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Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

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Corso Magenta 15, 20123 Milan, Italy
Centro Storico
+39 02 8844 5208
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Reviewed yesterday

Many tourists restricted in time tend to just go to see the last supper, but this was a gorgeous hidden gem with so many beautiful paintings. Very old too. Worth going. Very welcoming location too. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Friends had found this beautiful church by accident and encouraged us to visit. I would now pass on that suggestion. The walls and ceilings are covered with beautifully frescoes from 16th century. Particularly impressive is the Nuns' Hall behind the main church, which also has...More

Thank Virginia T
Reviewed 4 days ago

I enjoyed the building but not being much of a shopper I wasn't overwhelmed by the shops on the interior.

Thank SB1157
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small innocuous looking church that you would otherwise walk by but well worth calling in to see the frescoes which cover the entire wall surface.

1  Thank primroseryeland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be fooled by the exterior; the interior is completely covered by beautiful frescoes that have been restored. The colors are brilliant and the effect is stunning. One could spend a couple hours inside the two sections of this this church examining all the beautiful...More

Thank Dale W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without a doubt a stunning church inside. Filled with paintings. Don’t judge this book by its cover.

Thank Dora A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful church with lovely painted frescoes. The seating in wood on both sides is very impressive as is the enormous organ on the wall. Go through the back into the nun’s walk and enjoy the experience.

Thank 141Dini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful church! Like many things in Milan, it looks quite ordinary from the outside, but do not be deceived! The interior is quite stunning, as the whole church is decorated with colorful and vivid fresco paintings. Make sure you visit also the nun's...More

Thank Mor R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is worth a visit as you walk around Milan. There are so many churches but each one has its own story so go inside and wander around.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a convent of seclusion nuns, coming from the wealthiest Milan families. The church is divided by a frescoed wall, nuns by one side, parents and relatives in the side where the entrance is. All the walls are frescoed by Luini and scholars. Tourng...More

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Kain F
24 September 2017|
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Response from Apoorva A | Reviewed this property |
the entrance to the church is free.
9 August 2016|
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Response from segreteria892 | Property representative |
no, monday the church is closed. San Maurizio is open from tuesday to sunday from 9.30 to 19.30.
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15 October 2015|
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Response from ElenaOz | Reviewed this property |
Hi Freddyblu! Although the church of San Maurizio is still consecrated, masses are no longer being celebrated there. Nevertheless, you should visit the church to see its beautiful frescoes.
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