Statue of San Carlone, Arona

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Built in the 1600s, Statue of San Carlone is a bronze statue of San Carlo Borromeo, the archbishop of Milan from 1564 to 1584. This figure overlooks Lake Maggiore, and you can ascend stairs inside the statue to the top, where there are windows through the eyes and ears. Nearby, you can also view a small exhibit honoring Borromeo’s life. Add Statue of San Carlone to your Arona travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Arona trip planner.
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  • That is some statue, most impressive I have to say. It's a nice drive to it as well. And you come around the corner and next you see this enormous statue of San Carlo. Very impressive.  more »
  • The San Carlone or “Colossus” of San Carlo Borromeo is a massive copper statue, erected between 1614 and 1698, near Arona, on Lake Maggiore, Italy. It represents Charles Borromeo, Catholic saint and.....  more »
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