Bellinzona

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Situated at the foot of the Alps, this city is home to several remarkable historic landmarks and cultural monuments.

The town lies east of the Ticino river, at the foot of the Alps. It stretches along the river valley, surrounded by the southern ranges of the Lepontine Alps to the east and west, and by the Lugano Prealps to the south. The city is known for its carnival Rabadan, which has taken place for over 150 years. Bellinzona is home to twelve sites that are listed as Swiss heritage site of national significance. Additionally, it is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Three Castles of Bellinzona. Finally, entire old city of Bellinzona is listed on the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites.
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