One of the most famous paintings in the world, Leonardo da Vinci's Il Cenacolo is a 15th-century mural in the World Heritage-listed convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie. This painting is one of the most studied, scrutinized, and satirized works of art ever. It was created for the artist's patron, Ludovico Sforza, and represents the scene of the last supper attended by Jesus and all of his disciples, as told by the Gospel of John. The painting measures 460 cm by 880 cm (180 in by 350 in) and covers an end wall of the convent's dining hall. Though little of the original painting remains today, repeated restoration efforts have prevented the image from completely deteriorating. To see this masterpiece, you must book tickets ahead of time, often months in advance. Go online to explore guided tour options and see available time slots. Work out when and for how long to visit Il Cenacolo and other Milan attractions using our handy Milan travel route planner.
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Tours to Il Cenacolo
$81 BOOK WITH VIATOR Milan Half-Day Sightseeing Tour with da Vinci's 'The Last Supper'
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
$93 BOOK WITH VIATOR Best of Milan Walking Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket to Duomo & ‘Last Supper’
Duration: 3 hours
$126 BOOK WITH VIATOR Best of Milan Experience Including Da Vinci's 'The Last Supper' or Vineyard and Milan Duomo Tour
Duration: 6 hours
$83 BOOK WITH VIATOR Skip the Line: Leonardo da Vinci Walking Tour of Milan Including 'The Last Supper' Ticket
Duration: 3 hours
$78 BOOK WITH VIATOR 2-hour Milan Skip the Line The Last Supper and Renaissance Walking Tour
Duration: 2 hours
Il Cenacolo reviews
I'd suggest any visitor to study the story of the painting and the last supper event before visiting. Don't expect to see much detail though because visitors're kept 3-4 meters from the painting. Currently the museum limits the number of visitors to 15-20 persons per group. That improves my visit very much. It was quiet and I did enjoy the painting. Every group has 15 min. in the hall. The museum actually consists only 1 hall and it costs 15 € to see this particular hall. I think it's quite expensive. One more thing visitors can use a toilet only after visiting. Imagine standing in front of this remarkable painting but have to hold your p--.
Not cheap at all. Only two paintings (of course the marvelous and infamous last supper of Davinci!) 15€ seems excessively high considering other glbig museum prices of entry.. but stunning painting of LDV!!!
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