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A neoclassical church, just a few blocks from the Duomo

San Carlo al Corso is a Neo-Classical structure built on the site of a previous church, Santa maria... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2017
Gabriel H
Bellaire, Texas
Beautiful church

This basilica is not that old by Milan standards only being constructed in 1847. It has been built... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2017
Chris F
Ipswich, Australia
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11 Dec 2018
“Quite covered by the modern buildings”
6 Nov 2018
“Pretty church”
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Halfway up the Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, is this immense church dating to the 19th century. It is mostly covered by the modern buildings which were built all around it during the last century. The great façade is still visible and the interior is a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is a pretty church in a busy shopping district. It was a quiet escape from the pedestrian traffic on Corso Vittorio Emanuele. It contains several very nice altars in the chapels.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

Beautiful old church from the 17th century, right off the main shopping corso in Milan. Sant'Ambrogio Carlo al Corso is a basilica church in Rome, Italy, facing onto the central part of the Via del Corso. The apse of the church faces across the street,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Andre L
Reviewed April 15, 2017

San Carlo al Corso is a Neo-Classical structure built on the site of a previous church, Santa maria dei Servi, which dated back tio the 13th century. The current church was completed in 1847 and consecrated as part of the Milan archdiocese. In 1938 it...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Most of the people just walk past this magnificent church while shopping in Corso Vittorio Emanuelle II. The church has really amazing huge dome built under strong influence of Pantheon in Rome. Do not miss to see its grandness.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Boris B
Reviewed February 10, 2017

This basilica is not that old by Milan standards only being constructed in 1847. It has been built in a neoclassical style and is very beautiful inside. It does't have the over the top gaudy decorations you see in some churches especially from the renaissance...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Chris F
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

You have to try this!!! It's called "Caffè Estivo", it's basically a delicious espresso with whipped milk!! Yes, you read right: whipped! It's not the usual milk foam, the milk is actually whipped and the result is a thick, creamy (almost like some sort of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank wandering_dynamo
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Decorated almost entirely by statues. There are around 100 sculptures, although I did not count them.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Marietta S
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding food and service. Home style cooking in a laid back location at the hart of the action. What won my vote was the staff hospitality that makes you feel like a regular.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank khalid A
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Once you have eaten breakfast (pancetta and eggs) and the best croissants at San Carlo! You will never want to eat breakfast anywhere else! The amazing bread and croissants are freshly baked every day! Lovely finger sandwiches and cappuccinos and espresso's! My favorite spot to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank 975yolanda
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