ELEGANCE & DESIGN IN THE HEART OF COMO
IN THE HEART OF COMO, JUST STEPS FROM ALL ITS BEAUTIES
Only 250 meters on foot from the hotel you can visit the famous Duomo of Como with its cathedral. The Cathedral, begun in 1396, was completed in 1744. It is an articulated and complex architecture, which blends different interpretations of space and different stylistic expressions in a single building.
San Fedele Square
100 meters from the hotel the wonderful Piazza S. Fedele, with its Romanesque-Baroque style Basilica. Ancient market square until the 1800s, today a lively pedestrian area frequented for shopping and tourism, also thanks to the characteristic antiques and handicraft market that populates it every Saturday.
350 meters from the hotel there is Porta Torre. An imposing medieval fortress whose walls surround the entire historic center of Como, Porta Torre, with its 40 meters of height, is an extraordinary example of military architecture of the Romanesque tradition.
300 meters from the hotel it is possible to visit the splendid Teatro Sociale of Como, where you can attend prose and concerts in a 1813 characteristic room. Teatro Sociale, in its long history, hosted famous artists: from Niccolò Paganini to Giuditta Pasta to Francesco Tamagno.
Immersed in the beautiful center of Como, just a 2 minute walk from the Duomo and the lakefront walk, Avenue Boutique Hotel offers a unique and charming stay complete with every comfort. From the Hotel all the major attractions of the city, such as Duomo, Palazzo Broletto, Piazza San Fedele, Porta Torre, Teatro Sociale, are reachable in a few minutes on foot, and the Historic Centre, which offers a variety of local restaurants and well-known shops. The narrow medieval streets, today full of elegant shops, open into charming squares with unique architecture.
Casa del Fascio
400 meters from the hotel there is the former Casa del Fascio of Como, an internationally renowned work of the architect Giuseppe Terragni. It is one of the most interesting buildings of Italian rationalism, Palazzo Terragni is characterized by surfaces arranged in full parts and empty parts, which mark an essential but effective game,with suggestive chiaroscuro and transparency effects
Less than a kilometer from the hotel you will find the characteristic War Memorial designed by Giuseppe Terragni. The building, with its particular shape of a 33 metre high tower, opened by large windows, preserves in the shrine a granite monolith with the name of 650 Como who fell in the World war I.
Next to the Cathedral of Como, 250 meters from the hotel, stands the splendid Palazzo Broletto. Built in 1215, flanked by the civic tower in ashlar stones, it was the original seat of the city's municipality in the Middle Ages.
Less than 500 meters on foot from the hotel it is possible to reach the beautiful panorama of Lake Como, with its famous lakefront walk.