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Ducal Palace

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Address: Cour de Bar du Palais des Etats | Closed Tuesdays, Dijon, France
Phone Number: 03-80-74-52-70

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Fantastic - but avoid Tuesdays - its closed

Don't do what I did which was try to visit on a tuesday becaue it is closed. This old ducal palace, along with the Owl walk, is a must.....indeed you cannot avoid it. Set among... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2016
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Melbourne, Australia
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La Plata, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

The museum was disappointing. After multiple attempts the receptionist finally found two headsets that worked. The numbers on attractions did not always match with the headset and there really wasn't much there to see and we just were not impressed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Don't do what I did which was try to visit on a tuesday becaue it is closed. This old ducal palace, along with the Owl walk, is a must.....indeed you cannot avoid it. Set among the splendour that is france you will be swept away with the maginificence that was the Ducal power in Burgundy.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

A prime example of the age of royalty and the French revolution. The staircases and high ceilings give a sense of the grandeur of this palace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We loved the building and the artifacts. The audio guide commentary is informative. We added the walk up the Philippe le Bon and a stroll through the Place de Liberation while we were there. A very pleasant overall experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We spent a lovely Sunday afternoon in this area. The palace is interesting, get the audio guide. The day we were there was the weekend of an organ grinders event so every street corner had someone playing music. It added to the feeling of a holiday. The palace has an elevator for those of us who don't do stairs. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This has some amazing rooms and a great staircase. We were lucky enough to go on an open door day and see all the rooms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Very interesting to see it as a building in current use. Beautifully clean, architecturally beautiful and houses interesting exhibits

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

If you like lots of Baroque Rococo-esque décor etc, then you'll happily spend a couple of hours trolling around this elegant location. It's very French (surprise, surprise!) and it proudly exalts those who ruled this fascinating region of France.

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Dubbo, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Fantastic architecture and a beautiful city. Make sure you don't miss this place when you visit Dijon

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Palais des Ducs is a grand group of well preserved Gothic buildings, dating from the 14th to 18th century. It is the main sight in Dijon city and not to be missed. The key buildings are the loggia on Pl. de la Liberation, the ducal kitchens, the tour de Philippe le Bon and the the palace itself which houses... More 

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