Lugano is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Lugano one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Lugano is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Lugano or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Lugano. Explore the historical monuments of Lugano with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Lugano guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Lugano page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Lugano landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of 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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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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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!
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Via Chiosso, 6948 Porza, Switzerland
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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.