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Civico Tempio di San Sebastiano

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Address: Via Torino 28, 20123 Milan, Italy
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Temple-Church of San Sebastiano

You can always tell this one from dozens of milanese churches. It has round shape and it's quite beautiful.

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Minsk, Belarus
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Minsk, Belarus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can always tell this one from dozens of milanese churches. It has round shape and it's quite beautiful.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Another church? Should we have a look inside? Well, yes, you should. The interior is beautiful and one of the most decorated that we visited but you wouldn't think so if you were passing. It's also circular in shape so very unusual. If you're not interested in churches at all this may change your mind a little and certainly worth... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

From the outside this is not an overly impressive church. It is quite small compared to other churches in Milan. It is not overly decorated inside but the domed ceiling has been exquisitely painted

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Thank Chris F
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

San Sebastiano is a small church, but the interior is quite impressive. It feels peaceful and it is worth taking the time to wander around and admire the religious decorations. The domed ceiling is lovely.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Not very interesting on the outside but respectfully go in and it is peaceful and nicely decorated. Shut the door quietly on the way out.

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Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

The Church of San Sebastiano was started in 1576. It is a simple church and the main altar is also simple. On the altar one finds the images of 4 saints. The church also has a copy of Michaelangelo's Pieta.

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Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway
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Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

It's a bit small but it was really nice inside. The roof especially was worth a visit. It's not far from the duomo cathedral so if you have 5 minutes to spare, go there.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 19 July 2015

Just few meters from Milan Duomo, a small church "civico tempio di san sebastian" is hiding at one of the corners of the main shopping street. It's a round building with very special architecture and great elements. Dont miss it !

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Palatine, Illinois
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Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

I stumbled upon this church when searching for another museum. The plan is round like the Pantheon and the side chapels are prettily laid out. It is a very quiet space and a great church for some reflection.

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Reviewed 14 May 2013

Using the Off-the-Beaten-Track-Tour from tripadvisor, we stumbled into this round, easy-to-miss church that had some amazing artwork and windows. It doesn't take long to see, it was completely empty, and it was an uplifting respite in an otherwise crowded day of sightseeing. Don't miss it when on Via Torino.

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Centro Storico
The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch expedition into a royal experience. Head to the rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the view of the animated square with a panorama of the Duomo. The Corso Vittorio Emanuele II is the street for high-end shopping. Brands of all kinds and street artists attract the attention of all visitors; while at Via Santa Radegonda 16, Luini Panzerotti is a much appreciated street food shop providing unimaginable culinary experiences. If shopping takes its toll on you, consider visiting Castello Sforzesco, a 15th century castle housing several museums. Those looking to relax can go to Parco Sempione, where nature provides respite from the energy of this dynamic and international city.
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