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Beim Strassenbau über den Simplon befahl Napoleon 1801 den Bau eines Hospizes auf der Passhöhe. Die Herberge wurde erst 1831 fertiggestellt.
Beim Strassenbau über den Simplon befahl Napoleon 1801 den Bau eines Hospizes auf der Passhöhe. Die Herberge wurde erst 1831 durch die Chorherren des Grossen St. Bernhard fertiggestellt. Das dreigeschossige Haus ist das grösste Passhospiz der Alpen.

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46.246256, 8.028871
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46°14'46.5"N 8°01'43.9"E
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32T 425137 5121867
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