Lake Como is one of the most beautiful lakes in Italy. Located in the province of Lombardy, at the southern slope of the Alps, near the Swiss border, Como is currently an elite resort. A few centuries ago during the times of the Romans, Etruscans and Celts Como was a pretty nightmarish place. Special decline of land around the lake Como reached in the period of the invasions of the Goths and Ostrogoths.
In the middle ages a great lake alternately belonged to France, Austria and Spain. This lasted until the mid-19th century until the lake came back into the possession of Italy. Today at the entrance to the Cathedral of Santa Maria Maggiore are the statues of Pliny the younger and his father. Prominent political figures of the Roman Empire, which are the oldest owners of Como . The Cathedral of Santa Maria Maggiore was built in the 14th century and is a combination of Gothic architecture and the architecture of the Renaissance.
Amazing doors of Santa Maria Maggiore. They are covered with intricate carvings, which is made by the masons of Como. In the 18th century the clergy of the Church Continue reading
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Description of resort:
The neighborhood and the city itself Saw a rich natural, cultural and historical objects,which can satisfy different interests of visitors and tourists to the city who enjoy holiday.
Particularly attractive places are considered as the pine forests surrounding the city are stunning all year round,as well as clear rivers and pure lakes. In the city there are numerous parks,squares and picturesque island in the bend of the river GUDY.
An endless possibility of outdoor activities and interesting excursions,is the sights of the Saw and its surroundings,a variety of specially organized events for guests.Pure eco-friendly nature,the beautiful coniferous forest with rich flora and fauna,abundance of game,berries and mushrooms guarantee a successful holiday.Amateur naturalists are frequent visitors,with cameras, and cameras observing rare phenomena taking place in nature,the life of flora and fauna.
More active guests will not be bored in this city. Close to the Saw there are over a dozen lakes,some of which are located in the administrative boundary of the city.Lake “the Handkerchiefs”-the largest of them,is the traditional resting place of Gordan and prezzi guests.Good conditions for recreation,clear water,sandy Continue reading