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Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon

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A very beautiful Cathedral in the middle of Dijon

We took a few minutes, during our walking tour of Dijon, to sit in solitude and reflect on our... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Maioha
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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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Not overly publicised, but this Gothic style Cathedral is a real provincial gem. Do not miss the... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
SoloTogether
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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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Considered a masterpiece of Romanesque art, this abbey church was built in 1007 and features a crypt containing sculptures dating from the eleventh century.
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Pl. St-Benigne, 21000, Dijon, France
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

If you find your way to Dijon and you are into history, then a visit to this cathedral and the extra down to the crypt is worth the visit. Hiding the body under a pig was an ingenious move.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

We took a few minutes, during our walking tour of Dijon, to sit in solitude and reflect on our day's tour and to light a candle in memory of our friends in Sri Lanka. The carved wooden pulpit we sat next to was magnificent. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

As we entered, the organist was filling up the interior of this cathedral with beautiful, striking sounds. Made our visit special. This organist sells his CDs in this cathedral's shop. To some, it might be just another cathedral. However, the crypt, the stained glass and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Denise B
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Not overly publicised, but this Gothic style Cathedral is a real provincial gem. Do not miss the atmospheric Crypt which is simply but, very well presented. The intricacy of the building structure is amazing for the era. Inside it's a large peaceful haven amidst vaulted...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank SoloTogether
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Another must visit of a 'lesser-known' church but worth every minute of looking and enjoying the beautiful architecture of the great years gone by!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

We spent two weeks in France. We were in Paris, Dijon and Lyon. The Cathedral Saint Benigne was my second favorite site to visit after Notre Dame in Paris. It has an old crypt dating back a thousand years and the bones of an early...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank brat0029
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

The inside is peaceful and the decoration impressive. It’s when you get outside and view the steeple that you do wonder just how did they assemble this that long ago?Truly stunning. Just thinking about scaling the steeple ladder makes me weak at the knees. If...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Just walked around while waiting for my next train, and saw this beautiful church in the distance. It was a short 10 minute walk there, and wish I had time to go in!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

As a church-junkie, I really enjoyed this cathedral - visit the crypt from the 11th Century for 2 euros. Nothing spectacular here (well, maybe the transept stained glass windows), but a nicely designed church that has a very good vibe.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jimlockard
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely gothic church with an amazing VI crypt with Romanesque rotunda, which is worth the visit alone.

Date of experience: September 2017
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