Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio
Piazza Sant’Ambrogio 15

The Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio is one of the oldest basilicas in Milan and a Roman masterpiece which inspired the architecture of many other churches in Lombardy. Built between 379 and 386 AD. by the archbishop Ambroise, the Basilica of the Martyres was renamed in 397 AD in honour of its founder.

Over the centuries the church has been renovated and restored and two campanile were added to the building in the 9th and 12th centuries. One of the most beautiful features within the building is the magnificent nave and apse and you can also admire the altar which is embellished golden leaves and precious stones.

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