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Beautiful with so many places to eat

Lovely area, buzzing with life and activities. The restaurants here are super busy as the food is... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Tammy210
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Abuja, Nigeria
Beautiful old town

Was so pleasantly surprised by the Beauty of this town .. amazing architecture and lovely... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
jandavina
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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Rue Des Forges, 21000, Dijon, France
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Lovely area, buzzing with life and activities. The restaurants here are super busy as the food is good. It is one of those parts that you won't get tired of seeing. It's right in the heart of the city centre so there are many other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tammy210
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Was so pleasantly surprised by the Beauty of this town .. amazing architecture and lovely old Streets to wander along .. photographers delight

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jandavina
Reviewed 10 September 2018

There are actually several cafés in this square as well as a carrosel. But the best part for us was to spend an hour or even two sipping a coffee or a beer and watching the crowd pass by.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank speninosmith
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Nothing more to say: beautiful street. You will think that you have landed here several hundreds years ago (just remove all the smartphones and it is 1650 anno domini)

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank PieterBolinder
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Walking along Rue Des Forges and it's surrounding streets gives you a real feel of the 'old Dijon'. Great retained architecture, from the roofs to the doors just oozes age, commerce and history. The way modern shops and cafes have been mulched into the old...More

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

With many restaurants and cafes in this area, it's a very nice place to sit around and do nothing or eat and eat and drink and be merry!

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank mdns
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Wow! This place was amazing and a must. Old, old buildings that really create the ambience of an old medieval city, this is what one thinks of when picturing old Europe. What Dijon has done in terms of keeping the old buildings and repurposing them...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chip M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Some houses on this street dated back to XIV - XV centuries. Very pleasant walk. Many good looking shops, bakeries, restaurants, etc.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Beautiful original buildings in the French style! Well worth a look and a walk around this part of town. central Dijon. Plenty to see!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Phil E
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Love the smattering of Medieval architecture in the city, mixed with buildings of later centuries. A wonderful city for just wondering and taking in the sights, especially architectural. Dijon is definitely worth a visit for 2-3 days.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SiteGuy
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