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Reviewed July 24, 2019

Gorgeous castle. One of the nicer castles in Switzerland. If you are in Locarno, it's worth hopping over to visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Yamini D
Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

First time being to Bellinzona it was an experience, the place are a small town, went there on Sat morning which was their weekend market, they sell all part of cheese, vegetables and clothing, nice weather to walk around, will definitely visit The place again

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

This large impressive fortress is lovely to wander the grounds, check out the museum, have lunch in the wonderful looking restaurant (closed on Mondays!) and walk down to town alone the ramparts and old walls. There is a lift to the top which is great...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

A stunning city surrounded with castle walls and the main castle at the centre. A great place to wander around through the day with access to the inner parts of the castle walls and a cafe in the main central courtyard.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Danny D
Reviewed December 6, 2018

The town Bellinzona is cosy and full of Saturday shoppers. We started at the Town Hall and made our way through the old city square (actually a triangle) to take an elevator or walk up to Castlegrande from where we were surrounded by the mountains....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

The castles are interesting and very well maintained - they all have lovely views over the town and surrounding mountains. In our opinion there are much more complete and dramatic castles in northern Europe but these are definitely worth a visit especially as they are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alan W
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Bellinzona is a little town in Switzerland, very clean, cozy, beautiful. It is mostly known for it’s 3 castles, which are considered Unesco Heritage. Amazing views from the castles. One is on one side, two others on the opposite side. Worth seing!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

We spent a half day there because they were setting up tor their rennaisance fair the next day. Great views of city and they have elevator up to castle.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

The 3 castles of Bellinzona are striking, imposing structures that give tourists a feel of life in the Roman era. A short distance from Lagabo, and an hour or so from Milano, this place should be on the itinerary of every history student in that...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

We saw this castle primarily as it is on the UNESCO list. It looks striking in the approach to the town. It is perfectly restored also. However, other than the history and architecture, I felt like there wasn't anything otherwise to see. Grand site but...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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May 24, 2017|
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Response from M9889YNmatteoc | Reviewed this property |
15 Swiss francs (about 15 US dollars). Google Myswitzerland Bellinzona pass.
October 19, 2016|
Response from M9889YNmatteoc | Reviewed this property |
Yes. From 10 AM to 5 PM.