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Historically and architecturally great piazza. Well preserved in mostly Medieval style. Several... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Robert L
Amherst, Massachusetts
via mobile
Hearth of Belinzona

A nice place in the old town that have some restaurants and cafe's, but is also a very authentic... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Sohail B
The Hague, The Netherlands
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  • Average33%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
19 May 2018
“Beautiful ”
6 Jan 2018
“Hearth of Belinzona”
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Piazza Indipendenza, Bellinzona 6500, Switzerland
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Took train from Lugano and spent half the day walking around here! So much to see and enjoy or just pull of a chair and sip a cold drink! Saturday is market day so it was double the fun.

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Historically and architecturally great piazza. Well preserved in mostly Medieval style. Several buildings are striking,especially the eastern building with the intricate outside painting.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 6 January 2018

A nice place in the old town that have some restaurants and cafe's, but is also a very authentic and Italian-Look small square that forms definitely the hearth of the city centre. From the FFS station its about 10 minutes walk trough a pedestrian shopping...More

Thank Sohail B
Reviewed 29 October 2017

A nice place in the old town, for strolling around, with many cafes and restaurants, in the middle of the place a view to a beautiful obelisk, who makes the charm of the square.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 2 November 2016

It is an obelisk in a traffic circle. Cool to just see and then walk on further. Not a Must see but more of a beacon that your moving out of old town.

Thank GrAv3n
Reviewed 9 August 2016

strolling from the railway station through the old city, you will make it (at least) until this square limiting off the old city. it is worth to walk further, as there are some interesting sights beyond, but if not, have at least a drink on...More

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Busy roundabout with an obelisk in the middle. It's not ugly itself but if you are visiting Bellinzona for the first time there are much more deserving.

Thank ExaFusion
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