The Basilica of San Simpliciano is an ancient church from the 3rd century located in the heart of Milan.
It was constructed by St. Ambrose, the patron saint of the city, and later finished by his successor St. Simpliciano.
The church is shaped like a Latin cross and is a very complex structure. There were modifications made in the 19th century such as Renaissance style windows. There are side chapels which are decorated from many different periods and contain paintings and frescoes.
The Basilica of San Simpliciano is an oasis of tranquility away from the city. A visit to this majestic church is truly a unique experience!
Basilica of San Simpliciano
Piazza S. Simpliciano, 7, 20100 Milan