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Murten History of Murten

The history of a small medieval town.

Battle of Murten

On the 22nd of June 1476, Murten was the scene of war between the Swiss Confederates and the Burgundians, led by Charles the Bold.

Elephant of Murten - 150 years anniversary

The story „The Elephant of Murten“ is based on a true incident, which happened in Murten 150 years ago.

FRIBOURG REGION Historical Reference Marks

Owing to the rich archeological sites found on its territory, the Pays de Fribourg bears witness to the close ties it had with the Celtic (300-58 BC) and the Roman (58 BC-401 AD) cultures. Even today, it is possible to visit those archeological sites.

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