We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Fabulous frescoes in a peaceful setting” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Chiesa San Rocco Lugano

No photo provided
Got a photo?
Add it.
Chiesa San Rocco Lugano
Piazza San Rocco, Lugano, Switzerland
Improve this listing
Ranked #26 of 31 Attractions in Lugano
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Top Contributor
265 reviews 265 reviews
182 attraction reviews
Reviews in 75 cities Reviews in 75 cities
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
“Fabulous frescoes in a peaceful setting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

This pretty , 16th century Baroque style Church is close to the waterfront , hidden away at a small piazza. It is not a massive Church as many European city churches tend to be.

The church seems to have been constructed at various periods -- the facade in particular does not look very old, with its ornate and beautiful plaster work.

However , most frescoes are from the 17th century and the church is almost fully covered in them -- quite stunning, especially the ceiling fresco which is outstanding.

Being set back from the waterfront and shopping streets, the area and church are very peaceful -- this allowed us to have some quiet time here, reflecting on the Church's beauty and spirituality.

The church is undergoing extensive restoration . As with most churches in Europe it is closed from 12 noon until 3 pm.

Visited August 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

3 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    0
    2
    1
    0
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first

Travelers who viewed Chiesa San Rocco Lugano also viewed

 

Been to Chiesa San Rocco Lugano? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Chiesa San Rocco Lugano, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.