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Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli

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Address: Lugano Centro, Lugano, Switzerland
Phone Number: 410919220112
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Beautiful Frescoes

Popped in here for a quick glance as part of a walking tour. The outside doesn't prepare you for the the beautiful artwork inside. "The Crucifixion" is reminiscent of DaVinci's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Orlando, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Popped in here for a quick glance as part of a walking tour. The outside doesn't prepare you for the the beautiful artwork inside. "The Crucifixion" is reminiscent of DaVinci's. Definitely worth a visit.

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Arzier, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very well preserved and very old and famous frescos......Certainly worth a look during a visit to Lugano

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Lugano, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wall paintings are incredibles, full of vivid colours and seem alive; there aren't similar operas in Ticino!!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can never imagine by looking at the outside of the building, how beautiful the artwork, (Fresco's) are inside of this church. I was stunned at the detail, and the preservation of these wonderful works of religious art. This is something that you must see if you are ever in Lugano. I'm SO glad we visited this.

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Lugano, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you are in Lugano, you won't miss this spectacular fresco. there is a very well done description about the history of the realization of the fresco.

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Perugia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These frescos are in beautiful shape and fairly dense, but the church is free and open all day, so visit more than once. Luini's style is unique -- he worked with Leonardo but was also influenced by Raphael. Nothing is labeled, so bring your guidebook or just enjoy.

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Cremona, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Nice church in the center of Lugano and not far from the lake border. Great to sit down inside and look at all the the paints inside. Amazing.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Near the end of town proper is this church which holds murals worthy of contemplation, since they are so detailed and magnificently rendered.

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Mornington, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I love this church but was disappointed to see it stuck to a modern building. It is a shame that it was not set in a garden, or something more gentle

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

An amazing restoration, a beautiful church well worth a visit. Explanatory sheets in several languages to help you understand the progression over the years

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