Classified as the "city of art & history", this market town has preserved its medieval charm with ramparts, a 12th-Century castle, narrow streets as well as many 15th and 16th-Century houses. The perfectly preserved 15th-Century covered market is a rare example of this type of building. At the beginning of the 14th century Crémieu became one of the most important towns in the north Dauphiné region. In 1315, the dauphin set free the bourgeois which increased the town's commercial activity and a regional lord took up residence in the castle, giving the place further importance. The Augustinians created a convent inside the walls (17th-Century cloister) which is today's town hall.
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