My Pictures of Milan

On the way to Milan on Feb. 22, 2003, we also stop at the magnificent Certosa Monastery, before continuing our saints pilgrimage.

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The Certosa, now a Cistercian Monastery, originally built by Carthusians.
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The high altar give a glimpse of the exquisite artwork inside.
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Exterior view of the Chapel from the cloister
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The cloister - notice the hermitage buildings surrounding it.
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Arriving in Milan, we go straight to the Church of St. Ambrose.
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St. Ambrose, 4th century bishop of Milan.
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The church of St. Ambrose
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The Duomo! Incredible renaissance Church build on two ancient churches.
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Incredible view of the construction on the facade.
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There are massive stained glass windows throughout the Duomo
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Excavations underneath - here is the baptismal font where St. Augustine would have been baptized by St. Ambrose.
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Ruins of the 4th century Church under the Duomo
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St. Charles Borromeo (d. 1610) in the Crypt of the Duomo where we had mass.
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The Galleria - a massive shopping mall with a roof.
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Church of St. Mary del Carmine
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Beautiful eucharistic chapel.
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The Church of Santa Maria della Grazie, where we saw Leonardo da Vinci's famous Last Supper.
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