Cattedrale di San Lorenzo
Lugano’s early 16th-century cathedral boasts a Renaissance facade and contains some fine frescos and ornate baroque statues. Out front...
Museo Cantonale d’Arte
This regional art gallery celebrates the work of modern artists (mostly 19th- and 20th-century masters) from the region.
Via Pretorio 9 (Cherry Building)
The pink brick Mario Botta office block is known to locals as the Cherry Building because of the cherry tree planted on the roof. It was...
Downstairs from street level, this central club attracts a pretty mixed crowd with go-go girls and guys, and the occasional spurt of...
Grand Café Al Porto
Going strong since 1803, this cafe is the vision of old-world grandeur with its polished wood panelling and pineapple-shaped...
Macelleria Gabbani information
Lonely Planet review
Look for the giant sausages hanging in front of this irresistible delicatessen. The same people operate a tempting cheese shop, the Bottega del Formaggio , across the road at No 13.