Martigny, a great place to relax in Switzerland
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Martigny is a nice small town in Switzerland at the area of the 'Wallis'. It's not so big, but the place offers you a good museum, showing you the ancient history but also an oldtimer exhibition - which is very nice - and local art. At several places you can watch roman buildings, integrated in modern houses.
You can't do here so much at night, because there're only a few bars, but it's nice to take a walk after dark, when the city is quite. Also if you like walking, you can use Martigny as a starting point for nice daytrips, also for example to Aosta at Italy.
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The city’s history formally began in 1191 when Duke Berchtold V founded Berne. According to legends, the city was named after the first animal Duke Berchtold V encountered while hunting. During that period, Berne was under the rule of the Zahringen’s house. They established and extended many settlements such as Berne. With the rise of population in the 13th century from 400 to 3,000, came the demolition of the Nydegg castle, fortification of Aare slopes and the laying out of the Old Town. Following a major fire which occurred in 1405, the original infrastructures made of wood were substituted with truss houses and buildings made... Read more »
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