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Bellinzona Live Cam, Switzerland – Mountain View

by on Aug.04, 2016, under Cams, Switzerland

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Bellinzona – the main city of the Swiss Canton of Ticino. The city is located at the foot of the Alps to the east of the Ticino river at an altitude of 230 meters above sea level.

In the vicinity there are three castles of Bellinzona (Castelgrande, Montebello and Sasso Korbato), included in 2000 in the object list of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as the historic city center.

Undoubtedly, the main attractions of the old town, and most of Switzerland, are the castles of Bellinzona. They seem to surround the city and protect the entire perimeter of his modest, and, Castelgrande and Montebello castles are worth a protective wall, but the castle Sasso Korbato is little in the distance, and was built somewhat later. The whole complex of Defense since 2000, listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Besides fortifications in Bellinzona also you can see the beautiful Romanesque temple of San Biagio, which has beautiful frescoes XIV-XV centuries, the temple of the XVI century Saints Peter and Stephen, Church of St. Blaise and the Church of Our Lady of the mercy. An interesting architectural monument considered a public theater, it is a classic reflection of the style of his era. By the way, the local administration is located in a former Augustinian convent.

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Lugano Live Cam, Switzerland – View of the lake

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Lugano – a city in the Italian speaking Swiss canton of Ticino. The city is situated at an altitude of 273 m above sea level, on the northern shore of Lake Lugano. Excellent position near the lake, beautiful surroundings, all make Lugano a great place to rest and attracts travelers. Mountains: S. Salvatore (909 m) and Monte Brè (930 m) approx. mountains., Monte Generoso (1695 m) on the other side.

The city of Lugano attractions can be found at every turn. For example, you can go to the Old City, which is a pedestrian zone with a typically Italian buildings. It is in this area of ​​Lugano located the church of Saint Anthony, the Cathedral of San Lorenzo and Villa Castagnola, known for the largest collection of paintings.

Cathedral of San Lorenzo – a very important landmark for the city of Lugano. In this Gothic masterpiece represented the ancient frescoes and bas-reliefs of the Renaissance, Rococo and graceful sculptures of famous paintings Torricelli brothers, executed in Baroque style.

Numerous restaurants Luganootlichayutsya for its fine cuisine, romantic atmosphere and elegant interiors. A family vacation in Lugano will take a lot of pleasant experiences not only adults but also children. Children Park Swiss Miniature in Melide town – a true Switzerland in miniature.

In Lugano, Switzerland has also its own airport Agno, from which you can every day to fly to Zurich, Geneva and other cities.

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Winterthur Live Cam, Switzerland – Railway station

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Winterthur – a town in the northern part of Switzerland, the county seat, located in the canton of Zurich. Included in the Winterthur district. In the local dialect of the people call him for short – screw.

In Switzerland, Winterthur is called the “city of museums” – in the city is a large number of art museums, including the Museum of Photography Museum and Technorama. In addition, Winterthur is a major industrial center of Switzerland. One of the advantages of the city is its accessibility. The city is connected by rail with major cities both in Switzerland and neighboring countries: Germany, Italy. It is separated only 19 minutes from Zurich and 13 minutes from Zurich Airport.

Through Winterthur motorways leading to Geneva (A1 motorway), Schaffhausen (A4 motorway) and at the border with Germany, in the town of Kreuzlingen (motorway A7).

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