Shrine of Our Lady of Einsiedeln Einsiedeln, Switzerland 948
This important Catholic shrine includes the relics of a saint, a miraculous Black Madonna statue and a Benedictine monastery. Einsiedeln is also home to the world's largest nativity scene.
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- 47.126973° N, 8.751640° E
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- 948 constructed
A Night in EinsiedelnPosted January 2, 2007 by Holly Hayes Part of: December in Switzerland
Day 2-3, December 18-19, 2006 Einsiedeln is a small town about 45 minutes by train from ZÃ¼rich. It's at a slightly higher altitude than ZÃ¼rich and there was a bit of leftover snow on the ground when we arrived in the early evening. The town developed in the early Middle Ages around the Basilica of Our Lady of…
- Official Website of Shrine of Our Lady of Einsiedeln. Web. Official website.