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Ducal Palace

Address: Cour de Bar du Palais des Etats, Dijon, France
Phone Number: 03-80-74-52-70
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Ranked #9 of 22 Attractions in Dijon
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums

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Bendigo, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Entrance is obscured - but worth it when you arrive. Museums are free in Dijon, and this was a worthwhile one to visit. Don't forget to look around at the actual palace - not just the museum pieces.

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Toulouse, France
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is a beautiful example of a classical royal palace with some Gothic parts. It has free entry and is really worth a visit.

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

You must go and listen to the audio guide. The explanations are so well done and add so much to the tour.

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Austin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

the palace and the artworks and history of the place were fascinating. Please plan to include this in your stay in Dijon if you're interested in the region!

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Zurich
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89 reviews 89 reviews
31 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

At the heart of Dijon is the ducal palace that contains a museum/art gallery that's well worth a couple of hours. It includes some magnificent tombs, arms and armour, and a nice set of art galleries. For some reason it was free the day we chose to go, but it was still surprisingly quiet.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
64 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A lot of great paintings by well known or less well known artists. The tombs are incredible, and the Dukes's history is fascinating. I wish there was more about it, actually!

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Ottawa, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

A visit here gives one a glimpse into the splendour and opulence of the Dukes of Bourgogne. Paintings and magnificent tombs require some time to truly appreciate their history. Unfortunately, we were short on time so did not have this luxury. However, definitely worth a visit no matter how rushed.

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New York City, New York
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91 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

The Dukes put Dijon on the map and had some nice digs made fore themselves. Equally impressive on both inside and out. The palace is great for photographers. Worth a visit.

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Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

Very surprised.. We didn't expect such an amazing palace. The squire in front of it full of restaurants and cafes which we had our lunch there.. And the kids enjoyed running between the water fountains in the middle of the squire.

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Tilbury, Canada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
29 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

Much work on streets and around the palace but glad we checked it out. Interesting building and square as well as all the surrounding streets. Maintenance must be done and it will be beautiful when they are done as its looking very good already

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