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Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

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Address: Corso Magenta 15, 20123 Milan, Italy
Phone Number:
02 88445208
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09:00 - 19:30
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Tue - Wed 09:00 - 19:30
Thu 09:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sun 09:00 - 19:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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A great visit

Really stunning artwork, architecture and general vibe, free entrance through the front door gives access to brilliant frescoes and artwork by many famous Italian artists, well... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really stunning artwork, architecture and general vibe, free entrance through the front door gives access to brilliant frescoes and artwork by many famous Italian artists, well worth a look.

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Pattaya, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sensational Romanesque style church built in the early 16c...grand doorways lead to a beautiful chapel with frescoes, sculpture, pipe organ and ornate pulpit. Stained glass windows adorn the exterior along w/gargoyles and other unique carvings. Museum is fabulous with many items from the medieval times.

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

absolutely a must see, one of the most beautiful churches visited in my life. the wooden background is a piece of art. I spent in Milano several years, and glad that now is regularly open.

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Lyon, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Compared to the more popular Doumo I think this church gets missed by a lot of people but it's really charming. It's definitely smaller, but it's also free to enter, and if there's a line to enter it lasts less than five minutes (or it did for me). The walls are all painted and it's really impressive, and it feels... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 434 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Renaissance style church was built between 1503-18 and is located in the historical center of Milan. The attached former Benedictine convent now serves as Milan's Archeological Museum and even the church is occasionally used for other purposes. The exterior façade is unassuming and covered with gray stone from Ornavasso but the 2-story Baroque interior is simply overwhelming as it's... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see tour, especially if you can get Fedra as a guide. Her enthusiasm for the places visited was great. To then end the tour with The Last Supper was absolutely amazing. A must see

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The affresco paintings by Bernardino Luini, the best pupil OF Leonardo da Vinci are really breathtaking and arte really worth a trip. Do not miss it

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Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this Church with a guide, it was really amazing. Wall frescoes and paintings, beautifully decorated. Not so popular for tourists but highly recommended.

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Milan, Italy
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I live in Milan but I visited this church only recently for the first time. It is wonderful even if the quality of some painting looks rather simple. Take the chance to visit also Milan historical museum just asides

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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

See some fine multi-hued artwork depicting scenes from christian texts the late 15th and early 16th century on the plaster coated walls of this old church. Most have been restored. Don't mis the ornate church organ and ceiling artwork. Some frescoes were evidently done by students of Leonardo da Vinci. There is an imitation of the "Last Supper" as well... More 

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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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