"THE SPLENDOURS OF THE DUKES OF BURGUNDY." Top 5 Page for this destination Dijon by breughel
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For us Belgians Burgundy is a part of France we have very close historical links with. From the 14th to the 16th c. we belonged to the Duchy of Burgundy under the denomination of “Pays-Bas Bourguignons”.
Brussels was with Dijon one of the administrative capitals of the Dukes of Burgundy. It is not surprising therefore to find in Burgundy so many artefacts made in Brabant or Flanders which are now Belgium.
Dijon is also for present travellers a good stop on the way to the south of France.
We spent an afternoon visiting the most interesting monument of the city which is the Palais des Ducs de Bourgogne.
I started writing my comments in French as most visitors at the Palais des Ducs de Bourgogne spoke French.
The facade with its twin hexagonal towers has an austere appearance inherited from its function as church belonging to... more travel advice
As it was raining we stayed inside the Museum of Fine Arts and watched the place from the balcony. It is a beautiful... more travel advice
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