10Commissioned By Francesco I Sforza

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Milan, one of the most important cities in Italy has so much to offer the world. One of such landmarks is the Santa Maria Delle Grazie or Holy Mary of Grace church. Here are 10 interesting facts that make this place one of the most important tourist destinations in Italy. In 1463, construction on the site began after it was commissioned by the then Duke of Milan, Francesco I Sforza. GuiniforteSolari, one of the most revered architects of the time was saddled with the responsibility of ensuring the building came to life. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!