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Fribourg Government Building

The Hôtel de Ville (Rathaus in German) is the seat of the cantonal parliament, built on the foundations of the château of Berthold IV of Zähringen, who founded the town of Fribourg in 1157. The symmetrical stairways were added in the 17th century, as were the clockworks in the 16th-century clock tower. A vibrant produce market sets up on the square in front of the Town Hall on Saturday mornings.

Government Building

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Pl. de l'Hôtel de Ville
Fribourg, Fribourg  Switzerland

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