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Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio

Milan, Italy
4.8 / 25
The temple of the IV century AD, allegedly built with the participation of St. Ambrose of Mediolan. It is believed that the basilica was erected on the very spot where the first Christians suffered martyrdom. At first the church was called the “Basilica of the Martyrs”. The building acquired a Romanesque appearance in the XI century. During the bombing of Milan in 1943, the basilica was damaged, but the medieval buildings survived and survived to this day.
Address:Piazza Sant'Ambrogio, 15, Milano
Phone:+39 02 8645 0895

Julia Pikalova

Fantastic big ancient church with beautiful adjacent territory, perfectly maintained. Incredibly rich in history, architecture, decoration. A must-see.. Read more »

Armando Porroa

Nice place to see great architecture and a Great source of local history. Make sure to set an appointment online if you wish the guided tours in a dif.. Read more »

The Gray Man

Beautiful place to visit while walking in Milan. Sit, cool down and reflect on life. After this reflection nip to the bar for a well deserved beer.

N. P.

I imagined something less polished up. Still very worth a visit. Kids can be both scared or mesmerizied by the priest-skeletons in the shrine of the c.. Read more »

Petr Gašparík

Very interesting place, 1650+ years history of building. Worth checking

DonD Marley

A historical place and beautiful architecture. The work on this iconic place is totally amazin. Intricate stone work. Coukd not take my eyes of the si.. Read more »

Senna Sp

Definitely not the most beautiful church in Milano. But worth a visit. Entrance is free.

Hamid Naghibi

In the way to Santa Maria delle Grazie to visit "the last supper" of Leonardo da Vinci we went there. No ticket was required. Recommended if you were .. Read more »

Brennan Reilly

Stunning church and history. Don't miss. Has a wheelchair ramp for entry into the courtyard of the church, but it is accessed by a series of steps, .. Read more »

Ana Coelho

an amazing place, i loved the people but the food really is something splendid and inexplicable. great experience


Beautiful and super old! Built first time in IV and rebuilt in 8th century. Also visit the crypt, interesting and different.

Olga P

It is an amazing place, with the relicts from the first Christian centuries, unite all Christian confessions... see and pray at the Chapel of the St... Read more »

Diana Cristina

This place is very nice, calm, is a pleasure to be there, contemplate or meditate. There are few chapels so good maintained and arranged.

Timileyin Ayomide Olanipe

One of the oldest Basilicas in the world. It was built in the 4th century. Nice place to visit.


To be honest - nothing too special. Cool to see some dead people nicely dressed, but it's just a church after all. Also currently there's some constru.. Read more »

Viktor Voynov

Great location situated near other must see things in Milan. You should definitely visit - if you have more than 1 day in Milan.

Daria Oli Haristiade

Quiet, beautiful, chilling because of the beauty of the chapels. You can see the state cares about its history.

Nicoletta R

So peaceful. So beautiful

Tommy Kurauchi

When I visited Milan, I had only one full day in the city. I spent the morning at the Monumental Cemetery and then visited the Basilica of Sant'Ambro.. Read more »

Kauri Maher

Definitely a must see in milan,,, i went once and I would like to go back a second time to see everything. :) Highly recommended.

Caterina de fabritiis

Fantastic romanic church. Must visit. Great spiritual location

Feran Legend

This is the oldest Roman church in Milan, the story of this church is very intriguing not very visited but very interesting place. There is a column o.. Read more »

Lukasz Piotrowski

Impressive place, visiting you feel historical and spiritual atmosphere

Rameez Javed

Loved visiting this place. The University community around is nice as well!

Mayara Menezes

It's like a gem in the middle of the city, the atmosphere is very calm in the patio. You cannot go up the towers tho. It's free of charge and worth vi.. Read more »

Doina Marilena

A wonderful place where you can find the inner peace ! Inside of the church you can see the body of Saint Ambrogio. And there is a special scent insid.. Read more »

Laura Brown

This has beautiful atmosphere and is very comfortable to walk around. The tomb of St Ambrose in the crypt is very moving. There are nice cloisters to .. Read more »

Michele Formica

Must say top basilica. The crypt with the spooky skeletons is a must although I didn't have my glasses so I couldn't see it clearly. Probably best or .. Read more »

Kristen Sadler

A beautiful building and grounds. I was more enthralled though by the archeology dig taking place out the front of the basilica. You can watch from th.. Read more »

Jeray Callado

Beautiful, simple place. Houses the bodies of a saint and two martyrs from the 3rd century. They are visible to guests behind a clear glass. They have.. Read more »

Marthe andAntoine Danzin

Magnificent. Worth visiting with a guide or some knowledge before hand so you can actually look at the building rather than looking at your guidebook... Read more »


What a beautiful place to be attractive and it worth to pay time to stop by. Here is the thing study something relative this cathedral. It make you de.. Read more »