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Dijon Center Town : Place du Bareuzai (F.Rude)
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Town Center of Dijon (Crossroad between François Rude and Oderbert Street)
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Town center of Dijon : Rue des Forges
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Chambellan Hotel (Historical Place from Dijon)
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Chambellan Hotel (Historical Place from Dijon)
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Chambellan Hotel of Dijon (Historical Place from Dijon : Main Room)
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City Hall of Dijon : Apollon Room
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City Hall of Dijon : Overview of the town from Tour Philippe le Bon
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Dijon City Hall : Ducale Kitchen
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Hôtel de ville de Dijon : Salle des Etats (City Hall)
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City Hall of Dijon : Honor Court
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Place de la Liberation : Artificial Ice Skating Platform in Dijon
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Place de la Liberation at sunset (Dijon)
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Sunrise from a bench in Montmartre
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Santiago de Compostela - holiday Apostol
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Pont de Bir Hakeim by Night
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Montmartre Sunrise
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Alf Leila wa Leila Sunset
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black-headed gull
Ricardo Cambón
Santiago de Compostela - Praza da Quintana
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Montmartre's Caroussel
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Pohled ze střechy meteorologické stanice na Lysé hoře
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Montmartre's Caroussel
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Transhumance, Certara, Switzerland
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The Church of Adolf Fredrik
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Bretagne-Blancey Hotel (Historical Place from Dijon)
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Las Vegas Bellagio Hotel Chinese Garden
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Place de la Liberation at sunset (Dijon)
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Public Garden of Arquebuse (Dijon)
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Town center of Dijon : Rue des Forges
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Dijon City Hall : Ducale Kitchen
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Saint-Benigne Cathedral of Dijon : Altar
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Chambellan Hotel (Historical Place from Dijon)
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Spa Le Jardin des Vertus : Bath Relaxing Room
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Spa Le Jardin des Vertus : Aladdin Massage Room
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Samerey Hotel (Historical Place from Dijon)
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Spa Le Jardin des Vertus : Entrance Room
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