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“Beauty of a Building but....”

Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore
Ranked #6 of 1,022 things to do in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank SB1157
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

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 artwork. We saw it with a tour guide and it was worth it getting an explanation on some of the many frescoes. There is an interesting wall dividing the public worship space and the private worship space reserved for the nuns who had made a vow of isolation from the outside world. The wall is open at the top so the sounds of the worship service can be shared, but the nuns could not be seen or see out. This church is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Dale W
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

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

Thank Dora A
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 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
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