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San Vittore al Corpo

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The church and former monastery of San Vittore al Corpo grew up around the mausoleum of Emperor Valentinian II, who died in 392; parts of this ancient...

Via San Vittore 25
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Santa Maria alla Fontana

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This church is essentially a modern structure in the neo-Renaissance style, with various nondescript additions. The presbytery, however, rests on a much...

Piazza Santa Maria alla Fontana 11
Free

Santa Maria dei Miracoli presso San Celso

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Two little chapels once stood on this site where, according to legend, St Ambrose was led by a vision to the bodies of martyrs Nazaro and Celso. The chapel...

Corso Italia 37
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Santa Maria del Carmine

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Little remains of the original Romanesque church built in 1250 and rebuilt in 1400; the current façade (1880) is the work of Carlo Maciachini. And yet the...

Piazza del Carmine 2
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Santa Maria della Passione

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Construction of the church of Santa Maria della Passione began in 1486, to a design by Giovanni Battagio. It was originally a Greek-cross church, but one...

Via Bellini 2
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Santa Maria delle Grazie & The Last Supper

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The church of Santa Maria delle Grazie was begun in 1465 to a plan by Guiniforte Solari. Just two years after it was finished in the 1480s, Ludovico 'il...

Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie
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Santa Maria Incoronata

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This essentially Romanesque church is, in fact, two buildings erected by Guiniforte Solari and united in 1468. The one on the left went up in 1451,...

Corso Garibaldi 116
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Santa Maria presso San Satiro

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Satiro (or Satirus) was St Ambrose's brother. It was to this lesser-known sibling (who also became a saint) that a certain Archbishop Anspert wanted a...

Via Torino 19
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Sant'Ambrogio

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The charismatic Bishop Ambrose (Ambrogio) - who defended orthodox Christianity against Arianism and later became Milan's patron saint - had this Basilica...

Piazza Sant'Ambrogio 15
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Sant'Angelo

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Built in 1552 to a design by Domenico Giunti, and intended to take the place of a Franciscan church the Spanish had destroyed to build defences, Sant'Angelo...

Piazza Sant'Angelo 2
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Sant'Eustorgio

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Sant'Eustorgio, when he was still but a bishop, had this church built in the fourth century to house the relics of the Three Kings. The specific site was...

Piazza Sant'Eustorgio 1-3
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Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

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In 1497, Ludovico il Moro called upon Donato Bramante to expand what had been - before it was turned over to the Cistercian order in the late 15th century -...

Largo Gemelli 1
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