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Street in Bellinzona  

Street in Bellinzona

Bellinzona and Figino, Canton Ticino, Switzerland

June 6th 2012
Bellinzona, a city of 17,000 people, is located in southern Switzerland in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino, in which it is also the capital of that canton. It is famous for its three medieval castles, Castelgrande, Montebello, and Sasso Corbaro. Figino is a small town located 45 min. south of Bellinzona, where I had to spend the night because all the accommodation in Lugano was booked up. It ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » South-East » Bellinzona

Swiss Flag The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding years, other localities joined the original three. The Swiss Confederation secured its independence from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. Switzerland... ... read more
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