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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Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio reviews
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio is yet another magnificent religious edifice where one can spend time meditating and praying. Saint Ambrose is one of the pillars of Christianity and an icon in Milan...
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio is yet another magnificent religious edifice where one can spend time meditating and praying. Saint Ambrose is one of the pillars of Christianity and an icon in Milan... more »
The "Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio" was built from 379 to 386 AD. as requested by Saint Ambrose himself, then Bishop of Milano. It is a masterpiece of the early Christian and Romanesque eras, and it is...
The "Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio" was built from 379 to 386 AD. as requested by Saint Ambrose himself, then Bishop of Milano. It is a masterpiece of the early Christian and Romanesque eras, and it is... more »
This is a very beautiful basilica to visit, and entry is free of charge. The tomb of Saint Ambrose is right below the altar and we got to see the glass coffin with the remains. The Sacred Heart...
This is a very beautiful basilica to visit, and entry is free of charge. The tomb of Saint Ambrose is right below the altar and we got to see the glass coffin with the remains. The Sacred Heart... more »
Go and visit this beautiful church, please! The entry is free. If you want a tour, you can find a staff member right at the church and ask for the tickets. The inside area is very cozy, pretty, warm. Smells amazing.
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio is one of the most ancient churches in Milan and was built in 379–386 by Saint Ambrose. Initially, the basilica was outside the city of Milan, but over the following centuries, the city grew up around it. The entrance is free and definitely worth a visit.
Beautiful place to visit while walking in Milan. Sit, cool down and reflect on life. After this reflection nip to the bar for a well deserved beer.
A historical place and beautiful architecture. The work on this iconic place is totally amazin. Intricate stone work. Coukd not take my eyes of the size. The cathedral took nearly six centuries to complete: construction began in 1386, and the final details were completed in 1965. Milan's layout, with streets either radiating from the Duomo or circling it, reveals that the Duomo occupies what was the most central site in Roman Mediolanum, that of the public basilica facing the forum. The first cathedral, the "new basilica" (basilica nova) dedicated to St Thecla, was completed by 355. It seems to share, on a slightly smaller scale, the plan of the contemporaneous church recently rediscovered beneath Tower Hill in London.
A large church. Many people visit but feel calmness and religious. There is a body of St.Amblogio. nice place to visit. Sit down for a while in calmness during city tour. Mosaique is also lovely. Visit in the sunny afternoon, even brighter.
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