The basilica of Saint Ambrose is one of the oldest churches in Milan, early Christian and medieval monument, is dedicated to the patron saint of the city.
Are characteristic of the porticoed courtyard on all four sides and the two bell towers. The Bell Tower on the right, said of the monks, dates back to the 8th century and the austere appearance typical of Defense towers. The left one, said of the canons, is taller and dates back to 1144.
During the festa di Sant'Ambrogio, riding with the December 8, around the Basilica held the exhibition of "Oh beautiful, oh beautiful", popular event is particularly dear to Milanese. The feast of Saint Ambrose anticipates Christmas with sweets and objects.