Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Dijon is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Dijon a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Dijon.
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1 Rue Rameau, 21000 Dijon, France
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Housed in the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy, Musee des Beaux- Arts is one of the oldest museums in France. Founded in 1787, the Age of Enlightenment, the museum incorporates the collections of Francois Devosge. His collections have found a space in the museum ever since 1787. What makes Musee des Beaux-Arts a world famous museum is its range of e...
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Place Notre Dame, 21000 Dijon, France
09:00 am - 06:30 pm
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.
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Pl. Saint Benigne, 21000 Dijon, France
09:30 am - 06:00 pm
Dedicated to Saint Benigne of Dijon, this cathedral is the national monument of France. Historically significant, the cathedral served as the seat of the Bishopric of Dijon during the French Revolution. The structure is built in Gothic style with rib vaults and pointed arches. This twin-towered building houses a Romanesque doorway and pre-Romanesqu...
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15 Rue Saint-Anne, 21000 Dijon, France
09:30 am - 06:00 pm
Situated in the cloister of the former Bernardine convent, this museum displays a collection of rural and urban ethnography such as country costumes and furniture. The museum occupies three floors that feature:
Ground Floor: It displays rural and Burgundian ethnographic heritage at the end of nineteenth century.
First Floor: featuring everyday lif...
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Place de la Liberation, 21000 Dijon, France
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Ducal Palace was built between 1450 and 1455 which included apartments, reception rooms and out house rooms housing ducal kitchens. Situated in the centre of city, the Palace today serves as the city halls with the mayor’s office and other administrative offices. Preserved and rebuilt in 17th and 18th centuries, this palace displays Frenc...
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10, rue de la Chouette, 21000 Dijon, France
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
Located in the centre of old Dijon, the House Milliere is a historical monument displaying Gothic architectural design of the 15th century. Built by the merchant draper Milliere Guillaume and his wife Guillemette Milliere, the building today houses a shop of handicrafts, a tea room and restaurant which offers delectable Burgundy cuisine. Situated v...
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4, rue des Bons – Children, 21000 Dijon, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This national museum displays a wide range of collection of around 2000 works of arts that were collected by Maurice Magnin and his wife Jeanne. The museum was bequeathed to the state in 1937 and has ever since then attracted the visitors who come to France to admire its antiquity. Housed in a 17th century hotel particulier (a grand townhouse), the...
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41 rue Saumaise, Dijon, France
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
The history of the church of St. Michael in Dijon dates back to the 16th century. Its architecture is a beautiful confluence of the Gothic and the Renaissance styles. The presence of the two forms is evident with the apse, the choir, the nave and transept which display Gothic style and the facade and domed towers which display Renaissance form of a...
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1 bu du Chanoine-Kir, 21000 Dijon, France
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
Located at the western edge of Dijon, Chartreuse de Champmol once served as the burial place of the Dukes of the House of Valois. Today it houses a psychiatric clinic. The site displays a church door with magnificent sculptures and the famous “Well of Moses”. They serve as significant examples of medieval art. Moreover, they are the onl...