Civico Tempio di San Sebastiano

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When Milan emerged from a bout of the plague in 1576, its residents heaved a sigh of relief and, to express their gratitude to God for their deliverance, built this church on the site where the 14th-century church of San Quilino had stood. They dedicated it to the patron saint of those with contagious diseases. Pellegrino Tibaldi designed the building, though he originally planned a much higher dome; if the heavenly vision of Agostino Comerio's Evangelists and Church Fathers (1832) inside the cupola makes your head spin, just imagine the effect Tibaldi was originally aiming for.


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Civico Tempio di San Sebastiano details

Address
Via Torino 28

Area Milan

Transport Metro Duomo/tram 2, 3, 14, 20 .

Telephone 02 874 263

Open 8am-noon, 3-6.30pm Mon-Sat; 9am-noon, 3.30-6.30pm Sun.

Admission free.

Comments & ratings 3/5 (Average of 18 ratings)