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Lake Como in Italy: Six interesting facts about DeepVeer Wedding destination

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Chanshimla Varah | Updated on: 14 Nov 2018, 04:54:56 PM
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New Delhi:

Lake Como is a popular go-to wedding destination for all richie rich. Located in Northern Italy’s Lombardy region, Lake Como is an upscale resort area known for its dramatic scenery. From Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s wedding to Isha Ambani’s soon to be wedding at Lake Como, this location sure must have a charm that lures the bankrollers into a nuptial bond.

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Here are SIX fascinating facts about Lake Como that is making a stand-out from so many scenic locations.

  1. Exotic Location: Lake Como is set against the foothills of the Alps with Renaissance architecture and a funicular that travels up to the mountain town of Brunate.
  2. Como is the birthplace of villa culture: Villas and the rich, Como and the weddings makes so much sense now. It was during the rise of the Roman Empire, that the rich and powerful people built their villas on the shores of Lake Como. It was since then that the villa culture also known as, villa epoche, became popular and celebrated. 
  3. Como was one home to genius artistes: Como was once resided by the great Roman poet, Virgil in the Augustan era and during the Renaissance times, one of the world’s greatest genius, Leonardo da Vinci is said to have live and crated his masterpieces at the valley. 
  4.  Como is Hollywood A-listers second home: A location surrounded by the snow-capped Alps, fresh blue water, green lustre trees and villas, Lake Como of course have to be the second home of Hollywood A-listers. It is a perfect escape form the hustling and bustling of the city life. Few celebrities known to have a home in Lake Como are George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Antonio Banderas, David Beckham, Catherine Zeta Jones among others.
  5. Como is also a famous Hollywood Movie location: Como is not only home to Hollywood celebrities but also a location where Hollywood comes. Many of Hollywood’s blockbuster movies have been shot at Como. Few among them are Ocean’s Twelve, Star Wars ii-Attack of the Clones and you cannot miss the intimate scene of Daniel Craig and Eva Green outside the villa at Casino Royale. 
  6. Lake Como has its own unique type of wind: Since Como is surrounded by a big water reservoir, the whiffs of the fresh air is different from any other location.  It has Breva, which is a Southern wind that usually blows in the afternoon and in the evening, and Tivano, which is a Northern wind that blows at night and in the morning.

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First Published : 14 Nov 2018, 04:54:39 PM