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Address: Lugano Centro, Lugano, Switzerland
Phone Number: 410919220112
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Bernardino Luini

In this church you can admire the best frescoe's produced by tha famous maestro Bernardino Luini; they are in a splendid stae of conservation (I am not sure but they must have... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In this church you can admire the best frescoe's produced by tha famous maestro Bernardino Luini; they are in a splendid stae of conservation (I am not sure but they must have been restaurated recently). I think this small church is one of the best things you can see in Lugano.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived in Lugano we walked by the Church (we stayed at the Hotel next door. Our room overlooked the rooftop) they had a sign at the entrance Concert.. Free with times. We visited the church twice - it dates back to 1499, was part of a monastery. See Bernardino Luini's painting (1529) The Passion and Crucifixion of Christ,... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

at the end of the old main street ,next to the new Coltural Centre Facing the lake Gives you a deep spiritual Feeling See the Division wall for the Monks

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

This free entry church is covered by beautiful frescoes and is easily accessed if you are strolling around the lake

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We were strolling along the waterfront and came across this delightful old church so went inside. We were delighted to find the remains of some very interesting 15th century frescoes, so wonderfully preserved and all tell a very interesting story. There are information leaflets in all languages which give the history and the church and the story of the frescoes.

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

One of the must see in Lugano. This old church has some very good frescoes decorating the interior, really worth seeing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Awe-struck by the scene of the Crucifixion's interpretation. Acoustics are excellent for any/all musical performances - usually free of charge.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Do not miss this church, superb wall paintings right next to Hotel International au Lac on the lake side.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Nice to see that Lugano has kept this church from a historical perspective. It needs renovation so that it won't fade away, but it is not a popular site to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

This little renaissance church, which was built at the end of the 15th century, offers some amazing fresco and is definitely a must see in Lugano. Originally part of a Franciscan monastery, the church houses Switzerland's most famous Renaissance fresco by Bernardino Luini, which covers the whole wall of the nave. There are also some fresco leftovers on the outer... More 

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