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Dijon's past is still alive

As old friend is good, the old town looks very nice. Unfortunately, my country renovates so many... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2014
gugongee
,
Seoul, South Korea
Well preserved street with original houses

This is a beautiful little street with really well preserved original houses. We enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2014
Doris168
,
london
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“old town” (9 reviews)
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Rue Des Forges, 21000, Dijon, France
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Reviewed 3 October 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...More

1  Thank gugongee
Reviewed 19 July 2014

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

3  Thank Doris168
Reviewed 1 July 2014

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

3  Thank Nan90
Reviewed 15 June 2014

For sure if you go to Dijon, schedule 1/2 day for enjoying the street and the surrounding. Shopping sightseeing and just relaxing. Don't hesitate getting lost in small streets next to this one, passing from a street to another one through a building. After all...More

4  Thank 777777Nicolas7777777
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We were staying in the Ibis Dijon Gare, about a 15 minute walk from this area. The street is very popular with visitors and shoppers, very level for wheelchair users. There are a lot of very interesting buildings but at the time we were there...More

2  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 21 December 2013

From the train station, The Rue des Forges is an easy fifteen minute walk over flat terrain. It is a lovely area of old timbered houses, quaint shops, and cobblestone. It is a gem for historians and those who love photography. The street marks the...More

15  Thank mbc421
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Strolling through Dijon old town is quite an experience. I wandered around from streets to streets early in the morning when there is not much crowd. I love the peaceful feeling and enjoy many wonderful old buildings every where I look. Definitely a destination that...More

6  Thank piyawadee11
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Circulating through the historic centre of Dijon is time travel. Beautiful very well-preserved buildings provide a special charm to visitors.

3  Thank Gilberto934
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Wow, was enlighted, luxurious, pleasure, check what happens so many years ago and how they lived at that time. It is a journey to the past.

1  Thank Karla D
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Historic and beautiful part of the ancient city. It's a must for photographers and history fans. We are all lucky that Dijon was spared by the ravages of war through the centuries. And it's free!

2  Thank Mike N
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