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Address: Dijon, France

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Lovely old town street and shops

One of the stunning sites of Dijon. You drink, eat and talk on terraces within a medieval atmosphere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Nice medieval street, mostly original. Certainly not the most interesting medieval area I have visited in Europe, but then Dijon is very small! Fairly atmospheric.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

One of the stunning sites of Dijon. You drink, eat and talk on terraces within a medieval atmosphere.

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Bridgewater, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Amazing to see the buildings in this area, some 400-500 years old. Hard to imagine many of them have survived to this day thru weather, time, and war. A testament to the solid construction used many years ago and the styles still stand the test time. Simply incredible and absolutely worth a visit. Highly recommended.

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chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

For sections of old cities to have survived the ravages of time and war and still survive today is a miracle and a blessing. Walking thru this area gives you chills as you realize you are walking down streets and viewing structures in the same way that people did 500 years ago. For a bigger city like Dijon-this is a... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My daughters and I shared our first Kir at the restaurant in this building. Sat outside on a cool October day and enjoyed the view, the fountain, the people and the Kir.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We walked through the street as part of the Owl Trail, it is lovely to see the old houses preserved so that we and our children can see how things were built years ago. It is quaint and all the different architecture is amazing. Worth a walk through.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

One of the most evocative cities in France and surely the most under-appreciated. The old town with its timbered walls is super - 100's of buildings, large and small dating from Medieval times, some still used as they were more than 500 years ago.

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

As old friend is good, the old town looks very nice. Unfortunately, my country renovates so many things. It's hard to find the old style buildings or streets in Korea. I hope my country governors learn from here how to preserve the old traditions. A street market was held when we visited. I didn't know what people were buying, it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is a beautiful little street with really well preserved original houses. We enjoyed the architecture very much.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Part of the Owls trail and full of old timber framed buildings, some with elaborately decorated windows and traditional Burgundian tiled roofs.

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Address: Dijon, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Burgundy  >  Cote d'Or  >  Dijon

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