Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion

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

About Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion, Sion

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.

Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion Information

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

Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion Opening and Closing Hours

  • 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).

How To reach Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion by Public Transport

  • By city bus and get off at Avenue Ritz.

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  • 95% of people who visit Sion include Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion in their plan

  • 30.87% of people start their Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see 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.

  • EXCELLENT

  • 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

  • 漂亮的天主教堂,有不少當地人去禱告,歷史悠久。

  • Modeste mais un retable splendide 😉

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