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Cattedrale di San Lorenzo

Via Cattedrale, Lugano, Switzerland
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Ranked #14 of 31 attractions in Lugano
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Hertfordshire, England
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76 reviews 76 reviews
22 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Major refurbishment (May 2014). Looks like it will be quite a long time before it will reopen for "business". One side chapel is open but strike this off your walking plans for a while! Especially as it's uphill to get there!

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Lugano, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Lugano's cathedral is undergoing a complete restauration, and is therefore closed; only the small, but nice chapel dedicated to Mary of all Graces is open to public.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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67 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

The church has a marvelous view of the city and Lake Lugano, located halfway between the railway station and the lake. It has a lovely early Renaissance facade and a Baroque interior with seveal lovely frescoes. The church dates back to at least 1078, and is well worth a visit for its beauty, the view, and its soul-satisfying peacefulness.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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44 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Well placed in the small town and a feeling of awe and holiness on a hot day. A spiritual oasis that relaxed us and left us content.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

The main church is almost completely obscured with scaffolding and temporary walls. The small side chapel is open and beautiful, though.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

a delightful place filled with charm and serenity with wonderful frescos ,go , sit ,and take in that feeling of peace that you rarely find .

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