Bodio Lomnago

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Location
45°00'00"N
008°45'00"E
Country
 Italy
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Bodio Lomnago is a town and comune (municipality) located in the province of Varese, in the Lombardy region of northern Italy. Bodio Lomnago is composed of two villages: Bodio, the biggest one closer to the lake and Lomnago, uphill toward the Monte Rogorella. Both villages have certainly a pre-Roman origin, probably Celtic or Gaulish.

Main sights

In Bodio: San Crocifisso, a small Romanesque church of the primitive village, recently renovated Santa Maria church, a Baroque building from 1512 Villa Beltrami-Gadola, with its distinctive towerIn Lomnago: San Giorgio, an unusual Norman-style church built in the 19th century Villa Puricelli, with its huge park and the ancient hidden icehouse

World heritage site

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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