Chiesa di S. Pietro o Chiesa Rossa
The name Red Church comes from the colour of the façade which differs completely from the rest of the building. This particular colouring dates back to 1599 at the wish of the Bishop of Como, who extended this order to other churches in Ticino too. On Christmas Eve 1390 the church was the scene of a dispute between the Guelfs and the Ghibellines. The feud, which put the Rusca family against...
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