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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Basilica di san fedele was built in the 12 century . Although the duomo is much better it is still worth a visit .

Thank SuvirB3
Reviewed 20 August 2018

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

Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 20 June 2018

A classic basilica, facade and construction, inside nice mosaics and frescoes, nice paintings and sculptures; the basilica is dedicated to San Fedele.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 18 June 2018

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

Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 18 May 2018

There was nothing about this church that sets in apart from the multiple of churches in Italy extremely dark inside.

Thank redmanfloridapvb
Reviewed 29 December 2017

very surprising antique church, with many worthy details, frescoes, sculptures, architectural elements, and original qualities. Worth a visit by all means.

Thank 56monkeys
Reviewed 10 November 2017

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

Thank Mmeyernos
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This church is in the old town of Como and is built in the 12th century. Although smaller and older than Duomo, it is definitely worth visiting when in Como.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 12 October 2017

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.

Thank JohnInItaly
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