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


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Explore interesting sights in Dijon, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 23 sights are available in Dijon, France.

Sightseeing Tours in Dijon

1. Église Sainte-Anne

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The Church of St. Anne of Dijon is a circular church with a green-grey copper dome of the 18th century Baroque style dedicated to St. Anne, associated with the monastery of the Bernardines of Dijon of the 17th century. It is located on Rue Sainte-Anne, in the backed center of Dijon. The church has been listed as a historic monument since 1945. It houses the Dijon Museum of Sacred Art, inaugurated in 1980, and the monastery houses the Perrin Burgundian Life Museum in Puycousin 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. Puits de Moïse

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The Well of Moses is a monumental sculpture recognised as the masterpiece of the Dutch artist Claus Sluter (1340–1405–06), assisted by his nephew Claus de Werve. It was executed by Sluter and his workshop in 1395–1403 for the Carthusian monastery of Chartreuse de Champmol built as a burial site by the Burgundian Duke Philip the Bold just outside the Burgundian capital of Dijon, now in France.

Wikipedia: Well of Moses (EN)

4. Chapelle Saint-Jean le Théologien

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The Chapel of Saint John the Theologian or Chapel of the Maladière is a place of worship dedicated to Orthodox Christianity located in Dijon in the Côte-d'Or in Burgundy-Franche-Comté. Since December 1977, this chapel belongs to the Coptic Orthodox community, celebrating the liturgy of the Patriarchate of Alexandria. The monument is listed as historical monuments by order of 16 January 1947.

Wikipedia: Chapelle de la Maladière de Dijon (FR)

5. 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)

6. Chapelle des Climats

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The large chapel is located in the old Dijon general hospital. Built from the 16th century as the Hospital Salle of the Hospital, it was repeatedly revised to become a chapel from 1843 to 2015, the date of its execration. It now serves as an exhibition hall within the International City of Gastronomy and Wine. Its facade and its interior are classified as historic monuments.

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

7. Lycée général et technologique Carnot

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The Lycée Carnot is a local public educational institution located in Dijon, France, inaugurated on 31 July 1893. It is the oldest high school in Dijon, created in 1802 as the Lycée impérial, on the premises of the current location of the Marcelle-Pardé college and the most important high school for preparatory classes for the grandes écoles of the Dijon academy.

Wikipedia: Lycée Carnot (Dijon) (FR)

8. Hôtel Aubriot

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The Hôtel Aubriot is a thirteenth-century mansion with a roof made of glazed Burgundy tiles, adjoining 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 was listed as a historical monument by decree of 30 November 2009 and replaced by a classification order on 16 August 2011.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Aubriot (Dijon) (FR)

9. Cité internationale de la gastronomie et du vin

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The International City of Gastronomy and Wine (CIGV) of Dijon is one of the cities of gastronomy, located on the site of the former General Hospital of Dijon. Its mission is to enhance both the gourmet meal of the French and the "climates" of the Burgundian vineyard, both listed as a UNESCO World Heritage. The complex was inaugurated on May 6, 2022.

Wikipedia: Cité internationale de la gastronomie et du vin (FR), Website

10. 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)

11. Cellier de Clairvaux

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The Cellier of Clairvaux or Petit-Clairvaux is a Cistercian pantry of primitive Gothic style, founded by the Abbey of Clairvaux in the 13th century, in the historic centre of Dijon in the Côte-d'Or in Burgundy-Franche-Comté. Current municipal hall, it has been listed as historic monuments since 1915, 1917, and 1921.

Wikipedia: Cellier de Clairvaux (FR)

12. Cathédrale Saint-Bénigne

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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.

Wikipedia: Dijon Cathedral (EN)

13. 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)

14. Liquid Knowledge

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Liquid Knowledgedaryl_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)

15. Divionis Mechanica Fossilia Arman

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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.

Wikipedia: Arman (EN)

16. Hôtel des Godrans

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The Hôtel des Godrans or Hôtel Godran is a fifteenth-century mansion with a glazed Burgundy tile roof in Dijon in Côte-d'Or in Bourgogne-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.

Wikipedia: Hôtel des Godrans (FR)

17. Statue de Saint-Bernard

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The Bernard de Clairvaux de Dijon monument is a memorial from 1847, of the Dijon sculptor François Jouffroy, in memory of the church man, statesman, preacher, Dijon speaker Saint Bernard de Clairvaux, place Saint-Bernard, in Dijon, in Côte-d'Or in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Wikipedia: Monument_Bernard_de_Clairvaux_de_Dijon (FR)

18. 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)

19. Darcy Square

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Darcy Square This photo was taken by Eusebius (Guillaume Piolle).Feel free to reuse it, but always credit me as the author as specified below. / CC BY 3.0

Darcy Garden or Darcy Square is a 19th century neo-Renaissance public garden in Darcy Square, in the centre of Dijon in the Côte-d'Or. It is dedicated to the hydraulic engineer Henry Darcy (1803-1858) and listed as a historic monument since 2015.

Wikipedia: Jardin_Darcy (FR)

20. Musée de la vie bourguignonne Perrin de Puycousin

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The Museum of Burgundian Life Perrin of Puycousin is a "Burgundian ethnological museum" hosted in the Bernardines monastery in Dijon in Côte-d'Or and associated with the Museum of Sacred Art of Dijon of the Sainte-Anne church in Dijon.

Wikipedia: Musée de la vie bourguignonne Perrin de Puycousin (FR), Website

21. Hôtel des Postes

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The Dijon Post Hotel, 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 Bruses and 2-10 rue Jean-Renaud in Dijon.

Wikipedia: Hôtel des Postes de Dijon (FR)

22. Chapelle des Carmélites

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The chapel of the Carmelites of Dijon is what remains of an ancient seven -century carmelite convent. It is located in the saved center of Dijon. The facade has been classified as historic monuments since 1910.

Wikipedia: Chapelle des Carmélites de Dijon (FR)

23. Synagogue de Dijon

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The Dijon Synagogue is a synagogue located in Dijon, in the Côte-d'Or department of France. It is fully listed in the Supplementary Inventory of Historic Monuments by prefectural decree of 15 March 1989.

Wikipedia: Synagogue de Dijon (FR)


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