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Ducal Palace

2 Cour de Bar | Closed Tuesdays, 21000, Dijon, France
+33 3 80 74 52 70
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Vast possessions

Enormous structure, also the home of the museum of the fine arts. Mix of different styles, from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter D
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Antwerp, Belgium
Wonderful History!

This palace was a wonderful look at the history of Burgundy. We were part of a tour group and had... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
LFS517
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Lakewood, Colorado
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“free entry” (2 reviews)
“wealth” (3 reviews)
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2 Cour de Bar | Closed Tuesdays, 21000, Dijon, France
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+33 3 80 74 52 70
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enormous structure, also the home of the museum of the fine arts. Mix of different styles, from the baroque to medieval elements. In the 15th century, the House of Burgundy was one of the leading houses in the world with vast possessions, including Flanders and...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This palace was a wonderful look at the history of Burgundy. We were part of a tour group and had an excellent guide who explained the story of the Dukes on Burgundy as we visited each room. The artifacts, statues, art work, etc. were very...More

Thank LFS517
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Free entry .,but make sure the rooms you want to see are open. A great deal of work is going on in the interior of the Palace.and some rooms were closed.when we visited. I took a group of 25 adults to see the tombs of...More

3  Thank jeanann1485
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Wonderful history and ability to see the elegance of Burgundy Dukes. Splendid architecture, evidence of the wealth and power of the Dukes.

Thank CharlesA
Reviewed 11 June 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.

Thank Candice K
Reviewed 25 April 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...More

2  Thank Grant T
Reviewed 10 February 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.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 18 October 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.

1  Thank pepelepew848
Reviewed 7 October 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...More

2  Thank Eva H
Reviewed 23 September 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.

Thank happygirl20
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