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Very quaint

If you are going to sit a watch the world go by you will be great company here it is THE place for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mike J
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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
Townhouses

Dijon has over 200 historical monuments. In the Rue des Forges, the facades of a couple of nice... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Peter D
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Rue Des Forges, 21000, Dijon, France
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Reviewed yesterday

If you are going to sit a watch the world go by you will be great company here it is THE place for an early evening drink and people watching.

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Dijon has over 200 historical monuments. In the Rue des Forges, the facades of a couple of nice townhouses (hôtel particulier) can be found. Very touristic street, all about shopping.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 11 June 2017

It's the historic heart to the town and a wonderful spot for photos. Sit near the carousel and have a crepe. They're very good. It's picturesque, mostly clean and feels safe. Lots of interesting shops to explore and buildings to see.

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This was very interesting, but very touristy. I preferred walking around the more quiet streets. It was nice to see the carousel still working.

Thank shelkel18
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This street is a must when visiting Dijon. Its facades are very old yet exceptionally well-preserved. Its western terminus ends up at the famed Gustave Eiffel Carousel merry-go-round. A more lively place. especially during the market, would be hard to find. Great great people-watching and...More

2  Thank zebecToronto
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Collection of three or so buildings that are architecturally interesting. Hotel Aubriot from the 13th century , Maison Maillard , built for the mayor of Dijon in 1560 and Hotel Chambellan, a lodging for Henri Chambellan. Some fancy stone work on the latter.

1  Thank tezpil
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This street is a must-visit of the Dijon's Old Town! It's a pedestrian area with lots of authentic restaurants.

Thank AnamariaLupu
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This picturesque street runs from the Place Francois Rude past the Notre-Dame Church to Rue Verrerie in the center of Dijon. The street is known for its many (clothing) boutiques and shops but also house some remarkable historical buildings. The Tourist Office is situated at...More

2  Thank T-Bird1974
Reviewed 13 July 2016

What a wonderful place to explore and take in all the varieties of culture and tastes in Dijon. I was particularly happy to visit the MAILLE store and was greeted with a wide range of samples of pumped mustard - delicious! I would recommend Dijon...More

4  Thank Graham S
Reviewed 8 July 2016

For Happy Hour, beyond the place of Liberation, it is an excellent place to relax, drink and eat. It has a wine shop named Nicolas where good wine with great cost-benefit.

1  Thank Flavio L
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