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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building where the city council of the city was gathered from the Middle Ages. It is attached to the cathedral of the city. Beautifully illuminated is like a gem of the main square.

Thank Angelo O
Reviewed 15 October 2017

A 'Broletto' is a medieval meeting hall of Lombardian cities. It can be encountered in various places of that province, but maybe the most famous till now is the 'Broletto' of the city of Como. A rectangular building with arches, open to all sides and...More

2  Thank saronic
Reviewed 14 October 2017

A magnificent medieval complex with stunning marble arches. It was built in the XIII century as a municipal building. The building is now used as a public exhibition hall and town hall events.

Thank Della G
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Broletto was the original church before the Duomo, and it was crudely cut off to make room for the new, more important Duomo, and left as a storage facility for may years. Now appreciated for both the historical significance and natural beauty, the upper...More

1  Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 26 August 2017

A splendid construction in italian style, venetian architecture with many wonderful arcades. this nice building is nested near the cathedrale; times ago the Municipality of Como was installed here, nowaday there are other offices. In the evening the Broletto building and the cathedral are nice...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The joining of the two buildings wasn't only for visual effect but in medieval times the joining & cooperation of commerce & the church Graceful piece of architecture

Thank Darrel J
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 ...

1  Thank BURGWIN
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.

3  Thank TheShis
Reviewed 13 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...More

1  Thank JJAA54
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...More

1  Thank Quasimama
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