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Broletto

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Address: Como, Italy

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Como at its best

The Cathedral place is one of the most attractive places in Como: Beside the Cathedral (Duomo) you can find the Broletto, a fine building with arcades ...

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The Cathedral place is one of the most attractive places in Como: Beside the Cathedral (Duomo) you can find the Broletto, a fine building with arcades ...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

The Broletto is located just next to the cathedral. It dates back to medieval times, when it was used as the municipality of Como. Its most striking feature are the ancient arches, which have been lovingly restored to their original look, from several centuries ago.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Building boasts a Gothic façade with polychrome marble from the quarries of Lake Como, flanked by ca ivic tower made of rusticated stone. The building was erected in 1215. If you walk by stop for a while and have a look at it, if it is open go inside.

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Port St Lucie, FL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

Location of Il Broletto, right next to Il Duomo, is remarkable because at the time both were built, Church and State were more likely rivals than co-operative neighbors. The tower is very well-preserved and there is an adjacent open cloistered area, with some enclosed rooms above. At the time I visited, there were several apparently homeless people sheltering in the... More 

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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

Located right next to the Cathedral of Como in the central Piazza Duomo, Broletto this is a historic building and artistically important value, its strength is not that peculiarity is given by the beautiful arches that make the environment together with the church superlative.  

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

Broletto is so nice, located near Catheral. It's original, historical .It was built in the Gothic-Romanesque with Renaissance elements

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