Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angioli
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.
Museo d’Arte Moderna
There’s more cutting edge creativity at this contemporary art space, housed in Villa Malpensata. Recent exhibitions have zoomed in on...
Buried inside an unlikely shopping arcade, this bar attracts the local movers and shakers. Relax against the high-backed burgundy...
La Cucina di Alice
Bird houses and cute ducks hang from the walls at this girly pretty restaurant, serving fresh fish and inventive concoctions such as...
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Lonely Planet review
This simple Romanesque church contains two frescos by Bernardino Luini dating from 1529. Covering the entire wall that divides the church in two is a grand didactic illustration of the crucifixion of Christ. The closer you look, the more scenes of Christ’s Passion are revealed. The power and vivacity of the colours are astounding.