Palace Of The Dukes

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Palace Of The Dukes - France
Palace Of The Dukes - France
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Palace Of The Dukes
📍 France
The Palace of the Dukes, also known as Palais des Ducs, is a historical palace located in Dijon, France. Originally built in the 14th century, it served as the residence for the Dukes of Burgundy. Today, it is a popular tourist destination for its magnificent architecture and rich history.

The palace is spread over 40,000 square meters and is a perfect example of a mix of Gothic and Renaissance architecture. It consists of several courtyards, a beautiful chapel, and the stunning Grand Chamber of the Dukes. One of the highlights of the palace is the Museum of Fine Arts, which contains an impressive collection of paintings, sculptures, and artifacts from the Middle Ages to the 19th century. Another must-see is the kitchen, which has been preserved in its original state and gives a glimpse into the culinary history of the palace. Visitors can take a guided tour of the palace, which includes access to the royal apartments and the treasure room where the riches of the Dukes were kept. The palace also hosts regular events and exhibitions, making it a dynamic and lively attraction. Overall, the Palace of the Dukes is a must-visit for photo-travelers looking to capture the grandeur of French architecture and immerse themselves in the rich history of the Dukes of Burgundy.

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