Como is a city and comune in Lombardy, Italy. It is the administrative capital of the Province of Como. Its proximity to Lake Como and to the Alps has made Como a popular tourist destination and the city contains numerous works of art, churches, gardens, museums, theatres, parks and palaces: the Duomo (seat of Diocese of Como), the Basilica of Sant'Abbondio, the Villa Olmo, the public gardens with the Tempio Voltiano, the Teatro Sociale, the Broletto (the city’s medieval town hall) and the 20th century Casa del Fascio.
- Como Cathedral
- San Fedele, a Romanesque church
- Sant'Agostino, built by the Cistercians in the early 14th century
- The Romanesque basilica of Sant'Abbondio, consecrated in 1095 by Pope Urban II
- San Carpoforo (11th century, apse and crypt from 12th century).
Secular Buildings and Monuments:
- The ancient town hall, known as the Broletto
- Casa del Fascio, possibly Giuseppe Terragni's most famous work.
- Monumento ai caduti (war memorial) by Giuseppe Terragni
- Teatro Sociale by Giuseppe Cusi
- Villa Olmo, built from 1797 in neoclassicist style by the Odescalchi family.
- Monumental Fountain also known as Volta's Fountain
- Ancient walls (medieval)
- Castello Baradello, a small medieval castle overlooking the town and which is all that remains of the fortress constructed by Barbarossa c. 1158.