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This squat 14th-century tower once served as a prison.

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Nearby Dijon attractions

1. Musée des Beaux-Arts

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Nearing the end of a nine-year renovation, these sprawling galleries in Dijon's monumental Palais des Ducs are works of art in themselves and constitute…

2. Hôtel de Ville

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Dijon's town hall sits smack in the middle of the Palais des Ducs et des États de Bourgogne.

3. Tour Philippe le Bon

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Adjacent to the ducal palace, this 46m-high, mid-15th-century tower affords fantastic views over the city. On a clear day you can see all the way to Mont…

5. Hôtel de Vogüé

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Behind Église Notre Dame, the 17th-century Hôtel de Vogüé is renowned for the ornate carvings around the arches of its exquisitely proportioned…

6. Musée Magnin

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In 1938, art collectors Jeanne and Maurice Magnin turned their historic townhouse over to the state to display, in perpetuity, the excellent collection…

7. Maison Millière

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Figures of an owl and a cat perch high atop the roof of the 15th-century Maison Millière, which was a setting in the 1990 film Cyrano de Bergerac with…

8. Rue de la Chouette

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Around the north side of Église Notre Dame, this street is named after the small stone owl (chouette) carved into the exterior corner of the chapel…