Must-see attractions in Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

  • Leonardo Da Vinci's 'The Last Supper' in the Santa Maria delle Grazie.

    The Last Supper

    Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

    Milan's most famous mural, Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper, is hidden away on a wall of the refectory adjoining the Basilica di Santa Maria delle…

  • Brick belltowers (short one dates to 9th century) of Basilica di Sant' Ambrogio.

    Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio

    Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

    St Ambrose, Milan’s patron saint and one-time superstar bishop, is buried in the crypt of this red-brick cathedral, which he founded in AD 379. It’s a…

  • Chiesa di San Maurizio

    Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

    This 16th-century royal chapel and one-time Benedictine convent is Milan's hidden crown jewel. Its somewhat sombre facade belies a gorgeous interior,…

  • Milan, Italy - August 21, 2021: Milan, Lombardy, Italy: cloister of the Santa Maria delle Grazie church

    Basilica di Santa Maria delle Grazie

    Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

    Begun by Guiniforte Solari in 1463, with later additions by Bramante, this handsome Lombard church encapsulates the magnificence of the Milanese court of…

  • View of the Piazza degli Affari

    Piazza degli Affari

    Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

    Home to the Italian stock exchange (Palazzo della Borsa), this square is a famous hub of financial activity. But that’s not all it’s known for. In the…

  • Grand entrance to Civico Museo Archeologico

    Civico Museo Archeologico

    Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

    The 8th-century Monastero Maggiore, once the most important Benedictine convent in the city, is now home to Milan's archaeological museum. Access is via a…

  • La Vigna di Leonardo entrance

    La Vigna di Leonardo

    Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

    Behind the 15th-century Casa degli Atellani, home of Renaissance courtiers dell’Atella, lies one of the most interesting gardens in Milan. Set within them…

  • Tempio della Vittoria

    Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

    Situated over an ancient cemetery where Christian martyrs were laid to rest, this awesome, fascist-style mausoleum honours Milan’s World War I victims,…

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