Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio, Milan

The Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio is named after the patron saint of Milan and is considered the second most important church in the city after the Duomo. Located on the eponymous square in Milan’s city center, the church was built by in 379-386.

Here are some photos I took earlier today.

For information on the history of the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio: http://www.basilicasantambrogio.it

Facade

Facade

Front courtyard

Front courtyard

Front courtyard

Front courtyard

Front courtyard

Front courtyard

Front courtyard

Front courtyard

Front courtyard

Front courtyard

Front courtyard

Front courtyard

Front courtyard

Front courtyard

Chapel of the Deposition from the Cross of Christ

Chapel of the Deposition from the Cross of Christ

Chapel of the Deposition from the Cross of Christ

Chapel of the Deposition from the Cross of Christ

Chapel of Saint Marcellina

Chapel of Saint Marcellina

"Saint Ambrose stops Theodosius at the gates of the Basilica" by C. Procaccini (1551-1629)

“Saint Ambrose stops Theodosius at the gates of the Basilica” by C. Procaccini (1551-1629)

Wall painting

Wall painting

Chapel of the Baptistery

Chapel of the Baptistery

Statue of Pio IX

Statue of Pio IX

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