Church of Ste Marie des Anges

Recommended
This convent church was begun in 1499 and has three of the finest frescoes by Bernardo Luini (c. 1480-1532). The most impressive adorns the partition separating the chancel from the nave and depicts the Passion. In the 1st chapel on the right, a fresco of the Virgin and Child and St John is said to "be worthy of a Leonardo". In the nave, there is a Last Supper.

Useful information

Address : 

6900 Lugano

Phone:

+41 91 922 88 42

Opening hours

7am-6.30pm (except during mass Sat 5pm-6.30pm, Sun 10.15am-11.30am, 4.30pm-6pm)

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