Cattedrale di San Lorenzo
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...
Museo Cantonale d’Arte
This regional art gallery celebrates the work of modern artists (mostly 19th- and 20th-century masters) from the region.
Downstairs from street level, this central club attracts a pretty mixed crowd with go-go girls and guys, and the occasional spurt of...
Bottega dei Sapori
This high-ceilinged cafe-bar does great salads, panini (for instance air-dried beef, goat’s cheese and rocket) and coffee. The...
Via San Lorenzo · interesting places nearby
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo information
Lugano’s early 16th-century cathedral boasts a Renaissance facade and contains some fine frescos and ornate baroque statues. Out front there are far-reaching views over the Old Town’s jumble of terracotta rooftops to the lake and mountains.