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Ducal Palace

2 Cour de Bar | Closed Tuesdays, 21000, Dijon, France
+33 3 80 74 52 70
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Wonderful Architecture

A prime example of the age of royalty and the French revolution. The staircases and high ceilings... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2016
Chris B
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Heredia, Costa Rica
Very Good Historical Perspective

We loved the building and the artifacts. The audio guide commentary is informative. We added the... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2015
pepelepew848
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Toronto, Canada
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2 Cour de Bar | Closed Tuesdays, 21000, Dijon, France
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+33 3 80 74 52 70
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

A prime example of the age of royalty and the French revolution. The staircases and high ceilings give a sense of the grandeur of this palace.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 18 October 2015

We loved the building and the artifacts. The audio guide commentary is informative. We added the walk up the Philippe le Bon and a stroll through the Place de Liberation while we were there. A very pleasant overall experience.

1  Thank pepelepew848
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We spent a lovely Sunday afternoon in this area. The palace is interesting, get the audio guide. The day we were there was the weekend of an organ grinders event so every street corner had someone playing music. It added to the feeling of a...More

2  Thank Eva H
Reviewed 23 September 2015

This has some amazing rooms and a great staircase. We were lucky enough to go on an open door day and see all the rooms.

Thank happygirl20
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Very interesting to see it as a building in current use. Beautifully clean, architecturally beautiful and houses interesting exhibits

Thank Paul h
Reviewed 1 September 2015

If you like lots of Baroque Rococo-esque décor etc, then you'll happily spend a couple of hours trolling around this elegant location. It's very French (surprise, surprise!) and it proudly exalts those who ruled this fascinating region of France.

Thank Stanley5899
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Fantastic architecture and a beautiful city. Make sure you don't miss this place when you visit Dijon

Thank ReidyNSW
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The Palais des Ducs is a grand group of well preserved Gothic buildings, dating from the 14th to 18th century. It is the main sight in Dijon city and not to be missed. The key buildings are the loggia on Pl. de la Liberation, the...More

4  Thank Roshni2011
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Stepping back into history this guided or self guided tour is nothing short of fascinating as one gets an idea of the scale, wealth, power and influence of the Dukes of Burgundy.

Thank David R
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Would have liked to have seen more artifacts relating to the Ducs of Borgone and more documentation about them. Perhaps alas the revolution is responsible for some losses. This may also explain the re-siting of the very impressive monumental tombs in the Palace displays.

Thank WGRS
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