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Chiesa di Sant'Alessandro in Zebedia, Milan
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Sant'Alessandro in Zebedia is a church in Milan, Italy.HistoryThe original church was built by the Barnabite order in the 9th century, on the ruins of the Pretorium which tradition holds was the prison that held the martyred Sant'Alessandro.Its construction for the Barnabite order began in 1601 to a design by Lorenzo Binago, Francesco Maria Richini also contributing to the project. It comprises a principal building on the Greek cross plan with a central dome, and a separate presbytery which also has a dome. The façade, with decorations in bas-relief, has two campaniles.The interior includes works by important Lombard Baroque artists including Camillo Procaccini (an Assumption, a Nativity and a Crucifixion) and Daniele Crespi (a Flagellation). There is also an altarpiece in the first chapel on the right by Ossana.
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  • Very nice Church near Piazza Missori. Outside is very simple and the Interior, everything in Baroque style is very nice. Of particular interest is the pulpit and the paintings present.
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  • I ended up going to church in Chiesa di Sant'Alessandro in Zebedia because I was looking for the Sunday Mass and did a google search and came across it and chose it as it's my name saint! I was really...  more »
  • those hidden things in Milan and in other city llamarina a lso turirstas a visit. of a style Baroque quite particular was restarurada makes little and is worth the pena a last. I touch enter when had mass... in a language that esconosco... and you gave an air Mystic
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  • Beautiful church.
  • Beautiful church and the small square in front of it. One of the ' magic ' of a Milan forgotten. dominates the silence, and peace out since
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  • The Church of Sant'Alessandro in Zebedia is a place of Catholic worship, situated in the historical centre of Milan. It is located in the place where tradition has it that Alexander was imprisoned martyr.
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  • Imposing church, in a very narrow, which makes even grander building.
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  • To visit!
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