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Octagonal Mannerist Church

An impressive octagonal Mannerist church, built during the 16th century and containing a nice... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
Vicenza, Italy
Worth Your Time

I have never seen so many churches so close together and each with a special beauty. Alter and side... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2018
Amherst, Massachusetts
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Via Torino 28, 20123 Milan, Italy
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+39 02 874263
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

An impressive octagonal Mannerist church, built during the 16th century and containing a nice frescoed dome. It is a civic temple and thus managed both by religious and civic institutions.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed October 30, 2018

In the heart of Milan, 5 minutes from Piazza Duomo, this small church will surprise you. Round shaped, beautiful inside, full of paintings and statues. absolutely worth a visit while in Milan.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BarbaraB5139
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Round church, walls are just filled with altars, statues, but my favorite part is the wide large dome, just beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Robert L
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

I have never seen so many churches so close together and each with a special beauty. Alter and side alters are lovely

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank patriciad378
Reviewed November 12, 2017

You think it is another church in Milan. It is ture, but this one is very nicely decorated inside, and from outside the octagonal form is pretty unsual.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

We found this church/temple to be very unusual in that it is octagonal in shape. It is located about 200 metres down the via Torino from the Piazza del Duomo. The building of the church was commenced during the 16th century with modifications undertaken in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank westy54
Reviewed May 3, 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank yegorb306
Reviewed February 22, 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...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Spencer S
Reviewed February 11, 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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Chris F
Reviewed October 16, 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.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Scopes1
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