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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used the funicular to get to the top of the mountain and this church is one of the first sights you see when going up the path. Design inside was spectacular and definitely worth a visit while exploring the mountain. Couple of nice restaurants...More

Thank Shazad A
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We visited with a tour and it was nice to be able to learn more about this Basilica. I like to gain the history and the stories behind places so tours are of interest to me.

Thank NomadJana
Reviewed August 29, 2018 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 August 20, 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 August 19, 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 June 20, 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 June 18, 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 May 18, 2018

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

Thank redmanfloridapvb
Reviewed December 29, 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 November 10, 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

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