Büren Castle was built in 1621-24 as the residence of the Bernese Landvogt over the area. It was built on the site of four farm houses. Between 1624 and the 1798 French invasion a total of 77 Landvogts lived in the castle. Some of the bullet scars from the troops that invaded in 1798 are still visible on the castle walls. Today the castle is home to the municipal administration and government offices. In 2003 the 17th century murals and other art were restored to their original appearance.

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Founded: 1621-1624
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland

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Sascha Bleuler (9 months ago)
Schönes Haus das als Schloss gilt.
Josua Kunz (15 months ago)
schönes gebäude
Jürg Stotzer (16 months ago)
Mario Hirsch (2 years ago)
Wusste gar nicht das das ein Schloss ist....dachte es ist das Rathaus....aber trotzdem sehr schön
Ma ria (2 years ago)
Very beautiful from outside but not possible to get in.
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