Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, Milan

4.6
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St. Ambrose built Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio from 379 to 386 CE, making it one of the most ancient churches in the city. However, the majority of what you see today is from 12th-century restorations, hence its Romanesque style. Admire the mosaics in the apse, one of which depicts the life of St. Ambrose, Milan's patron saint. Look for the many faded frescoes in various nooks and crannies of the church. Visit the crypt under the high altar. It contains the remains of three saints: Ambrose, Gervasus, and Protasus. With our online itinerary creator, Milan attractions like Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • If you have time you can take a look but don't expect too much, its an average place to see. I don't highly recommend.  more »
  • I attended Catholic mass here twice during my visit to Milan in late December 2019 and early January 2020. The first time was on a Sunday. When I arrived here early in the morning it was still...  more »
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  • Beautiful place. If using your phone to find it, be careful! I spent the morning trekking via Google Maps to the "Quartiere Sant'Ambrogio" only to find that it is a residential suburb of Milan quite some distance away.
  • Beautiful church located in a calm area in Milan. Liked it more than the Dom. We were lucky the church was open for visitors, when closed seems there is not that much to see.

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