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Basilica di San Fedele

Via Vittorio Emanuele II 94, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 267295
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“bell tower” (4 reviews)
“rose window” (4 reviews)
“old church” (3 reviews)
Via Vittorio Emanuele II 94, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 267295

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

This Romanesque style church w/ clock & bell tower dates from 1120 and is located in the center of Como. The bell tower was restored in 1905 while the façade w/ a small decorated portal and rose window was completed in 1914. The richly decorated...More

Thank T-Bird1974
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This old church is worth stopping in and just sitting to enjoy its ancient surrounds. It is an unusual shape which makes it more interesting than a standard church. The atmosphere is very peaceful. A great place for some time-out.

Thank LizMac57
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My wife and me always when we are visiting old towns go to old churches to see beatiful building and decorations, but especially have silent moments. San Fedele is a beatiful church in the old town.

Thank Mr_Pasi
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Stumbled on this church while walking around Como. A beautiful space. Several altars , a lovely painted dome, an interesting ceramic depiction of hell or purgatrory and an ossuary! The church still hold services.

Thank xfooey
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Walking on the streets of Como, we have discovered this fantastic Basilica. We were lucky because it was open and we could substantially study also the details. There is a rare imagery of Purgatory - amazing!

Thank mv4235
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Lake Como is absolutely stunning. This Basilica is so fitting for this area. Beautiful architecture, this Basilica is in the city center and there is a market which takes place right near by. It is well worth a visit. This Basilica is stunningly beautiful. It...More

Thank Michelle_Guy_100
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We almost missed this church and were very glad we didn't. Inside are some mediaeval frescoes, a beautiful altar and a 17th century picture of the Blessed Virgin in gilded wood. Beautiful.

1  Thank AJJS1
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful church in the shadow of the piazza San Fedele. A nice, quiet part of Como. Worth a visit for the frescos, rose window & cupola. They're just magnificent.

1  Thank Dreeemer
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

When we got in we thought it was the Duomo, because is big and beautifully decorated! It's a small piazza, from the outside doesn't look much, but is worth getting in!

1  Thank Gustavo P
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Although in the city centre, this church is less busy than the duomo and worth a visit. It is tucked away in a corner of one of Como's city squares but is worth making an effort to visit.

1  Thank Trolleyman81
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