centre but easy to reach anyway. The plainness is impressive and captivating. the church building has a powerfull size. The remaining wallpaintings are well preserved. When you are in Como I recommend to go there and...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Superb example of Romanesque style architecture, one of the most ancient basilicas in Lombardy! Not to be missed

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Reviewed September 18, 2018

This is the oldest church in Como and the condition of its fabric is very impressive. Much of the external decoratuive carving is 11th C and looks now as if it was done last year. The church is very peaceful and welcoming.

1  Thank blbttl74
Reviewed September 15, 2018

being a major witness to romanesque architecture in Northern Italy; the exterior is beautifully decorated, the austere interior spatially impressive, but for us (because of momentary form?) the gothic frescoes in the apse (by no means outstanding works) held particular interest.

Thank Gerhard1945
Reviewed September 11, 2018

We arrived on the celebration day of Saint Abbondio which was a surprise. It may not be the most extravagant church but it was peaceful and a quiet place for contemplation. Take time out to reflect on your journey away from all the tourists.

Thank RhiannonLeMar
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Church on the outside is rather plain but inside has a very ornate altar and a number of frescoes in the main section of the church.

Thank Greg B
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

It’s one of the most beautiful and historical church which I’ve visited in como . It is definitely worth the visit .

Thank SuvirB3
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Very imposing from the outside and impressive inside. It is free to enter the Basilica. We were more impressed with interior than Milan's Il Duomo. Lots of artwork, statues etc. Very colourful windows. A must see if you are visiting Como. Situated on a square...More

1  Thank Jeremy F
Reviewed April 24, 2018

I had a devil of a time finding this place. GPS wasn't very helpful. But, once there, there's the convenience of a confessional where you can get absolution for all the "bad words" you said trying to find it! It's a very old church of...More

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