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Via Cattedrale, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Thank Patricia D
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
Reviewed 10 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
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
Reviewed 6 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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