Historical sites in Valais

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The 10 Most Beautiful historical sites in Valais

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Historical Site · Wallis
Hotel Monte Rosa
Among Zermatt’s historical buildings, it is the Hotel Monte Rosa that embodies the story of the first ascent of the Matterhorn. The resort’s hotel tradition also began here.
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Historical Site · Wallis
Grand Hotel Zermatterhof
The Grand Hotel Zermatterhof has been a landmark at the heart of Zermatt since 1879. The citizens of Zermatt constructed the hotel themselves, without payment.
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Historical Site · Région Dents du Midi
The Old Mill on the Tine
During the visit you will discover the miller's house, his living environment and the museum of antique tools. Several exhibitions about hemp and it's uses, as well as wood and the timber industry are offered to visitors.
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Historical Site · Wallis
Mountaineers’ cemetery
The mountaineers’ cemetery is a moving reminder of the accidents that have occurred in the mountains around Zermatt. The tranquil site is a memorial to all climbers who have lost their lives here.
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Historical Site · Wallis
Mont Cervin Palace
Built in 1862, the Mont Cervin Palace is one of Zermatt’s most historic buildings. The 5-star hotel with the greatest number of rooms in Zermatt was known as the Mont Cervin hotel until 2004. Today, the name of Mont Cervin Palace is known worldwide.
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Historical Site · Wallis
Leuk-Stadt
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Historical Site · Wallis
Riffelhaus 1853
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Historical Site · Wallis
Steinadler Simplonpass
Der Adler ist das Wahrzeichen des Simplons.
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Historical Site · Wallis
Hospiz
Das von Napoleon erbaute Hospiz Simplon ist das grösste Passhospiz der Alpen, es kann bis zu 130 Gäste beherbergen.
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Historical Site · Wallis
Gornergrat Bahn building
At the modern ticket hall of the Gornergrat Bahn, nothing suggests that history was written here: this was one of the great pioneering cog railways.

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