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Basilica dei SS. Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso

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Just amazing.

If you are going to go in any Basilica, go in this one! Breathtaking and beautiful. We were lucky... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Wendy S
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Perth, Australia
Look away from shopping windows

The Basilica known also as an Carlo al Corso is located on the famous shopping street Via del Corso... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
mWrite
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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

If you are going to go in any Basilica, go in this one! Breathtaking and beautiful. We were lucky enough to be there at the start of a service and we felt very moved. A must see.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The Basilica known also as an Carlo al Corso is located on the famous shopping street Via del Corso and is being easily ignore due hectic shopping. Additionally it is integrated to other buildings, so might easily ignore it, plenty of people sitting on its...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank mWrite
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Well we are on our last couple of days of our trip and we are back in Rome, and when we thought we have seen it all, we find this magnificent church. The outside is not as grand as some of the cathedrals we have...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mario D
Reviewed 19 February 2018

During a walk of the area we passed this church, liking the facade we went in for a look. we are so glad we did the interior is simply stunning, its a wonder there is any marble left, as it is everywhere. Walking around the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Basilica dei SS. Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso is a very beautiful church. Outside it looks like a great building, and inside it looks just stunning! This is not to be missed. It is also close to several other important sites, like the Ara Pacis...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We so easily could have walked past this, but as it was our first morning in Rome, and we were very enthusiastic and energised, we headed inside. stunning!!!! It was an overwhelmingly beautiful interior .... even the young teens wanted to sit down to appreciate...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Anna D
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The basilica from outside doesn't show any particular thing, but inside is full of treasures. Very nice paintings, sculptures and golden ceiling - beautiful

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 545medva
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

My wife was shopping on this street full of retail clothing stores so I decided to stop in this basilica. This church is dedicated to Saint Ambrose and Charles. The church dates back to the late 1600s and it is in pristine condition. Make sure...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 235danp
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This basilica is yet another example of the endless number of fantastic churches in Rome. I love to just wander and pop into any and all that are open. In 25 years of visiting Rome, I'd never entered this one, but so glad I did!...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We have visited this sight in december 2012. We accidentaly descover it by walking down via del Corso searching for a nice place to have lunch. We have spent 2 hours and we didn't get enough cause this place is breathtaking!!! It's above Notre Dame...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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