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Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio

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Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio

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Piazza Sant'Ambrogio 15, 20123 Milan Italy
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The Duomo in Milan is undoubtedly the crown jewel of the city, with its intricate Gothic facade and impressive interiors. Jump ahead of the long lines with this skip-the-line admission ticket and tour the ancient structure that took over 600 years to complete. After your small-group guided tour, climb up the steps to the rooftop and enjoy stunning panoramic views of Milan’s skyline as you walk between the spires.
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francien2015 wrote a review Sep 2020
Rotterdam, The Netherlands933 contributions251 helpful votes
The Ambrosius basilica is supposedly the burial ground of the first christian bishop of Mediolanum in the Roman era. It was on the edge of the Roman city so it is likely to have been founded on Roman burial grounds. The church is a great example of early mediaval structures. With tombstone used as bricks for the wall and great mediaval art in site it is a beauty to visit
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Date of experience: August 2020
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David wrote a review Aug 2020
Oxford, United Kingdom991 contributions358 helpful votes
The Basilica is an interesting historical site, with features dating back to early centuries. It isn't closed as Tripadvisor claims, but back open again following covid restrictions being relaxed.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Paulette wrote a review Jul 2020
Bordeaux Saint Clair, France7 contributions10 helpful votes
Great! Little of the early church remain mainly round the apse and Chapel of San Vittore. The interior has an altar with a wonderful mosaic If you are in Milan you must visit the Basilica.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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BedrosC wrote a review Mar 2020
Istanbul, Turkey97 contributions48 helpful votes
If you have time you can take a look but don't expect too much, its an average place to see. I don't highly recommend.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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blairkk25 wrote a review Feb 2020
New Jersey2,080 contributions528 helpful votes
I attended Catholic mass here twice during my visit to Milan in late December 2019 and early January 2020. The first time was on a Sunday. When I arrived here early in the morning it was still dark outside. I went in to the courtyard which was very interesting. The inside of the church is very rich. The altar has a fresco, there are statues, scenes of Jesus and the crucifixion and Mary with infant Jesus, religious paintings, etc. The second time I came here was on New Years Day. Again I got here early in the morning but they told me that the mass would not start until 10 am. Both masses were in Italian and very moving. There is a nice gift shop in the church. I definitely think that Basilica di Sant'Ambroglio is a "must-see" in Milan. And I think it is a more manageable church for attending catholic mass as opposed to the Duomo.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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