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Top Choice Church in Einsiedeln


Follow the crowds flowing towards this baroque edifice, the 18th-century handiwork of Caspar Moosbrugger. The interior dances with colourful frescoes, stucco and gold swirls. Yet most pilgrims are oblivious to the m…
Pub in Einsiedeln

Doc Holliday's Pub'n Dancing

Stumbling over Doc Holliday's Pub'n Dancing while following a flock of pilgrims to the church may be a bit of a surprise. A picture of the Western gunslinger highlights the logo. Head in here for a beer if pilgrim-i…
Viewpoint in Einsiedeln

Statue of St Benedikt

For a fine view over the abbey complex to the surrounding hills, wander through the monastery stables and continue uphill for 15 minutes to this statue.
Bridge in Einsiedeln

Devil’s Bridge

A two-hour walk north of Einsiedeln and back will bring you to the narrow, wood-covered Devil’s Bridge, built by abbey master Caspar Moosbrugger in 1699.
Museum in Einsiedeln

Panorama Painting of Calvary

This enormous panoramic painting depicts Christ on the cross, with explanations in 13 languages.
Christian Site in Einsiedeln

Bethlehem Diorama

This diorama claims to be the world’s largest nativity scene.