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Busto Arsizio is a charming city in Italy, located more exactly within the province of Varese, in the Lombardy region. The history of Busto Arsizio goes back to the times when the area was inhabited by Ligurians. Later on, the Insubres people in a Gaulish tribe led to an increase in the Busto Arsizio population. According to the 2010 census, Busto Arsizio now has a total population of 81,883 residents and spans on a total area of 11.69 square miles (30.27 sq km). Busto Arsizio has developed especially due to industry and commerce, on which the city's economy is mainly based. However, tourism is also developed in Busto Arsizio and many people visit this city every year.
Top Attractions within Busto Arsizio
The Shrine of Santa Maria di Piazza (Saint Mary of the Square) is the most remarkable building in Busto Arsizio of the Renaissance period. It is the only one still standing today, as well. Also known as the shrine of the Beata Vergine deli'Aiuto (Blessed Virgin of the Help), the shrine dates back to 1515, when the construction started. It is located right in the city center.
The Church of Saint John the Baptist is another impressive church in Busto Arsizio worth visiting. In fact, the most important buildings in Busto Arsizio are the churches. This church is also located in the city center. It was built between 1609 and 1635. However, the bell tower is older, dating back to 1400. The church is home to many paintings by Daniele Crespi, a celebrated painter who was born in the city.
The Museum of Textiles and Industry is a great cultural institution in Busto Arsizio. The museum specializes in spinning and weaving and it puts on display many objects, pictures and archive material that emphasize and depict the city's industrial and economical history.
Restaurants. There are many restaurants in Busto Arsizio where you can enjoy a satisfying dining experience. These include Rosso di Sera, Trattoria del Municipio, L'Inconsueto, Crazy Point, Osteria Dul Tarliso, La Rava E La Fava, Miro, and many others.