10 Sights in Legnano, Italy (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Legnano, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Legnano, Italy.

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1. Monumento al Guerriero di Legnano

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The monument to the warrior of Legnano is a bronze statue dedicated to a fighter of the medieval battle of the same name. Located in Legnano, the statue represents a soldier in a pose that later became famous, with the shield in the left hand and the sword raised in the right in order to symbolize the jubilation for the end of the battle of Legnano and for the defeat of Federico Barbarossa. Made by Enrico Butti, he was inaugurated on June 29, 1900.

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2. Basilica di San Magno

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The Basilica of Saint Magnus is the principal church of the Italian town of Legnano, in the Province of Milan. It is dedicated to the Saint Magnus, who was Archbishop of Milan from 518 to 530. The church was built from 1504 to 1513 in the Renaissance-style designed by Donato Bramante. The bell tower was added between the years 1752 and 1791. On 18 March 1950, Pope Pius XII named the Basilica of San Magno a minor basilica.

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3. Chiesa dei Santi Apostoli Pietro e Paolo

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The church of Saints Peter and Paolo is the main Catholic place of cult of Borsano, a district of Busto Arsizio, in the province of Varese, home of the homonymous parish of the Archdiocese of Milan, part of the praise of Busto Arsizio, in the pastoral area IV of Rho. It is dedicated to the saints Peter and Paul, patrons of what was for centuries an autonomous municipality.

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4. Chiesa di Sant'Ambrogio

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The church of Sant'Ambrogio is a Catholic place of cult of Legnano. It is the city church with the oldest origins. It was named after Sant'Ambrogio, Archbishop of Milan from 374 to 397. The building that was built in 1590, is based on a previous church of the mid -thirteenth century. It was expanded in 1740, when it took the current appearance.

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5. Chiesa della Beata Vergine Assunta

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Beata Vergine Assunta is the parish church of San Giorgio su Legnano, a municipality in the Metropolitan City of Milan, in Lombardy. Dedicated to the Assumption of Mary, it was consecrated on April 23, 1935. It has a Neo-Renaissance style and is characterized by a central plane of Bramante derivation.

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6. Castello Visconteo di San Giorgio

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The Visconti Castle of Legnano is a mediaeval castle, located south of the city of Legnano, Metropolitan City of Milan, Lombardy, northern Italy. It lies on a small island formed by the Olona river. Since the 13th century, it is also known as the castle of San Giorgio.

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7. Chiesa Madonnina dei Ronchi

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Madonnina dei Ronchi Church is a Catholic place of worship in Lenano, Italy. It was built in 1641 with the permission of Jossefo, a descendant of Lampugnani of Oldrado II, to transform the family chapel into a real church. It is located along the Corso Sempione.

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8. Chiesa di Santa Teresa del Bambin Gesù

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The Sanctuary of Santa Teresa of the Child Jesus is a Catholic place of worship of Legnano. Annexed to the sanctuary there is a convent of barefoot Carmelite friars who settled in the city in 1929. The sanctuary is dedicated to Teresa of Lisieux.

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9. Chiesa di Santa Rita

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The church of Santa Rita is a Catholic place of cult of Legnano which is located in Corso Sempione, annexed to the private school institute Barbara Melzi, originally dedicated to "purification". He was later named after Santa Rita.

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10. Museo Civico Guido Sutermeister

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The Civic Museum Guido Suttermeister is an archaeological museum of Legnano, in the metropolitan city of Milan, in Lombardy, named after the archaeologist Guido Suthermeister, who wanted the foundation.

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