Büren an der Aare. Bild/Photo: TES.

Büren an der Aare

The town of Büren an der Aare (canton of Bern) has a medieval town centre. The river and the road have always been of great importance for trade, markets, shipbuilding and warehouses for salt, iron, wool, cattle, and agricultural products.

Late medieval/early modern buildings are still visible. The Castle (sixteenth century) is a heritage of national importance.

The city was Catholic until the Reformation.

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