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Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

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Address: Corso Magenta 15, 20123 Milan, Italy
Phone Number: +39 02 2040 4175
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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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Jaw-Dropping Frescoes

Non-descript exterior on the Corso Magenta, between the Santa Maria della Grazie (The Last Supper) and the Duomo. An easy 10 min walk from the Last Supper, 15 min from the Duomo... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Non-descript exterior on the Corso Magenta, between the Santa Maria della Grazie (The Last Supper) and the Duomo. An easy 10 min walk from the Last Supper, 15 min from the Duomo. Once inside, be prepared to be amazed. Two large rooms to explore, with every inch (meter?) covered with colorful, beautiful frescoes, many depicting Biblical scenes. Free admission to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This little gem of a church is not particularly well known, but it contains some of the most beautiful frescos in Milan. Definitely worth a visit!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This church does not look much from the outside, however when you enter you will be amazed at the paintings on every part of the walls and ceilings in the main room and the rear room. You must visit, It is free and so worthwhile.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Sunday evening and it wasn't crowded and was very worth the stop. Just gorgeous inside, so interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Asking for directons to the Cathedral from a restaurant worker quite by chance, he said I should make a point of seeking out the "best" church in all of Milan which happened to be very close to Duomo Square, an old Bendictine Convent. What did I have to lose, I was in the area anyway. Was I surprised to encounter... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The simplicity of its facade gives way to many works of art. Take your time and study the painting and other works of art.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggioreis is the perfect place to spend an hour in the old church and the the convent which was on the other side of the wall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a street discovery that we made while we were doing our walkabout in Milan. It is referred to as 'the Sistine Chapel of the North'. Maybe, not quite. But still a wonderful discovery! The site that it is on is Early Christian, so the grounds around the chapel are full of ruins of the original Lombard (4th C.)... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

XVI century cloister magnificently decorated with frescoes by Bernardo Luini, reopened in June 2015 after a 30 years long restoration. Can be easily reached from the Sforza Castle or S.Ambrogio church area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a hard time finding the “Sistine Chapel” of Milan, but it was worth it. Actually it is known as the Hall of Nuns. The first thing you notice when you enter San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore is all the frescoes that cover the walls from floor to ceiling. They are fantastic and depict many of the biblical characters and... More 

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Centro Storico
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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