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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.

Thank blbttl74
Reviewed 3 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Jeremy F
Reviewed 25 April 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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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This church is located in an unattractive part of the city. There is free parking close by which is unusual for Como. The church has nice features and is worth a visit, try to avoid the occasional coach party.

Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The by far most attractive ecclesiastical building for me in Como is the Basilica of St. Abbondio, about half a mile from the city center in a rather unattractive industrial area. But a visit here is definitely worthwhile. Unlike so many churches in Europe, which...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Basilica dedicated to San Abbondio, a little bit in the background of the center, nice roman stone construction, simple outside, inside very nice fresques; nearby is a university nested in a monastery what you can also visit if you have time.

Thank Manuela L
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