Crema is a town and comune in the Province of Cremona, in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. It is built along the river Serio at 43 km from Cremona. It is also the seat of a Catholic Bishop, who gave to Crema the title of city. Crema's main economic activities traditionally relate to agriculture and cattle breeding, but Its manufactures include now cheese, iron products and cotton and wool textiles. Inhabitants are called cremaschi, singular cremasco.
- The Duomo (Cathedral) in Lombard-Gothic style, with a tall bell-tower completed in 1604.
- The church of Santa Maria della Croce (St. Mary of the Cross) built in 1493–1500 by Giovanni Battagio.
- The church of the Santo Spirito (16th century).
- The Palazzo Comunale ("Town Hall").
- The Palazzo Pretorio.
- The Palazzo Vescovile.