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ⓘ Casbeno




                                     

ⓘ Casbeno

Casbeno is a neighborhood of the city of Varese. Located in the south of the city, overlooking Lake Varese, before the formation of the province of Varese, in the twenties, was the lower limit of the town itself. Initially rural fraction of the city, sees since the sixties a period of growth, which continues to this day: Casbeno currently has about 4.000 inhabitants, called Casbenàt in Lombard language.

Despite the limited area Casbeno is home to several administrative offices around the area libertà there are the provincial police headquarters police Di Varese and official headquarters in the province. The prefect and the province of Varese, located in a Villa Victor, with the adjacent Park are an example architecture 800. Artistically relevant to Casbeno also the parish Church of San Vittore and the sanctuary Schirannetta the first construction dates back to 1200, carefully restored in the 60-ies Mackie, Giovanni, after the oblivion of the past centuries was reduced to a ruin. The architect Simone Cantoni built neoclassical Villa Victor in 1778.

Next door is the station of Varese Casbeno, on the railway Milan-Saronno-Laveno.