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Sedona’s Chapel of the Holy Cross: Holy Place with Awe-Inspiring Architecture

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Chapel built into a mountain side.

This week, National Geographic has created a list of 38 Holy Places with Awe-Inspiring Architecture.  From around the world, Sedona’s Chapel of the Holy Cross has been included in this awe-inspiring list.

“Situated between massive red boulders in Sedona, the chapel was built in 1956 by a student of Frank Lloyd Wright named Marguerite Brunswig Staude.”

Photograph by Charles Kogod, National Geographic Creative.

A Church within the Red Rocks

The Chapel of the Holy Cross is a Roman Catholic church built into the red rocks of Sedona.  Certainly, you have passed the chapel if you have driven to Sedona from the Village of Oak Creek. Visitors from all over the world make the chapel a stop when visiting Sedona. Due to Diocesan Policy, they don’t perform liturgical services from the chapel. However, visitors are invited to walk through and admire the architecture, art, and holy presence of the chapel.

From L’Auberge de Sedona, the Chapel of the Holy Cross is a 15-minute drive and can be combined with several other Sedona-specific inspiring stops.

Posted: September 11, 2018

Two chairs and table of wine and snacks, facing mountains

Condé Nast Readers Vote L’Auberge Top Hotel

Situated on the banks of Oak Creek in the heart of Sedona’s famed Red Rock country, L’Auberge de Sedona is a place where guests celebrate, connect, heal, and relax. We are truly honored to be recognized with Condé Nast Traveler 2021 Readers’ Choice Award as a Top Hotel in the Southwest!

Cress Creekside Dining

Elite Traveler: “Road Trip in Arizona”

Elite Traveler highlights L’Auberge de Sedona as “a romantic spot on the banks of Oak Creek” – the place to stay when visiting Sedona on a road trip through Arizona. Arriving in a Bentley Continental GT V8 Convertible with the top down, of course.

Art Walk - Interactive Art Sculptures

Everyday Peace at La Galerie

We invite guests to find Everyday Peace within our natural art gallery set beyond interior walls as well as through unique yoga and meditation offerings.

International Day of Peace on 9/21 is a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences, and to contribute to building a culture of peace.