St. Moritz is a excessive Alpine inn city in the Engadine in Switzerland, at an elevation of about 1,800 metres above sea stage. It is Upper Engadine's essential village and a municipality inside the district of Maloja in the Swiss canton of Graubunden. St. Moritz lies at the southern slopes of the Albula Alps under the Piz Nair overlooking the flat and huge glaciated valley of the Upper Engadine and eponymous lake: Lej da San Murezzan. It hosted the Winter Olympics in 1928 and 1948.
Votive services, swords, and needles from the Bronze Age found at the base of the springs in St. Moritz indicate that the Celts had already found them. St. Moritz is first noted round 1137–39 as advert sanctum Mauricium. The village was named after Saint Maurice, an early Christian saint from southern Egypt said to have been martyred in 3rd century Roman Switzerland at the same time as serving as chief of the Theban Legion.
Pilgrims traveled to Saint Mauritius frequently to the church of the springs, where they drank from the blessed, bubbling waters of the Mauritius springs in the hopes of being healed. In 1519, the Medici pope, Leo X, promised full absolution to everybody making a pilgrimage to the church of the springs. In the sixteenth century, the first medical treatises approximately the St. Moritz mineral springs were written. In 1535, Paracelsus, the awesome practitioner of nature therapies, spent a while in St. Moritz.