Sights & Attractions in Ticino


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Name Category Location
Casa dei Canonici
The House of the Canons has a lovely interior...
Houses / Mansions Locarno
Casa Rusca
Immediately to the left of the Church of St....
Houses / Mansions Locarno
Although this castle was first mentioned in a...
Castles / Palaces Bellinzona
Castello di Montebello
The most striking of Bellinzona's three castles...
Castles / Palaces Bellinzona
Castello di Sasso Corbaro
This massive and forbidding fieldstone...
Castles / Palaces Bellinzona
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo
Behind this church's early Renaissance facade...
Religious Sites Lugano
Centro Storico
With its heavy-column arcades, wrought-iron...
Neighborhoods / Streets Bellinzona
Chiesa Collegiata di San Pietro e San Stefano
The sober, late-Renaissance facade of the...
Religious Sites Bellinzona
Chiesa di San Francesco
Harmonious and almost delicate, the Church of St....
Religious Sites Locarno
Chiesa di Sant'Antonio
Built in the 17th century, the Church of St....
Religious Sites Locarno
Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angioli
The simple facade doesn't prepare you for the...
Religious Sites Lugano
Chiesa Nuova
This exuberantly decorated Baroque church,...
Religious Sites Locarno
Chiesa San Biagio
One of Bellinzona's two Italianate churches, St....
Religious Sites Bellinzona
Chiesa Santa Maria delle Grazie
The earliest records of the Church of St. Mary of...
Religious Sites Bellinzona
Giardino Belvedere
This lakefront sculpture garden frames a dozen...
Gardens / Arboretums Lugano
Il Lungolago
This 2-km (1-mile) lakefront promenade is lined...
Promenades / Boardwalks Lugano
The city's public beach has two swimming pools...
Beaches Lugano
Museo Cantonale d'Arte
Three palaces dating from the 15th to the 19th...
Museums / Galleries Lugano
Museo Cantonale di Storia Naturale
A museum since 1854, the Cantonal Museum of...
Museums / Galleries Lugano
Museo Civico e Archeologico
The city's Municipal and Archaeological Museum's...
Museums / Galleries Locarno
Museo d'Arte
Consistently outstanding temporary exhibits are...
Museums / Galleries Lugano
Museo Villa dei Cedri
The city's art gallery sporadically mounts...
Museums / Galleries Bellinzona
Palazzo Civico
This splendid Renaissance structure was...
Government Buildings Bellinzona
Palazzo Civico
This Neoclassical Lombard structure dates from...
Government Buildings Lugano
Parco Civico
A green oasis in the city center, the park has...
Parks Lugano
Parco del Tassino
Just behind the train station, this park offers...
Parks Lugano
Piazza della Riforma
In the early 19th century, several buildings were...
Squares Lugano
Piazza Grande
From underneath the crowded arcades of this...
Squares Locarno
Santuario della Madonna del Sasso
With a breathtaking view of Locarno, the...
Religious Sites Locarno


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