Palais des ducs de Bourgogne
Location: Dijon, in the Côte-d'Or departement of France (Bourgogne Region).
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Now the Musée des Beaux-Arts of Dijon and City Hall.
ISMH Reference Number: PA00112190.
Notes: Palais des ducs de Bourgogne in Dijon Côte-d'Or is an architectural complex consisting of several overlapping parts: the oldest is the ducal palace of the fourteenth century and fifteenth century Gothic style, which still has a home ( clearly visible from the Place des Ducs), the ducal kitchens (Court Bar) and two towers: the Tower of the terrace, or round Philip the Good and the Bar tower. The most visible buildings today however was built in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries especially, in classic style, with the drawing of the royal square, Liberation Square today. Finally, the façade of the Museum of Fine Arts, on the place of the Sainte-Chapelle, was built in the nineteenth century on the site of the Sainte-Chapelle in Dijon destroyed in 1802. This set in a remarkable state of preservation , reflects almost a millennium of political life in Dijon. The Palace was the seat of the rulers of the Burgundian state, the Dukes of Burgundy. Classified as a historic monument by the list in 1862 and stopped in 1926, it now houses the town hall of Dijon and the Museum of Fine Arts in Dijon.
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