Chiesa di Sant'Alessandro in Zebedia, Milan

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Sant'Alessandro in Zebedia is a church in Milan, Italy.
The original church was built by the Barnabite order in the 9th century, on the ruins of the Pretorium which tradition holds was the prison that held the martyred Sant'Alessandro.
Its construction for the Barnabite order began in 1601 to a design by Lorenzo Binago, Francesco Maria Richini also contributing to the project. It comprises a principal building on the Greek cross plan with a central dome, and a separate presbytery which also has a dome. The façade, with decorations in bas-relief, has two campaniles.
The interior includes works by important Lombard Baroque artists including Camillo Procaccini (an Assumption, a Nativity and a Crucifixion) and Daniele Crespi (a Flagellation). There is also an altarpiece in the first chapel on the right by Ossana.
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  • This church is enormous inside and outside. There are steps leading up to it's front doors from a small quaint square but once inside it is awesome. Huge domes show off it's elaborate ceiling with...  more »
  • Spectacular Churc in center of Milan S. Alessandro in S. Alessandro square . About 500 mt and 10 minutes from Duomo . I suggest the visit  more »
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  • One of the loveliest squares in Milan.
  • Beautiful church. Attended a wedding here and the priest was a vile horrible man

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