20 Sights in Dijon, France (with Map and Images)

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1. Église Sainte-Anne

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St Anne's Church in Dijon is an 18th-century baroque round church with a gray-green copper dome dedicated to St Anne, which is related to Bernardine Monastery in Dijon in the 17th century. It is located on St. Anne Street, in the security center of Dijon. The church has been listed as a historical monument since 1945. It is home to the Dijon Museum of Holy Art, which was inaugurated in 1980, and the monastery has been home to the Perrin de Puikusang Museum of Life in Burgundy since 1993.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Anne de Dijon (FR)

2. Improvisations Tellem

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Improvisations Tellem Laurent Lecat / CC BY-SA 3.0

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.

Wikipedia: Alain Kirili (EN)

3. Chapelle des Climats

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The Great Chapel is located in Dijon, or rather, the former Dijon General Hospital. It is one of the protected historical monuments: according to the decree of May 8, 1930, because of his great stone statue 2, according to the decree of September 10, 1937, 20 meters represents the Virgin and the Child, and the interior includes the fence of the main altar and choir, and the gate of Henry Granger's courtyard according to the decree of April 11, 2007.

Wikipedia: Grande Chapelle de l'hôpital général de Dijon (FR)

4. Monument à la République Fraternelle des Peuples

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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.

Wikipedia: Monument Sadi Carnot de Dijon (FR)

5. Hôtel Aubriot

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The Hotel Aubriot is a mansion of the thirteenth century with a roof in glazed tile of Burgundy, attached to the Maison Maillard, at 40, rue des Forges in Dijon in Côte-d'Or in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. The vaulted cellar on pillars of the house is listed as a historical monument by decree of November 30, 2009 and replaced by a classification order on August 16, 2011.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Aubriot (Dijon) (FR)

6. Lycée général et technologique Carnot

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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.

Wikipedia: Lycée Carnot (Dijon) (FR)

7. Anti-Robot

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Anti-Robot Marcel Antonisse / Anefo / CC BY-SA 3.0 nl

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.

Wikipedia: Karel Appel (EN)

8. Cathédrale Saint-Bénigne

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Dijon Cathedral, or at greater length 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.

Wikipedia: Dijon Cathedral (EN)

9. Hôtel des Godrans

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The H ô tel des Godrans, or H ô tel Godrans, is a 15th-century mansion with a roof of Burgundy glazed tiles, located in Dijon, Ivory Coast, Burgundy-Franche-Conte. The hotel has been listed as a historical monument since January 13, 1947, and the roof has been listed as a historical monument since October 28, 1941.

Wikipedia: Hôtel_des_Godrans (FR)

10. La Chouette

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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.

Wikipedia: Church of Notre-Dame of Dijon (EN)

11. Cellier de Clairvaux

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Cellier de Clairvaux, Or Petit-Clairvaux, is an original Gothic Citorian wine cellar built by the Clairvaux Monastery in the 13th century at the historic center of Corte-d 'Or Dijon in Franche-Comt é, Burgundy. It is now a city hall and has been listed as a historic monument since 1915, 1917 and 1921.

Wikipedia: Cellier de Clairvaux (FR)

12. Liquid Knowledge

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Liquid Knowledge daryl_mitchell from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada / CC BY-SA 2.0

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.

Wikipedia: Haegue Yang (EN)

13. Divionis Mechanica Fossilia Arman

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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.

Wikipedia: Arman (EN)

14. Statue de Saint-Bernard

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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.

Wikipedia: Monument_Bernard_de_Clairvaux_de_Dijon (FR)

15. Hommage à Jacques Monod

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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.

Wikipedia: Gottfried Honegger (EN)

16. Chapelle des Carmélites

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The chapel of the Carmelites of Dijon is what remains of a former convent of Carmelites of the seventeenth century. It is located in the protected center of Dijon. The façade has been classified as a historical monument since 1910.

Wikipedia: Chapelle des Carmélites de Dijon (FR)

17. Hôtel des Postes

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The Hôtel des Postes de Dijon, today Postes Grangier, is a real estate complex 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.

Wikipedia: Hôtel_des_Postes_de_Dijon (FR)

18. Synagogue de Dijon

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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.

Wikipedia: Synagogue_de_Dijon (FR)

19. Musée de la vie bourguignonne Perrin de Puycousin

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The Perrin de Puikusan Museum of Burgundy Life is a "Museum of Burgundy Ethnology" located at the Bernardin Monastery in Dijon, Ivory Coast, with links to the Dijon Museum of Sacred Art at St Anne's Church in Dijon.

Wikipedia: Musée_de_la_vie_bourguignonne_Perrin_de_Puycousin (FR)

20. Hôtel d'Esterno

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The Hôtel Bouchu de Lessart, later Hôtel d'Esterno is a former mansion, located at No. 1 and No. 3, rue Monge in Dijon, in the French department of Côte-d'Or, in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.

Wikipedia: Hôtel_Bouchu_de_Lessart (FR)

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