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Cattedrale di San Lorenzo

Via Cattedrale, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 921 49 45
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Via Cattedrale, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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+41 91 921 49 45
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"major renovation"
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"beautiful church"
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"lake lugano"
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"serenity"
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"view"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Climb up to see this cathedral, even if churches are not your thing, because the view from just outside the church is fantastic.

Thank Jane M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breathtaking in all it's beauty. Having lived through the Christchurch 2011 Earthquake that flattened our City to see this exquisite Cattedrale open, with the locals attending their "home" place of worship gave me renewed faith in what is possible. When we finally arrived home to...More

Thank croatianbriar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We rode the furnicular with ourFREE transportation pass given to us at our hotel. It covers the buses too and gives discounts on many items. We got off the furnicular and walked around. Lovely church, very quiet with beautiful alter and side alters.

Thank Patricia D
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Right in the middle of town, this church is worth a minute as the paintings on the walls and ceiling are excellent. Well preserved, interesting scenes.

Thank Robert L
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Nice cathedral opened after long time of renovation. It is beautifully located above the hill reached from the center of Lugano, halfway to the train station. You can even get a ride with the the funicular and get off halfway at the cathedral at a...More

Thank Mehdi J
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Every time I pass a church the feeling is that of serenity and this was no exception. Walking distance from the station, this church ought to be visited while on your way to the city center.

Thank Ritz2015
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Looks very impressive from the outside but unable to gain access. Not an easy building to photograph as there is not enough room on the terrace to get far enough back to get the full view.

Thank valleysgirl2015
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

It was still being closed in April 2017, but you have to see it anyway - an ancient architecture + really amazing views on Lake Lugano.

Thank yegorb306
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Unfortunately the church was closed because it was being renovated, but the view was spectacular. Worth a quick stop for a picture.

Thank xfooey
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Yes another Cathedral & we have seen so many over so many years,yet this one had a certain kind of magic & that many of the others we have visited don't seem to have. Beautifully maintained,with sunshine radiating throughout the building created amazing lighting in...More

Thank Carringtonfs
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