Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro: accessibility

Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro
via Torino, 17/19 20123

How to get there by public transport
Tram 2, 3, 12, 14, 15,16, 19, 23, 24, underground M1 and M3 lines (Duomo stop).
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In via Spadari, at about 20 meters from the church, there is one parking space reserved for disabled parking permit holders; there are also two parking spaces in Piazza Santa Maria Beltrade. For more information on traffic and where to park, please visit:


From via Torino, it is possible to reach the church yard walking for about 20 meters on a pathway in cobblestone. The church entrance has a threshold (2 cm) and two double leaf doors (width: 102 cm each one).


Accessibility for people with sensory disabilities
The church presents an information panel (85 cm from the ground) with a short text in Italian, in English and in Braille. In the central part of the panel there is a raised map that allows to orientate inside the building. A reproduction of the façade integrates visual and tactile contents. Scanning the QR code or using an NFC Reader for smartphone allow to access the contents available in various modes: audio mode for people who are visually impaired and videos with subtitles and translation of texts in Lis (Italian Sign Language) for people who are hearing impaired. After a short introduction about the history of the building, they describe the structure, some artworks and the façade of the church.


Interior spaces
The church was built by Bramante since 1470 to keep an image of the Madonna known as been miraculous. In correspondence of the central nave it is possible to admire a magnificent trompe l'oeil: a perspective illusion choir that overcome the shortage of space due to the street behind the church. In the nave of the church there are benches with pews and chairs (h 55 cm).
Bramante's baptistry can be reached after overcoming 3 steps on the right of the entrance and a double leaf door (width: 80 cm each one) and then 1 step (h 16 cm).
On the left side of the main altar, after overcoming a double leaf door (84 cm wide each) you can admire the ancient San Satiro Sacellum.



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