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All reviews railway station major renovation worth a stop beautiful church restored serenity view frescoes
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

I came to Lugano to escape a rainy day in the mountains and I walked onto the street of the train station and behold- a scenic church!!... almost "straight out of the (old time) picture book." So of course i descended all the steps to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Buc_Haish
Reviewed 10 November 2018

The cathedral is from Roman origin of 8 or 9 century; renoved in 14century in Renaissance style. in 1888 the church was nommed cathedral and was dedicated to San Lorenzo.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Dropped in to this cathedral while walking around the Old Town of Lugano. A great piece of history that has recently been restored. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Worth a stop but it is not one of the great cathedrals of Europe! A good feature is that the funicular stops close by to make the up trip a little easier.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We arrived in Lugano by bus, getting off at the terminus beside the railway station, which is perched at the top of the city. There is a very pleasant walk down to the cathedral from the station with lovely views of the city and the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ES1211
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Located just below the main train station and just above the central shopping area of downtown Lugano. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Philip M
Reviewed 24 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jane M
Reviewed 21 May 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank croatianbriar
Reviewed 20 May 2018 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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank patriciad378
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Robert L
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