Porta Torre

Surrounding the old city of Como there are the medieval fortifications built in between 1159 and 1175. Along the wall there are a few towers. One of them is the deafens tower Torre de Porta Vittoria (Porta Torre), which is 40 metres high. The tower was built in 1192 and it still marks the edge of the Historic Centre of Como. To one side it has got double arched windows.