Basilica di San Lorenzo Maggiore, the oldest church of Milan dates back to the 4th century AD. As a part of its renovation, a dome was erected in the 16th century, which is the highest in Milan. The interior of the church is adorned with Chapel of St. Aquilinus and 4th century Byzantine mosaic that depicts a beardless Christ.
Moreover, the chapel also houses a sarcophagus that contains the remains of Galla Placidia, sister of Honorius, the last emperor of Rome. The entrance of the church contains 16 Corinthian columns, which is the largest surviving monument of Roman Mediolanum.
Timing: 7:30 am – 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm (Monday to Saturday)
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