Galliano Architectural Complex
Includes the Basilica of St. Vincent and the Baptistery of St. John the Baptist and is one of the most famous monuments of Lombardian Romanesque architecture. The building, dated 1007, stands as one of the first accounts of the organic form of the new Romanesque style. Archaeological excavations conducted in this area have unearthed several Roman remains from 196 BC, when Marcus Claudius Marcellus conquered Como. From the middle of the fifth century are and inscriptions documenting the cult of Jupiter, of Minerva, the Capitoline Triad and of some local deities, which were later replaced by Christians inscriptions of .