Upon arrival, we learned that after the Hundred Years War, in 1440, the Chancellor of the Duke of Bourgogne used his tremendous wealth to have a hospital constructed for the sick and deprived. The institution is a masterwork of Gothic art. I could tell you more if I hadn't picked up a pamphlet in French so I'll do my best here from what I remember and using the photos.
The multi-colored roofs constructed of colored glazed-tiles have become the symbol of the city.
This unique social organization rapidly gained a wide response well beyond the borders of the dukedom.
A surviving, original stained glass window.
We walked through town and saw many of our traveling companions enjoying the sunshine and their lunch. We left with our next stop Paris.