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Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

Corso Magenta, 15, 20123 Milan, Italy (Centro Storico)
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Ranked #1 of 407 Attractions in Milan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We visited this little church on our visit to Milan and it was fabulous. The nave area of the church is full of religious frescos which one of the guides kindly explained to us the symbolism and how they were painted by the school of Da Vinci. It was so lovely to sit in this peaceful church and just admire... More

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Wonderful little place. The inside is covered in fresco's and well worth a visit. Its tucked away in Milan not easy to find unless you have a map or the trip advisor city guide app for the GPS mapping will point you in the right direction! It is free to get in, but be warned its not very big. Its... More

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PA
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Stopped in here after viewing The Last Supper. Both were the best part of our visit to Milan. Amazing artwork with short descriptions that are also in english

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16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Amazing church a lit bit of art, religion, politics, history and mystic! You have to sides one the main door (nuns church) and the second part you have to go in the historical museum (next door) to see the politician church. Amazing really you should see it!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Lots of unique frescos, free admission. Currently under renovation so need to access the Nuns choir through the archaeology museum next door, don't miss it, the Nuns choir is a highlight.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Nice walk from the Duomo. Vivid depictions and art work. Know very little of the history but enjoyed viewing it. There is also some archeological objects outside the front entrance.

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Northampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Better inside than the duomo don't miss the museum next door both are free and worth the visit. never ceases to amaze me how much time and money is spent on religion.

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Orangevale, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We found this place by accident. We really wanted to see the Last Supper and all the "Skip the Line" tours were sold out except the Art Tour. We said why not try a little extra culture and we were glad we did. This place was AMAZING. Our guide Charles through VIATOR tours was very informative and enthusiastic about all... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

You are in for a treat here. One of the most amazing man-made things I have ever seen.This is like a bunch of fresco's that coalesced into a church rather than the other way round. The whole thing is under renovation but that makes it even more interesting because you get to wander around the scaffolding and see the restoration... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is a must visit in Milan. The architecture and the frescoes are amazing and worth searching this church out to see. Make sure to go in both the front entrance and the back entrance through the museum. When we were there in Aug. 2014, there was some scaffolding up, but that shouldn't deter anyone from going. There is still... More

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