Santa Maria Maddalena Plesio Like
The church stands in the beautiful small square of the village Barna. It was built as a Parish church in 1636. The inside presents itself with one nave and three side chapels.
Santa Maria Maddalena: Description
The external perimeter of the building is decorated with hanging bows and the entrance is proceeded by a porch, repeatedly restored. Inside there are some traces of frescoes and also worth seeing is the altar in scagliola, a typical technique of the Masters of the Intelvi Valley. But the most important attraction of this church is the Gothic bell tower, dating back to the 14th - 15th century.
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Lake Como's rich history of church building goes back many centuries. Their storied past includes miracles, political intrigue and competition for parishioner loyalty.