We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rue des Forges

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: , 21000 Dijon, France
Improve this listing

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 102 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 58
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Eric V
Add Photo Write a Review

102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London
Level Contributor
24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bridgewater, Canada
Level Contributor
420 reviews
217 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
chicago
Level Contributor
445 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
76 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Los Angeles
Level Contributor
122 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Seoul, South Korea
Level Contributor
78 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
london
Level Contributor
115 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
124 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Travelers who viewed Rue des Forges also viewed

 

Been to Rue des Forges? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Rue des Forges staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?