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Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio

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Address: Piazza Sant'Eustorgio 1, 20122 Milan, Italy
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+39 02 5810 1583
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A church to discover

A wonderful ancient Church near the coolest "navigli " The perfect moment for visit it for me is in the evening with The effects create by The citylight

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2015
Milan, Italy
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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

A wonderful ancient Church near the coolest "navigli " The perfect moment for visit it for me is in the evening with The effects create by The citylight

1 Thank luxy16
Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

The architecture was worth seeing. Unbelievable what was done with so little many years ago. Beautiful!

Thank michelle R
Thruxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Most tourists will focus on the Duomo (Cathedral) when visiting Milan but if you feel more adventurous visit some of the other churches in this most Italian of cities. The Basilica of Sant'Eustorgio is well worth visiting and can be approached by the Metro or by cab. The church is home to one of the finest pieces of 14c sculptures... More 

2 Thank chris r
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

We discovered this jewel walking towards the Navigli District after shopping nearby. It is believed that Bishop of Milan, Eustorgio I, during the fourth century (344-350 AD) had the church built on a cemetery. Over the centuries many additions were made. Towards the turn of this century a major renovation took place and today it is an outstanding place of... More 

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Parma, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Stop to visit it, even if you have to pay (not really much). There are inside it so many things that you must stay there at least one hour, suc as the Portinari Chapel. There is the Ark of theThree Wise man, too (but their relics were taken to Colonia, in Germany, during the Middle Ages.)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

We passed this beautiful quiet church a few times prior to visiting and was always intrigued by it. The outside is actually more beautiful than the inside. About 3 euros for entry i think and that will get you in the church and museum. Certainly a must visit.

2 Thank Glenis F
South of England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

A simple and welcoming church close to a Metro station, worth an hour of every visitor's time whilst sightseeing in Milan. A mix of styles reflects the history of the site, which has outlasted various uprisings, wars, local disagreements and family feuds - a pleasantly cool and enjoyable spot on a hot afternoon. Three Euros covers admission to the church... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

A quiet church close to the city center. Very close to San Lorenzo and ideal for a nice walk in the afternoon..we visited the necropolis..very nice! we also got 50% discount with Visitalia milano is yello! city pass. We concluded our visit with a very good gelato!

Thank judith m
Darmstadt, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

A veritable mix of styles in this very old church which is worth visiting. Like other churches around Milan's city centre, it has survived centuries of changes and upheavals and has the marks of each style whcih has been and gone.

Thank sjpo
Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

Externally and internally imposing, well decorated, specially interesting is the Cappella Portinari (you need to buy a ticket for it), containing a big marble "Arca" containing the reliquary of S.Pietro da Verona. Look also at the top, nice colourful cupola.

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The Navigli is part of historic Milan. In the ancient days, the entire city was linked with canals, similar to Venice. Today, most of the canals are gone, but the Navigli remains a canal-based neighborhood. There are two major canals: Naviglio Pavese and Naviglio Grande. The Naviglio Grande's bridges greet visitors at dusk with an amazing view. The Navigli district specializes in clubs, cafes, and vintage shops. Lifestyle reigns supreme here. You can start the walk from the Colonne di San Lorenzo, an antique colonnade in front of the Basilica di San Lorenzo. During the daytime, this place acts as a meeting point for artists and students reading books or chatting with friends; the nights turn it into a stepping-stone for club hoppers. Science lovers will also relish the opportunity to visit the Science and Technology National Museum Leonardo Da Vinci, showcasing inventions of the Italian genius.
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