San Babila draws its name from the relics of saint Babylas of Antioch, which were brought to Milan in the 5th century by the bishop of Milan. The church housing Babylas' relics fell and was replaced by San Babila in 1095, receiving a Neo-Romanesque façade in the early 20th century and a new bell tower in 1920. Two side chapels date back to the late Renaissance, but are decorated with modern images. Be sure to examine the 17th century Madonna in the right aisle, a painting greatly venerated by Milanese Catholics.
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