San Giacomo Church

Bellagio, Italy

Bellagio's most interesting Romanesque church is the Basilica of San Giacomo, built in the early 12th century by master builders from Como. It is one of the best examples of Lombardian Romanesque style.


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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Nathaniel Teo (9 months ago)
A beautiful gothic themed church. The quiet and beautiful chapel interior will strike a tone with you once you enter; making you contemplative and serene. In the church itself - there are seats at the front for visitors or worshippers. On the left side are the artistic showcases; with even a contemporary piece by a local and recent artiste who contributed a modern piece into the church. Other artistic pieces date back to the churches founding so they are quite ancient. On the right of the church you can see their organ.
Anthony Manmohan (10 months ago)
Has unusually high ceiling.
Joe (11 months ago)
Beautiful church. Was free to enter and tour. Loved the stained glass and bells ringing at noon
Thuha Ng (11 months ago)
As known as the cathedral of St. James, this location is one of the most prominent landmarks and a charming tourist attraction in this area. Was constructed around 11th century on the site of an earlier church, the basilica underwent several renovations and expansions, leading to its current Gothic appearance. Now the church is a symbol for Bellagio, both for historical significance and architectural beauty.
Felix (11 months ago)
Nice and looks like in medieval times
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