Willisau castle was built for bailiffs in 1690-1695 by the city of Lucerne. The castle is one of the most important secular Baroque buildings in central Switzerland. Particularly impressive is the design of the first two floors. The magnificent stucco works in the courtroom were created by the two artists from Lugano, Augusto Giacomo and Pietro Neurone. The impressive ceiling paintings were created by Francesco Antonio Giorgioli from Ticino.



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Founded: 1690
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland


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Aneta Basiuk (2 years ago)
A great place to admire the views of the rooftops of the city and the countryside. The castle is located near the school, on a hill in the city. The building itself is pretty, we didn't get inside
Olivier Vermeulen (2 years ago)
like on postcards
Haiko Reuter, Dr.med. (3 years ago)
Rare insight into ancient times in Switzerland. Administrative headquarters for caring needy people.
Iten Michael (3 years ago)
Beautiful place, great Aussichü about Willisau
Laffit Pincay (L' Pincay) (3 years ago)
Ancient structures and beautiful landscapes
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