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Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio

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TripExpert Score based on reviews in 6 publications
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6 expert recommendations

6

Fodor's

Milan's bishop, Saint Ambrose (one of the original Doctors of the Catholic Church), consecrated this church in AD 387. Full review →

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Frommer's 35

From the basilica that he constructed on this site in the 4th century A.D.... Saint Ambrose had a profound effect on the development of the early church. Full review →

58

Let's Go

Sant’Ambrogio also has a few skeletons in its closet, and by that we mean entombed bodies of several saints and martyrs in the crypts. Full review →

2

Lonely Planet

St Ambrose, Milan’s patron saint and one-time superstar bishop, is buried in the crypt of the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio, which he founded in AD 379. Full review →

11

Michelin Guide 55

A magnificent example of Lombard Romanesque style, this basilica, founded by Saint Ambrose in the 4C, is preceded by a superb atrium. Full review →

9

Time Out

Its capitals feature biblical scenes and mythical beasts symbolising the struggle between Good and Evil. Full review →

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