Sikhism in Switzerland

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Swiss Sikhs are a small religious minority in Switzerland, numbering no more than 500, with four gurdwaras. The number of Sikhs had been higher in the mid-1980s, caused by the presence of some 3,000 Sikh asylum seekers.[1]


  • Gurdwara Sahib, Langenthal. This gurdwara, first begun in 1996, was finished in 2006. It is the first Sikh shrine in Switzerland built in the traditional Sikh style
  • Gurdwara Guru Nanak Sabha, Jean Antoine Gautier 11,1201 Geneva.

Gurudwara Sikh Gemeinde Schweiz Däniken

  • Gurdwara Sahib Zürich, Vorbuchenstrasse 13, 8303 Bassersdorf Switzerland


  1. ^ Gurdwaras in Switzerland Archived 2008-01-18 at the Wayback Machine.
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