The Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie

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A UNESCO World Heritage site, this famous Italian Renaissance church is one of the most striking monuments of the 15th century, and it holds one of the world’s great masterpieces in its refectory, The Last Supper, by Leonardo da Vinci.

The church itself was built in the late 1400’s, and an addition by the architect Bramante was added in a few years later. In The Last Supper, Leonardo da Vinci cleverly painted the perspective to look like it is part of its setting.

An icon of Western civilization and one of the most famous works of art in the world, it took about 2 years to complete, and spans an impressive 15 x 29 feet.