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A nice walk and powerful sculptures

The path to the former Chartreuse is marked as one of the Owl paths. It was a bit difficult to... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
hrsch
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Madison, Wisconsin
A not-to-be-missed sight in Dijon!

If you have even only one day in Dijon, don't skip a visit to this partially ruined former... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Kevin S
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Dec 21, 2017
“A nice walk and powerful sculptures”
Jun 18, 2017
“Be prepared for the long walk (and the chapel is closed)”
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The path to the former Chartreuse is marked as one of the Owl paths. It was a bit difficult to follow in places, perhaps because some of the owl plaques have come loose. However it is well worth the effort if you enjoy art. The...More

1  Thank hrsch
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Interesting remains of a mediaeval palace situated in the grounds of a hospital complex. It's one of the offshoots of the owl's trail through the arquebus gardens, but be prepared for the very long walk to get there. It's well posted. Nip up to the...More

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 2 October 2016

If you have even only one day in Dijon, don't skip a visit to this partially ruined former monastery. In addition to its lovely, hilly and green setting, there is a small chapel, the portal of which retains its fine statuary from the 1390s, including...More

1  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is an amazing work by an early northern renaissance master. In fact, it requires you to rethink the entire genesis of the renaissance;there must have been much more cross-fertilization between the northern and southern Europe than previously allowed.For fans of renaissance art this is...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Well worth the 5 minute bike ride from the centre of town. Very helpful ticket sales lady. You must also visit the chapel and the ducal tombs in the art museum to understand the whole idea behind the Chartruse.

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

To see this statue, you have to pay 3.5€. We initially thought it was like a sort of tomb, with a great hall and Moses's tomb. We walked 30 minutes (from the old town) to get there and visit "Moses's Tomb" which is actually only...More

Thank AnamariaLupu
Reviewed 16 September 2015

It's about a 15-minute walk from the train station, along a major street clogged with trucks: unpleasant. You get to the grounds of the hospital, built on the site of the former Chartreuse abbey. In a courtyard, with a protective wooden and glass structure, you...More

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