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Chiesa di San Gottardo in Corte, Milan

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San Gottardo in Corte or San Gottardo a Palazzo is a church in Milan, northern Italy.It was built as Ducal Chapel by Azzone Visconti in 1330, and finished in 1336, as indicated by an inscription on the walls. It was originally dedicated to the Blessed Virgin but Azzone, who had gout, later changed the dedication to St. Gotthard of Hildesheim, patron of those with gout. The design was by Francesco Pecorari from Cremona.The octagonal bell tower has the first example of public clock (before, sun-dials were used).The interior was restored in the Neoclassicist era by Giocondo Albertolli. Of the original church, part of the Giottesque Crucifixion, a canvas with St. Charles Borromeo by Giovan Battista Crespi and the tomb of Azzone Visconti remain.
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  • A church commissioned by Duke Galeazzo Visconti, the architect Francesco Pecorari, built between 1330 and 1336. Beautiful octagonal tower, quarry stone quadrangular basis.
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  • The Church is famous for its Tower, which were installed first in watches. This church is easy to find-it is located near the area where is located the famous Duomo. Also nearby is the Duomo Metro station
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  • seeing the dome I thought in find me with a church monumental, but not is a small chapel... that I think already not this more consecrated... qya which as far as I could see there concerts regularly.
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