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Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta, Locarno
Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta is located in Locarno. Before you head to Locarno, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Locarno family vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Locarno has to offer, including Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta.
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We took a nice walk from Locarno, but you can use a funicular as well. The monastery is nice and quiet, definitely one of the best places to be visited if you are in Locarno.
Take the funicular up from Locarno to see this beautiful church overlooking the lake on the way up to or down from Cardada. Then walk down the steps to enjoy the many stations with reliefs about the p... read more »
Took the funicular as it was far too hot to walk up such a hill. Lovely views on reaching the church and it was pleasant to sit and admire the interior for a little while. Don't know what the plaster ... read more »
Roland HaefnerThe parish church of Santa Maria Assunta was built between 1464 and 1474 for Dominican monks built and dedicated the Virgin Mary. The Church, directly on the shore of the Lake, was built on dedicated to the remains of one of our Lady Church, which originally was a pagan temple. From the exterior, above all, the church door crafted from marble with engraved symbols of the passion is interesting. The Interior of the church stands out through numerous frescos, created in the 16th century.show original
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