San Carlo al Corso

Milan, Italy

San Carlo al Corso is a neo-classic church in the center of Milan. The church is managed by the Servite Order.

The church facade was designed in 1844 by Carlo Amati and was finished in 1847. It then served as a model for the Chiesa Rotonda in San Bernardino, Switzerland, 1867.

The complex was built to replace Convent of the Servite founded as early as 1290 and later was suppressed in 1799. The new church was built in thanks for the ending a cholera epidemic, and dedicated to Saint Charles Borromeo who was the Bishop of Milan during the time of the bubonic plague in Milan during the 16th century.

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Founded: 1844
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Stefano C. (4 months ago)
Holy Mass at 7pm every Saturday night
Pauline Yoong (2 years ago)
It’s easy to pass by and no go in amidst the shopping stores around. The interior is really beautiful. Beautiful church worth visiting.
Melissa Adkins (3 years ago)
Small hidden treasure in Milan. Don't distract yourself with the stores in front of you and take a look inside. The only problem is the people in the front door but don't let that stop you from entering!
Mary Pereira (4 years ago)
It is nice inside but outside there are many beggars
Gabriele Busnelli (4 years ago)
A gigantic, pantheon-like basilica. The only noteworthy element is the dome.
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