Top Historical Places in Lugano

Are you looking to explore the history of Lugano through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Lugano including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Lugano. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Lugano ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Lugano, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Lugano for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Lugano with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Chiesa Di Santa Maria Degli Angeli

    Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    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 depicting the crucifixion of Christ. The other...Read more
  2. Cattedrale Di San Lorenzo

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    Cattedrale Di San Lorenzo

    Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    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 old town, distinguished by the roof tops to the ...Read more
  3. Pista La Resega

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    Pista La Resega


    Pista La Resega is an ice stadium in Lugano where ice hockey is played. The stadium has the capacity to accommodate an audience of 8,000 at a time. The arena is home to a restaurant, conference room and a buvette.