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Old January 27th, 2014, 04:30 PM   #861
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Corpus Domini basilica in via Pagano, largest liberty/art nuveau basilica in Milan:

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Old January 28th, 2014, 04:44 AM   #862
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Milan Duomo cathedral, from the official Duomo twitter profile:

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Old January 30th, 2014, 04:29 PM   #863
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Santa Maria presso San Celso basilica, XVI century, mannerist facade by Galeazzo alessi:

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San Carlo al corso neoclassical church:

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Old February 9th, 2014, 12:15 AM   #864
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The XIV century transept of Duomo cathedral of Milan, in a picture from twitter profile StaiStellaStai , retwitted from the official twitter page of Milan cathedral:

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Old February 14th, 2014, 04:09 PM   #865
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a breathtaking beautiful image of francesco langiulli, a great great photographer!

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Old March 9th, 2014, 07:44 PM   #866
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Sant'Antonio Abate church:

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Old March 24th, 2014, 09:15 PM   #867
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The chapel in the Mangiagalli hospital center, built in neoromanesque style:



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Old March 26th, 2014, 12:35 AM   #868
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San Celso little church, beside the huge basilica of Santa Maria dei Miracoli. The church is originally from the IV century, but rebuilt in the XI century in romanesque style.



















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Old March 26th, 2014, 12:43 AM   #869
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Santa Maria dei Miracoli presso San Celso basilica, beside the previous one:






The interiors:































The miracle frescoes giving the name to the Basilica:







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Old March 26th, 2014, 12:54 AM   #870
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Santa Maria dei Miracoli part II:



A IV century original fresco:





The level of the details is just astonishing!



Conversion of Saint Paul:







Paleochristian sculptured tomb, IV century this one too...man this basilica is just a museum on its own!





More pictures of the beautiful main facade by Galeazzo Alessi:







the very high tympanum has a sculptorical decoration too!







An image of the very important monumental complex:

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A beautiful video about the romanesque-gothic Morimondo abbey, just some 20 kms southwest of the Duomo cathedral:

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Santa Maria presso San Satiro church, from Donato Bramante, Renaissance architecture:







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The mannerist baptistry:



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Sant'Antonio Abate, baroque interiors with very important mannerist painting collection on the inside:











The level and the quality of the carvings is just so awe inspiring!





The magnificent frescoed vault:









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Santa Maria alle Grazie, Unesco World's heritage site along with the Last Supper by Leonardo:



The bramantesque dome:



The renaissance dome by Bramante inserted in the earlier gotic nave, look at the light, this is the church of the light, you can really breathe the air inside this marvelous temple:



The earlier Gotic part:



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Roman columns in front of the San Lorenzo basilica:





San Lorenzo, Milan's most oldest church, IV century, even older than the other paleochristian churches like Sant'Ambrogio, San Nazaro, San Simpliciano or Sant'Estorgio.



Here it seems like the Santa Costanza in Rome:











This is why is considered by many critics one of the most interesting paleochrystian centrally planned building after the Hagia Sophia in Instanbul.

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Sant'Eustorgio, another most ancient churches, this one has been rebuilt in romanesque style. The light, oh that light! So emotional!





Brivio chapel, mannerism:





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Santa Maria alle Grazie basilica interiors and artworks:







Side chapel:





Look at the renaissance frescoes!















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Santa Maria alle Grazie basilica interiors and artworks part 2:

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San Maurizio church, with frescoes by Bernardino Luini, leonardesque painter:





















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San Maurizio part 2:











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