Church Of Notre-dame Of Dijon, Dijon

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Church Of Notre-dame Of Dijon, Dijon - Address, Phone Number

Address: Place Notre Dame, 21000 Dijon, France

Phone: +33-642775523

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

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Considered to be the “Grand Dame” of Dijon churches, Notre-Dame cathedral was built between 1230 and 1250, displaying the Burgundian Gothic style. Inside the Chapel, you can see:

  • Black Virgin: this 11th century wood sculpture is considered to be the oldest piece of its own kind in France.
  • Altar cloth which displays a fine tapestry.
  • Modern tapestry which depicts the unsuccessful siege of 1513 and the liberation of 1944.

Outside the church, you can have a look at:

  • Sculpture of an Owl: known as the good luck charm. You can follow the tradition of Dijon by touching the Owl’s left hand and making a wish.
  • Triple row of gargoyles presenting a grotesque figure.
  • Clock tower created in 1383 featuring beautiful jacquemarts, mechanical figures that chime the church bells. 

Church Of Notre-dame Of Dijon Information

  • The visitors are advised to remain silent inside the cathedral.

How To reach Church Of Notre-dame Of Dijon by Public Transport

  • Nearest Train Station : Dijon Ville and Gare Porte Neuve
  • Nearest Bus Stop : Notre Dame
  • Nearest Metro Station : Saint- Michel

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