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Address: Rue Des Forges, 21000, Dijon, France

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A prime historical street

This street is a must when visiting Dijon. Its facades are very old yet exceptionally well-preserved. Its western terminus ends up at the famed Gustave Eiffel Carousel... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

This street is a must when visiting Dijon. Its facades are very old yet exceptionally well-preserved. Its western terminus ends up at the famed Gustave Eiffel Carousel merry-go-round. A more lively place. especially during the market, would be hard to find. Great great people-watching and just chilling-out at an outdoors cafe table. I am done. The end.

1 Thank zebecToronto
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1,295 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 430 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Collection of three or so buildings that are architecturally interesting. Hotel Aubriot from the 13th century , Maison Maillard , built for the mayor of Dijon in 1560 and Hotel Chambellan, a lodging for Henri Chambellan. Some fancy stone work on the latter.

1 Thank tezpil
Ile-de-France, France
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This street is a must-visit of the Dijon's Old Town! It's a pedestrian area with lots of authentic restaurants.

Thank AnamariaLupu
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 396 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This picturesque street runs from the Place Francois Rude past the Notre-Dame Church to Rue Verrerie in the center of Dijon. The street is known for its many (clothing) boutiques and shops but also house some remarkable historical buildings. The Tourist Office is situated at nr.11 with right next door the Hotel de Frasans that was built in 1621 for... More 

1 Thank T-Bird1974
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

What a wonderful place to explore and take in all the varieties of culture and tastes in Dijon. I was particularly happy to visit the MAILLE store and was greeted with a wide range of samples of pumped mustard - delicious! I would recommend Dijon to all.

4 Thank Graham S
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 July 2016

For Happy Hour, beyond the place of Liberation, it is an excellent place to relax, drink and eat. It has a wine shop named Nicolas where good wine with great cost-benefit.

1 Thank Flavio L
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Wondered by and had a beautiful meal at the Moulin a Vent. Very popular place, busy with great atmosphere. Must be popular with locals and tourists alike.

Thank Julie M
New Brunswick, Canada
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

We love these old streets. Great architecture, shops, restaurants, cobbled streets. You can't miss it when you come to Dijon.

Thank Canadian_Hoser
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is a fun street to explore in old town Dijon. It has shops, cafes, beautiful buildings and wonderful architecture all around you. Every town we have visited in Europe has a carousel and Dijon is no exception. You will definitely want the experience the charm this street exudes.

1 Thank wwjd1947
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Great street to walk down, in fact the whole region is packed with beautiful old buildings and treasures to look at. Seems like pharmacies on every corner too??? A few beggars on streets but they are not pushy (yet) Well worth going out of your way to visit if you are in the region. Lots of shops selling regional specialties... More 

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