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Corso Monforte 1/5, 20122 Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the center of Milan, a couple of minutes away from the Fashion District is this thousand year old Church. Not all the building is original as it has been remodeled and adapted during the centuries. Its bell tower, for instance, is much more recent,...More

Thank travelsafer
Reviewed September 12, 2018

nice church small on near to pedestrail way to duomo and to many shops around.its worth the visit. nice spot in the town of milan

Thank kastoria
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

On a small piazza we found this church. A simple one compared to Duomo. This Roman Catholic Church is dedicated to Saint Babylas of Antioch. The interior is simple and beautiful. There is a place for confession and most important of all: a quiet and...More

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed November 10, 2017

One of the oldest churches in the city. It was built in the 11th century. You must be lucky to get in, three times we were there was closed. It is in the very busy part of Milan.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed April 15, 2017

The church of San Babila is so named iin honor of the relics of St. Babylas of Antioch, brought to Milan Marolus, the bishop of Milan in the 400s AD. Erected on the site of a Roman temple to the Sun, the earliest Christian structure...More

1  Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed February 10, 2017

This church is in the busy central area of Milan near the quadriltero della moda. The church dates from the 11 th century but now it is bit of a mixture of architectural styles due to various renovations carried out over the years. The two...More

1  Thank Chris F
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Peaceful and very nice church for relaxing and take a breath between running out for shopping. Nice paintings and everything needed for visiting. Special background why this building is there.

Thank fisupeksu
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Relatively unadorned, but authentic church. The place is quiet, genuine - no gift shop, no ticket to get in, no armed guards, just a lovely old church. Lovely frescoes, but restrained stained glass windows. Nice, certainly, but no wow factor.

Thank Boodar
Reviewed May 20, 2016

The facade of the church is mostly made of brick. Above the entrance there is a figure of Christ. The main chapel is quite simple and does not call attention.

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

With all the other buildings in Milan this is not the best one but there is still something about it as everyone is so different and this small church fits in well in San Babila

Thank Martino B
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