Sights & Attractions in Ticino

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Name Category Location
 
Casa dei Canonici
The House of the Canons has a lovely interior courtyard. It's...
Houses / Mansions Locarno
 
Casa Rusca
Immediately to the left of the Church of St. Anthony stands the...
Houses / Mansions Locarno
 
Castelgrande
Although this castle was first mentioned in a document from the...
Castles / Palaces Bellinzona
 
Castello di Montebello
The most striking of Bellinzona's three castles has a core section...
Castles / Palaces Bellinzona
 
Castello di Sasso Corbaro
This massive and forbidding fieldstone construction's almost...
Castles / Palaces Bellinzona
 
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo
Behind this church's early Renaissance facade is a Baroque interior...
Religious Sites Lugano
 
Centro Storico
With its heavy-column arcades, wrought-iron balconies, and shuttered...
Neighborhoods / Streets Bellinzona
 
Chiesa Collegiata di San Pietro e San Stefano
The sober, late-Renaissance facade of the Collegiate Church of...
Religious Sites Bellinzona
 
Chiesa di San Francesco
Harmonious and almost delicate, the Church of St. Francis and...
Religious Sites Locarno
 
Chiesa di Sant'Antonio
Built in the 17th century, the Church of St. Anthony stands on...
Religious Sites Locarno
 
Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angioli
The simple facade doesn't prepare you for the riches within...
Religious Sites Lugano
 
Chiesa Nuova
This exuberantly decorated Baroque church, built in 1630, has...
Religious Sites Locarno
 
Chiesa San Biagio
One of Bellinzona's two Italianate churches, St. Biagio is a...
Religious Sites Bellinzona
 
Chiesa Santa Maria delle Grazie
The earliest records of the Church of St. Mary of Grace date...
Religious Sites Bellinzona
 
Giardino Belvedere
This lakefront sculpture garden frames a dozen modern works with...
Gardens / Arboretums Lugano
 
Il Lungolago
This 2-km (1-mile) lakefront promenade is lined with highly pruned...
Promenades / Boardwalks Lugano
 
Lido
The city's public beach has two swimming pools and two restaurants...
Beaches Lugano
 
Museo Cantonale d'Arte
Three palaces dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries were...
Museums / Galleries Lugano
 
Museo Cantonale di Storia Naturale
A museum since 1854, the Cantonal Museum of Natural History contains...
Museums / Galleries Lugano
 
Museo Civico e Archeologico
The city's Municipal and Archaeological Museum's collection is...
Museums / Galleries Locarno
 
Museo d'Arte
Consistently outstanding temporary exhibits are the hallmark...
Museums / Galleries Lugano
 
Museo Villa dei Cedri
The city's art gallery sporadically mounts worthwhile exhibits...
Museums / Galleries Bellinzona
 
Palazzo Civico
This splendid Renaissance structure was rebuilt in the 1920s...
Government Buildings Bellinzona
 
Palazzo Civico
This Neoclassical Lombard structure dates from 1844. Inside there's...
Government Buildings Lugano
 
Parco Civico
A green oasis in the city center, the park has cacti, exotic...
Parks Lugano
 
Parco del Tassino
Just behind the train station, this park offers lovely bay views...
Parks Lugano
 
Piazza della Riforma
In the early 19th century, several buildings were torn down in...
Squares Lugano
 
Piazza Grande
From underneath the crowded arcades of this piazza, shoppers...
Squares Locarno
 
Santuario della Madonna del Sasso
With a breathtaking view of Locarno, the Sanctuary of the Madonna...
Religious Sites Locarno
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