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This small lakeside church is well worth a visit for its magnificent frescoes and artwork. There is a three piece painting of The Last Supper on one wall, a fresco of the Virgin Mary with baby Jesus and St John in one of the side...More
Visited this old Church to see the frescoes that date from 15th C. The church is beautiful and the frescoes are amazing. The church walls feature a history of the Church and the restoration of frescoes. A must see in Lugano.
Incorporated within the area of LAC Lugano Artee Cultura is the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli. Inside this quaint church are beautifully preserved frescoes and is a sight to behold and with a great history of how the church came about. Must visit to...More
This place is a must for anybody visiting Lugano or Ticino in general. The church dedicated to Saint Mary of the Angels in Lugano is a treasure of religious art. Its building started in the last years of the 15th century and it was consecrated...More
This 15 C quaint church has beautiful frescoes. The oldest church in Lugano sits amongst the 18th and 19C shops. It is an oasis of history and religion. The church does not overwhelm but invites the visitor to take time an enjoy the art, statuary...More
Part of our trip to Milan was to visit Lake Lugano, and its town. The Church of Santa Maria is the oldest church in Lugano and what a magnificent church it is. The frescos are unbelievable, and to think it is free to view them...More
It is interesting but you need to know what to expect here.
What to expect: Museum-grade frescoes inside the church
What not to expect: An impressive exterior or a large church/cathedral. This is a rather modest place, just be aware of that.
This jewel-box of a church is well worth a visit. The frescoes are amazing and in an incredible state of restoration (it's Switzerland, after all). Go around the side to the remains of the cloister that has been incorporated into a building that fronts on...More