Shrines

Places of pilgrimage, historic monasteries and churches.

Beauty and the harshness of mountain landscape invites us to reflection. That is why there is a lot of shrines.

Shrines are described in the following data: name, address, brief description, link to the website of tourist attraction, photo.

Bonmont Abbey

Shrines - Swiss Alps
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La Rippe, Switzerland

One of the most famous Christian relics in the world, the Shroud of Turin is kept in the Chapel of the Shroud adjoining Turin Cathedral.
Bonmont Abbey
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Einsiedeln - Abbey

Shrines - Swiss Alps
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Einsiedeln, Switzerland

This ancient monastery is a World Heritage Site thanks to its marvelous collection of Romanesque frescoes
Einsiedeln - Abbey
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Ittigen

Shrines - Swiss Alps
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Ittigen, Switzerland

Carthusian Monastery.
Ittigen

Konigsfelden

Shrines - Swiss Alps
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Windisch, Switzerland

Franciscan Abbey. Church of the monastery to visitors. Long chancel with a the old stained glass windows.
Konigsfelden
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