The Owl on Notre Dame is where you can make a wish. I made a wish for my daughter and an owl showed up on her patio! He was watching out for her as I asked!
This beautiful piece of history forms part of the owl tour around the magnificent mediaeval town of Dijon, cote d'or. the amazing silence hits you on entering an puts you immediately at peace with the world as you walk around the stained glass wonderment. the history is complemented by descriptive commentary under each artifact on English and French and other... More
We visited several gothic churches while in Europe. This one had a facade unlike any other we have ever seen. There were very slender columns covering much of the front of the church. I've never seen a Catholic church that looked like this. We found many wonderful statues inside the church. Our son loved the tradition of touching the owl... More
We visited this church twice, once as part of he Owl trail and again with a guide doing the Medieval walk. The stained glass is amazing, some is 500 years old. There are frescoes and a Madonna dating to medieval times.
The kids enjoyed following the owl trail which have its figure sculpture in this church as will. The narrow streets around make the place very cosy and gives a feel that you are walking in the Middle Ages times.
We attended mass at Notre Dame. While impressive, we have visited other "Notre Dames" that wowed us more. We did enjoy attending the service. There were folks who held the door open though with a jar for money in their hands--they are beggars not door attendants. The lucky owl is a symbol for the city of Dijon. Our Lady of... More
Absolutely beautiful views from the top. The bell tower is cramped and a bit overrated but nice to see. We felt very unfit walking up the spiral stairs but as I said it is definitely worth it.
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