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Chiesa di San Sepolcro, Milan
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Chiesa di San Sepolcro is a church in Milan, Italy. It was originally built in 1030, but has undergone multiple revisions. The church is located at Piazza San Sepolcro in the historic center of Milan.The latest interior restoration was in 1713-1719, whild the present Neo-Romanesque facade was completed in 1894-1897, under the designs of Gaetano Moretti and Cesare Nava. The Bramantino frescoes were moved from the portal to the inside of the church. Other works in side are attributed to Francesco Maria Richini and Carlo Bellosio.
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  • Near the museum you find quiet and warm atmosphere. Nice paintings and glass works. Not so visited maybe but when looking churches its not a bad thing. 
  • We went walking and suddenly find it! Quite a spectacle still retains remains of its early Christian past. Church dedicated to the martyrs and later Ambrose has large dimensions and jewellery as their altar, choir... Highly recommended!
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  • I went to see the Tomb thanks to a coupon. I was curious to see it in that recently opened after restoration. Pretty impressive. has good directions. The cost of 10 euros if you think are given even headphones and serving for the remainder of the recovery is spendibilissimo. The staff is friendly.
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  • Interesting interior.
  • After fifty years and a major restoration, the crypt of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre has reopened to the public on March 12, 2016. Rebuilt after the first crusade, was studied by Leonardo da Vinci: san Carlo made it a place of prayer on the mystery of Christ's passion, while his cousin Federico Borromeo built around the Biblioteca Ambrosiana. The crypt is one of the oldest places of the city and is located on the ancient Roman Cardo and Decumanus crossing: the flooring, consisting of large slabs of white stone very resistant, called ' Verona ', comes from the ancient Roman paving of the 4th century that represented the main square of the civitas romana, where the main civil and religious activities were held. The genesis of the Church and the crypt below, however, is of 1030, when Benedict Ronzone, child of Remedio (master of the Mint), founded here a private chapel, dedicated to the Holy Trinity. When he returned from the first crusade that had attended too many Milanese, the great-grandson of the first founder had it rebuilt the Church to "imitation" of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, just freed from the hands of the infidels. The new temple, with the rededication, he was consecrated by Archbishop 15 July 1100 solemnly Anselmo da Bovisio, such monumental votive offerings for the enterprise accomplished and as a sign of perennial bond between the Holy City reported to Christianity and the milanese community itself. With an indulgence granted to all who have visited this shrine, unable to travel to the Holy land. At the center of an underground area is a large sarcophagus of the tomb of Christ, by a campionese master in the first 300. According to tradition it was placed inside the land taken by the Crusaders in Jerusalem, along with other relics from the Holy places overseas. In front of the sarcophagus is a seventeenth-century polychrome statue of Saint Carlo. The Borromeo, moreover, wished to settle in this complex, the Congregation of the Oblates who favored in particular devotions in memory of the passion of Christ, establishing also the procession with the Holy nail, on the feast of the finding of the cross.
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  • Very interesting history tied to the ups and downs of the Crusades. Houses a sarcophagus containing the Holy Land carried by Knights Templar.
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  • The Church of St Sepulchre stands on two levels-one underground and one outside-in the square in Milan, not far from piazza Duomo and on the site of what was once the Roman Forum in Milan
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  • The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which physically lies in the Centre of Milan, opened after 50 years the crypt restored only partially. To visit what I recommend enquire about opening times.
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