Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

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San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore is a revered Italian treasure renowned for its beautiful and impeccably kept artwork, breathtaking frescoes, and opulent interior decorated in gold. It is located in the heart of Milan and is adjacent to several of the city's ancient historical sites.

One of Milan's most beautiful churches, San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, has considerable historical significance. It was constructed during the Renaissance period and is a prime example of the artwork, know-how, and architects of the 16th century. Due to its beautiful murals created by Leonardo period painters, the cathedral is also known as the 'Sistine Chapel of Milan.' The most significant Benedictine convent in Milan, it operated as an ex-convent.

Must-visit attractions at 12. Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

  • Duomo di Milano is devoted to the Nativity of St. Mary and is sometimes referred to as the Milan Cathedral. Additionally, it serves as the Milan Archbishop's residence. It is the biggest church in Italy and draws many tourists worldwide because of its distinctive architecture, lovely interiors, and historical significance.
  • Sforza Castle is one of the biggest and most famous citadels in Europe and is a historical building next to San Maurizio church in Milan. It was constructed in the 14th century and is a place worth visiting for its magnificent architecture.
  • Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio church is another excellent example of architecture and beauty in Milan. It is one of Milan's oldest buildings and is thought to have been constructed around 1129. Again, romanesque architecture is being utilized, stunning and exceptional.
  • Santa Maria Delle Grazie is a UNESCO World Heritage Site well-known for being a church and Dominican monastery in Milan. The church is decorated with stunning frescoes, Gothic and Renaissance architecture, and the mural of The Last Supper by the famous Leonardo da Vinci in the convent's refectory.

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Address of Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

Corso Magenta, 15, 20123 Milano MI, Italy

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