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Cathedrale Saint-Benigne (Dijon Cathedral)

Pl. St-Benigne, Dijon, France
+33 3 80 30 39 33
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Obligation mass on Sunday

perfect place if you participate in the Church and are interested in seeing century old monuments... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2016
stevenQ8110RK
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Thane, India
Wow!!

This cathedral has so much it would take an hour to describe. Almost missed the interior, as the... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2016
weji13
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Colbert, Georgia
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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Pl. St-Benigne, Dijon, France
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+33 3 80 30 39 33
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

perfect place if you participate in the Church and are interested in seeing century old monuments with a history behind it

Thank stevenQ8110RK
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This cathedral has so much it would take an hour to describe. Almost missed the interior, as the doors do not have doorknobs. But all you have to do is push the door open to get in. Especially impressive is the organ (rear of the...More

Thank weji13
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

There's no doubt that this cathedral is a stunning piece of architecture and dedication to all those who participated in building it. My only complaint with this and of the European cathedrals is that it breaks my heart that so many citizens we're so poor...More

Thank hodomann
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The cathedrale is no longer a place of worship but was converted into a theater in l974. Bossuet was born in 1627 near the cathedral. The cathedral has a massive organ and striking architecture. There are also various art works on display inside the cathedral....More

Thank wwjd1947
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

As cathedrals go I would rate this one as distinctly average when compared with many others throughout Europe. By comparison the interior is rather lacking in historical and religious artefacts and the most striking feature (and a rather unique one?) is the number of grand...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Couldn't visit Dijon without having a look round the cathedral. Simply stunning with some fabulous art and sculptures.

Thank EddieRidgeon
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This has a great interior with a number of statues. The alter is beautiful, the organ is large. Wondering about the number of non stained glass window, we heard that the monks broke them pre revolution times in order to let more light in. The...More

Thank jim t
Reviewed 1 April 2016

if you admire the arts of architecture and churches, than have a look into that and do not miss to visit the the crypte

Thank Daniela R
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Visually stunning and worth a visit if in the Dijon area. The church is now used as a concert hall, but the aesthetics are preserved just it was back in the 12th century. Love looking at old architecture & this does not leave you disappointed...More

Thank mecopapd35
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This cathedral definitely takes one back in time. It is full of arches and design work that only very skilled craftsman could create. The windows seem to be original and there is that middle ages feel to the entire cathedral. Those who appreciate history will...More

Thank Chris B
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