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Church of S. Carlo

This church, located in Via Nassa, was built in the seventeenth century and has a beautiful baroque portal.

Inside, two vaults and Corinthian pilasters along the walls. On the triumphal arch, you can see two angels representing prestigious stucco, and in the center, a painting of the patron saint. On the cross vault of the chancel is an Apotheosis of St. Charles Borromeo, surrounded by stucco decorations.

The statue of the Virgin on the marble altar dating from the eighteenth century. The altar framed with stucco angels has a beautiful painting, which can be attributed to G. A. Pettrini and represents the Handover to St. Peter (1730).

In a side chapel is a paiting of the "Pietà" (seventeenth century).

The facade of the church was restored in 2001. Inside is also a Via Crucis in bronze of sculptor Nag Arnoldi.

Accessibility Services

This cultural/tourist point of interest took part in the digital data mapping project on accessibility by Pro Infirmis. The project was carried out with the collaboration and support of Ticino Turismo, the four regional tourist organisations and the Department of Education, Culture and Sport.

All information on the accessibility of the partner in question can be found on the following page.