Map of Gesves for It was here, just outside the walls, that in Roman times a giant amphitheatre was built, as well as some of the first paleo-Christian places of worship. In the Middle Ages this was one of the main gateways into the city from the important town of Pavia and the monastic complexes scattered across the Po plain to the south. Later, when the canals 74 1 MILAN CORSO PORTA TICINESE were at the height of their trading success, goods were brought through the Porta Ticinese to the city centre. San Lorenzo Maggiore Corso di Porto Ticinese 35 Church Mon Sat 7.30am 6.45pm, Sun 9am 7pm Free Cappella di San Aquilino Daily 9am 6.30pm 2 Wsanlorenzomaggiore.com Tram 3 Towards the northern end of Corso Ticinese stands San Lorenzo Maggiore, considered by Leonardo da Vinci to be the most beautiful church in Milan. One of CORSO PORTA TICINESE MILAN the four churches founded by Sant’Ambrogio in the city in the fourth century, it was the largest centrally planned church in the western Roman Empire, built with masonry salvaged from various Roman buildings, most notably the amphitheatre. Map of Gesves 2016.
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