Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion

  • Address: Rue de la Cathedrale, Sion, Switzerland
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Museums, Garden, Monument, Family And Kids, Archaeological Site , Cathedral

Sion Cathedral, as it is popularly known is said to be the seat of the Diocese of Sion. It was initially built as a small church in 10th century. Later on, with the increasing number of pilgrims and worshippers visiting the church, it was expanded in the year 1714. Today, the church is an important religious destination for pilgrims. The primary reason for it’s popularly is because of the existence of the seven-foot Virgin Mary statue standing on the top of the bell tower which is around 148 foot high. For the tourist, beside the statue of Virgin Mary, the church also has a museum that displays many archeological artifacts, a cloister, orchard gardens and the Monument of Peace. Make sure you visit the lookout point from where you get a partial panoramic view of the surrounding area.

  • Be decently dressed.
  • Maintain tranquility within the museum.
  • Entry is free.

  • Ask the locals about the prayer timings.
  • The museum is open only from June to October -2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Saturday and Sunday closed).

  • By city bus and get off at Avenue Ritz.

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  • Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion Address: Rue de la Cathedrale, Sion, Switzerland
  • Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Sion include Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion in their plan

  • 32.31% of people start their Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

92.06% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion

People normally club together Chateau De Tourbillon and Church-fortress Of Valere while planning their visit to Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion.

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  • A nice church loaded with history. The romanesque bell tower is a sharp contrast with the gothic church.


  • Impossible d avoir des informations sur d éventuelles heures de visites

  • Un des nombreux superbes lieux sédunois

  • Dans la petite chapelle, à gauche en entrant, se trouve une statue de la Vierge faite en ivoire. Elle date du moyen-âge et elle vaut le détour

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