Switzerland is often considered to be one of the most alluring places to visit in the world. If you grew up in India in the ’80s, you are probably already in love with Switzerland thanks to the numerous Yash Chopra films that were shot there. Just the mention of the country conjures images of snow-clad slopes and magnificent mountain views. While the country may have become a very popular tourist spot over the past few decades, it is still home to several places that can be classified as offbeat and lesser-explored. One such place is Lugano. (ALSO SEE Best Places in Switzerland for That Perfect Romantic Getaway) The city falls in the Italian-speaking Ticino region of Switzerland and is worth a visit for its marvelous architecture, breathtaking natural beauty and lip-smacking cuisine. Experiencing the Swiss-Mediterranean mix of cultures in this part of the country can be great for Indian travelers. Here are some spectacular photos of Lugano that will tempt you to visit it at the earliest. Also Read - Indians' Money in Swiss Banks Down 6% in 2019; Hits Third Lowest in Over 3 Decades

Panoramic view of Lugano city, with Lugano lake and Monte San Salvatore from Monte Bre, Ticino, Switzerland

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Flowers at Park Ciani in Lugano

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Landscape of Lugano lake, mountains and the city of Lugano in Ticino, Switzerland

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Restaurant with stunning view of Lugano city in Switzerland

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Morcote Village, the Pearl of Ceresio, Lake of Lugano, Switzerland

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Boat tour on the beautiful lake of Lugano

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Catamarans at the promenade of a luxurious resort in Lugano

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Greenery and raw natural beauty of Lugano in Switzerland

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Popular local spot in Lugano

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Another stunning view of Lugano city in Ticino, Switzerland

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Young girl looking at the panoramic scenery at Monte Bre, Lugano, Switzerland

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Piazza Riforma with bars and restaurants in the historic center of Lugano

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View of Lugano city and Lake Lugano at night

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People visiting the court of LAC museum in Lugano

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Landscape of Lugano in Switzerland

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Lugano view as seen from Mount San Salvatore

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So, for your next trip, consider this wonderful offbeat destination in Switzerland.