19 Sights in Dijon, France (with Map and Images)
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1. Église Sainte-Anne
The church of Sainte-Anne de Dijon is a circular church with cupola in green-de-gris copper of the eighteenth century baroque style dedicated to Saint Anne, associated with the monastery of the Bernardines of Dijon of the seventeenth century. It is located rue Sainte-Anne, in the protected center of Dijon. The church has been classified as a historical monument since 1945. It houses the Museum of Sacred Art of Dijon inaugurated in 1980 and the monastery houses the Museum of Burgundian Life Perrin de Puycousin since 1993.
2. Chapelle des Climats
The Grande Chapelle is located in Dijon, and more precisely in the former General Hospital of Dijon. It is part of the elements protected as historical monuments: for its facade by decree of May 8, 1930, for its large stone statue of 2.20 meters representing the Virgin and Child by decree of September 10, 1937, for the interior of it including the main altar and the fence of the choir as well as the railings of the portal of the Henry Grangier courtyard by decree of April 11, 2007.
Wikipedia: Grande Chapelle de l'hôpital général de Dijon (FR), Heritage Website
3. Improvisations Tellem
Alain Kirili was a French-American sculptor. He was recognized for his post-minimalist abstract sculptures in forged iron and his large-scale public sculptures. His work has been the subject of numerous gallery and museum exhibitions in United States and Europe, and has received considerable critical interest from art historians, such as Thierry Dufrêne, Robert C. Morgan, Robert Rosenblum, and Kirk Varnedoe. Kirili lived and worked in Paris and New York.
4. Monument à la République Fraternelle des Peuples
The monument to Sadi Carnot is an allegorical memorial inaugurated in 1899 in Dijon, in Côte-d'Or, in Burgundy-Franche-Comté. Directed by the sculptors Mathurin Moreau and Paul Gasq on the plans of the architect Félix Vionnois, he is dedicated to the memory of Sadi Carnot (1837-1894), general councilor, deputy of Côte-d'Or, minister, then 5th President of the French Republic.
5. Lycée général et technologique Carnot
The Lycée Carnot is a local public educational institution, located in Dijon, inaugurated on July 31, 1893. It is the oldest high school in Dijon, created in 1802 as an Imperial High School, in the premises of the current location of the Collège Marcelle-Pardé and the most important high school of preparatory classes for the grandes écoles of the Dijon Academy.
6. Hôtel Aubriot
The Aubriot Hotel is a 13th century mansion with a roof in Verni tile in Burgundy, attached to Maison Maillard, at 40, rue des Forges in Dijon in Côte-d'Or in Burgundy-Franche-Comté. The vaulted cellar on the pillars of the house is registered as a historic monuments by decree of November 30, 2009 then replaced by a classification decree on August 16, 2011.
7. Cellier de Clairvaux
The Cellier de Clairvaux or Petit-Clairvaux is a Cistercian cellar of primitive Cistercian Gothic style, founded by the Abbey of Clairvaux in the thirteenth century, in the historic center of Dijon in Côte-d'Or in Burgundy-Franche-Comté. Current municipal hall, it is classified as a historical monument since 1915, 1917, and 1921.
Christiaan Karel Appel was a Dutch painter, sculptor, and poet. He started painting at the age of fourteen and studied at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam in the 1940s. He was one of the founders of the avant-garde movement CoBrA in 1948. He was also an avid sculptor and has had works featured in MoMA and other museums worldwide.
9. Cathédrale Saint-Bénigne
Dijon Cathedral, or the Cathedral of Saint Benignus of Dijon, is a Roman Catholic church located in the town of Dijon, Burgundy, France, and dedicated to Saint Benignus of Dijon. The Gothic cathedral building, constructed between 1280 and 1325, and dedicated on 9 April 1393, is a listed national monument.
10. La Chouette
The Church of Notre-Dame of Dijon is a Roman Catholic church in Dijon. Considered a masterpiece of 13th-century Gothic architecture, it is situated at the heart of the preserved old centre of the city. It is located in Place Notre-Dame, near the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy and opposite the rue Musette.
11. Liquid Knowledge
Haegue Yang is a South Korean artist primarily working in sculpture and installation. After receiving her B. F. A from Seoul National University in 1994, Yang received an M. A. from Städelschule where she now teaches as a professor of Fine Arts. She currently lives and works in Berlin and Seoul.
12. Divionis Mechanica Fossilia Arman
Arman was a French-born American artist. Born Armand Fernandez in Nice, France, Arman was a painter who moved from using objects for the ink or paint traces they leave to using them as the artworks themselves. He is best known for his Accumulations and destruction/recomposition of objects.
13. Hôtel des Godrans
The Hotel des Godrans or Hotel Godran is a fifteenth-century mansion with glazed tile roof of Burgundy in Dijon in Côte-d'Or in Burgundy-Franche-Comté. The hotel has been listed as a historical monument since 13 January 1947 and the roof has been listed since 28 October 1941.
14. Statue de Saint-Bernard
The Bernard de Clairvaux monument in Dijon is a memorial of 1847, by the Dijon sculptor François Jouffroy, in memory of the clergyman, statesman, preacher, Dijon orator Saint Bernard of Clairvaux (v1090-1153), place Saint-Bernard, Dijon, Côte-d'Or in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.
15. Hommage à Jacques Monod
Gottfried Honegger was a Swiss artist and graphic designer. He was married to the Swiss illustrator Warja Lavater. He studied shop-window display at the Zurich Kunstgewerbeschule and taught there from 1948. His early work was commercial graphic design.
16. Musée de la vie bourguignonne Perrin de Puycousin
The Perrin de Puycousin Museum of Burgundian Life is a "Burgundian ethnological museum" housed in the monastery of the Bernardines of Dijon in Côte-d'Or and associated with the Museum of Sacred Art of Dijon of the church of Sainte-Anne de Dijon.
Wikipedia: Musée_de_la_vie_bourguignonne_Perrin_de_Puycousin (FR), Website
17. Synagogue de Dijon
The Dijon Synagogue is a synagogue located in Dijon in the French department of Côte-d'Or. It is registered in its entirety in the Supplementary Inventory of Historic Monuments by prefectural decree of 15 March 1989.
18. Hôtel des Postes
The Dijon Post Hôtel, today Grangier posts, is a real estate set partly inspired by the Louis XVI style, located at 8-12 place Grangier, 1-7 rue du Temple, 15 boulevard de Brosses and 2-10 rue Jean-Renaud in Dijon.
19. Hôtel d'Esterno
The Bouchu de Lessart hotel, later, Hôtel d'Esterno is a former mansion, located in No. 1 and no 3, rue Monge in Dijon, in the French department of Côte-d'Or, in the Bourgogne-Franche region -County.
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