Chartreuse de Champmol et Puits de Moise

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8 / 10

4 expert reviews

“This famous grouping of six Old Testament figures, carved from 1395 to 1405 by court sculptor Claus Sluter and his nephew Claus de Werve, is on the grounds of a psychiatric hospital.”

– Lonely Planet

Fodor's Fodor's
"All that remains of this former charter house... are the exuberant 15th-century church porch and the Puits de Moïse (Well of Moses), one of the greatest examples of late-medieval sculpture." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Although the fancy tombs of the dukes of Burgundy are in what is now the Musée des Beaux-Arts, their bodies are actually buried in this charterhouse at the western edge of Dijon." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
1 Star
"Two pieces by the sculptor, Claus Sluter, "sculptor to the Dukes", hailing from Haarlem: the chapel portal and the famous Well of Moses, with its prophets, which is outstanding in its realism. " Full review