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Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

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Address: Corso Magenta, 15, 20123 Milan, Italy
Phone Number: 0220404175
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absolutely to see before leaving Milan... it'open by volunteers of Touring Club Italiano

it's called the Sistina of Milan, for wonderful paintings. it is not far from the Cenacolo of Leonardo da Vinci.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

it's called the Sistina of Milan, for wonderful paintings. it is not far from the Cenacolo of Leonardo da Vinci.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Definitely worth seeing. No charge to enter. Gilt, paintings, frescos - so much to see with good explanatory guide in English. Loved the Noah's ark frescos - the deluge, the animals going two by two into the ark (fiercesome expression on the lions) and then Noah's drunkeness. There was an Italian school group there so when they went into the... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The frescos are brilliant, and the art tells an emotional story that really moved me. The English translations on the displays were very helpful also. This is the first stop on a visit to Milan in my opinion.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We also stumbled across this after The Last Supper viewing and were amazed at the details, finishes, and accessibility. Definitely stop in and see this!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overshadowed by the bigger attractions of Milan such as The Last Supper and the Duomo, the church of St.Maurice is well worth seeing for its wonderful frescoes. I was surprised by how close they allow you to get. There is a small archeological museum adjacent to it. It's located midway between the Duomo and Santa Maria delle Grazie where The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended to visit this church by the receptionist at our hotel when we asked for directions to the Last Supper. It deserves to be better known: the interiors are stunning and you can just walk in for free, in contrast to the agony and expense of getting in to see the Last Supper.

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Pavia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful Church with frescoes covering quite all the walls ('500 style). Beyond a dividing wall in the church I have loved the Hall of the Nuns with its wonderful Antegnati organ and all walls and ceiling completely covered by frescoes. You will be surprised by the wonderful things inside this church that you cannnot even imagine from its façade. In... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really impressive, old, well maintained. Very cool temperature, a great nativity scene. Interesting roof and the sound of a choir from behind closed doors. Priests listening to confessions in open boxes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

A good suggestion for everyone for a leisurely early morning walk would be to start with the Last Supper, proceed to Church of San Maurizio then Basilica of st. Ambrogio. The main church is not huge but a soon as you enter you are confronted with a colorful bible story book on frescos. This church I believe has one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Unbelievably surprising frescos - naive and impressive and energetic at the same time. Masters definitely had a good sense of humour: beautifully painted horseback in the center of altar is something out of understanding of a modern person but something 15 century people kept in mind. it is as impressive as children's honest pictures after "swimming" in the multi meaningful... More 

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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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