We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
235
All photos (235)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“nice church”(2 reviews)
“old church”(2 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Dec
-1°
Jan
Feb
Contact
Corso Monforte 1/5, 20122 Milan, Italy
Centro Storico
Website
+39 02 7600 2877
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Milan
from US$115.90
More Info
from US$30.10
More Info
from US$24.30
More Info
from US$79.90
More Info
Reviews (211)
Filter reviews
20 results
Traveller rating
6
7
7
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
6
7
7
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews nice church old church fashion district antioch centuries century interior duomo
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 20 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

This church used to be once the third most important church in Milan, now largely modified in the 19th and 20th century in a Neo Romanesque style which unfortunately does not gives its history justice.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is restfully place, ideally for persons who want to have silence in a big and crowdy city. It is looking very nice from outside. In interior you can find many capellas, specific arches and only few paintings on the walls.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Xdmat
Reviewed 5 November 2018

In the center of Milan, a couple of minutes away from the Fashion District is this thousand year old Church. Not all the building is original as it has been remodeled and adapted during the centuries. Its bell tower, for instance, is much more recent,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank travelsafer
Reviewed 12 September 2018

nice church small on near to pedestrail way to duomo and to many shops around.its worth the visit. nice spot in the town of milan

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kastoria
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

On a small piazza we found this church. A simple one compared to Duomo. This Roman Catholic Church is dedicated to Saint Babylas of Antioch. The interior is simple and beautiful. There is a place for confession and most important of all: a quiet and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 10 November 2017

One of the oldest churches in the city. It was built in the 11th century. You must be lucky to get in, three times we were there was closed. It is in the very busy part of Milan.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 545medva
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The church of San Babila is so named iin honor of the relics of St. Babylas of Antioch, brought to Milan Marolus, the bishop of Milan in the 400s AD. Erected on the site of a Roman temple to the Sun, the earliest Christian structure...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This church is in the busy central area of Milan near the quadriltero della moda. The church dates from the 11 th century but now it is bit of a mixture of architectural styles due to various renovations carried out over the years. The two...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Peaceful and very nice church for relaxing and take a breath between running out for shopping. Nice paintings and everything needed for visiting. Special background why this building is there.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank fisupeksu
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Relatively unadorned, but authentic church. The place is quiet, genuine - no gift shop, no ticket to get in, no armed guards, just a lovely old church. Lovely frescoes, but restrained stained glass windows. Nice, certainly, but no wow factor.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Boodar
View more reviews
Nearby
Centro Storico
The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square
is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon
of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds
to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria
Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high
quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch
expedition into a royal experience. Head to the
rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 428 nearby hotels
Allegroitalia San Pietro all'Orto 6
96 reviews
.21 km away
Baglioni Hotel Carlton
631 reviews
.26 km away
Palazzo Matteotti
1,413 reviews
.30 km away
Four Seasons Hotel - Milano
1,022 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 9,244 nearby restaurants
Asola | Cucina Sartoriale
779 reviews
.14 km away
Valentino Vintage Restaurant
456 reviews
.15 km away
Paper Moon
1,005 reviews
.11 km away
Martini Bistrot Dolce&Gabbana
466 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2,125 nearby attractions
Corso Venezia
75 reviews
.10 km away
Fontana di Piazza San Babila
254 reviews
.01 km away
Palazzo Durini
19 reviews
.19 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Chiesa di San Babila staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines