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San Fedele is absolutely beautiful and worth visiting when in Como. Be sure to see the ornately decorated Stations of the Cross, depicting the final days of Christ's life, that are mounted around the wall corners counter-clockwise starting on the far left of the altar...More
From the outside the Cathedral looks very nice. It is on a busy Square with many Restaurants where you can sit and admire the Cathedral. Inside it had a lot of paintings and sculptures. When we went in there was someone playing the Organ. The...More
Smaller and older than the more vaunted Duomo, the Basilica di San Fidele still serves its neighborhood congregation, and in many ways offers a more authentic experience. The Romanesque interior is dark and atmospheric, but full of interesting frescoes and mosaics. Casual visitors put off...More
The church itself, despite its history, would only rate a 3 star review from me. I found it dark and frankly not that interesting, with one exception. There was a depiction of purgatory that was the only one I can ever recall seeing in a...More
The church of San Fedele is smaller, but much older than the later Duomo. It has a different kind of elegance, including more interesting floors, and other features that you do not see in later churches. The unique inferno sculpture is always startling to see.