Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Lugano is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Lugano a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Lugano.
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Piazza Luini, Old Town, Lugano, Ticino, 6900
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
Don’t be fooled by the façade of the Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli; the interiors of the church will invoke emotions you didn’t know you were capable of feeling. Frequented by tourists for its rich interiors, one in particular is the fresco on the wall of the church. Divided into two, each part of the wall has its own fresco...
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North of the Imbarcadero Centrale, Old Town, Lugano, Ticino, 6900
It’s hard to miss the magnificent square that is the Piazza della Riforma. It’s said that several buildings around the original square were torn down to expand the square. This space today is lined with cafe tables and it’s not an entirely bad idea to grab a bite here and just people-watch if nothing else. If you’re lucky, y...
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Via Borghetto 2, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
06:30 am - 06:00 pm
A 16th century early Renaissance cathedral, the Cathedral of St. Lawrence is as stunning from the outside as it is from the inside. While the exterior boasts of some fine Renaissance architecture, the church’s interiors are known for their restored frescoes, a baptismal font and baroque statues. When you step out of the church, look for the o...
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Torre Camuzzi, Ra Curta, Montagnola, Ticino, 6926
10:30 am - 05:30 pm
Home of the Nobel Prize winning author, Herman Hesse is said to have spent the last 4 decades of his life here. The house was been well preserved and the approach to the museum involves crossing a series of old houses on a hilltop, till you come to the Casa Camuzzi, which is where the museum is.
First off, check the view of Lake Lugano from the lat...
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6976 Castagnola, Switzerland
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
A museum you do not want to miss out on, the Museum of Cultures’ prime exhibits are from the collection of a Swiss Italian artist, Serge Brignoni. The ethnic artworks contains some stunning masks and sculptures. When you’re done soaking in some authentic art, take a walk in the beautiful Mediterranean garden!