Place des Terreaux
Place des Terreaux
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This public square, lit up at night by a beautiful 19th-century fountain, is always crowded in the evenings.
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The area
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Neighbourhood: Griffon - Royale
How to get there
  • Hôtel de Ville - Louis Pradel • 3 min walk
  • Croix-Paquet • 6 min walk
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StanBrynmawr
Brynmawr, UK722 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Lovely square in the north of the Confluence. Surrounded by large buildings, has fountain as the main focal point, but don't miss the museum des arts opposite the fountain, and grab a drink at the many bars.
Written 19 June 2024
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knowsnyc
497 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
I admit I was hoping for more lighting to augment the beauty of the square. The city hall is striking. And the fountain, that was too expensive for the French city for which it was intended, was large and dramatic!
Written 8 May 2024
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Alien W
832 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
I think this is a must-see square of the Lyon city. Not very large but it is very nice and worth looking.
Written 5 September 2023
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Kalkan White
Kalkan, Türkiye11,098 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
With the Hotel Du Ville at one end, this grand square is a must visit in Lyon.
Interesting fountain & beautiful architecture.
Written 10 August 2023
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Terry M
Hamilton, Canada4,896 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
The square has a fine fountain, the city hall and the fine arts museum, all stunning achievements in their own right. It is large. A night time visit is also rewarding.
Written 2 November 2022
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The Weak Knee Traveler
Singapore, Singapore12,841 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Solo
This is a nice square with a number of beautiful buildings as well as a beautifully sculpted fountain. It was also the meeting point for walking tours. Recommended to visit at night as well.
Written 26 December 2020
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Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia49,170 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
Place des Terreaux is a lovely large square. It is surrounded by some wonderful buildings and these include the Hotel de Ville and the Musee des Beaux Arts de Lyon. In the centre there is a stunning fountain with a bronze sculpture. There are many restaurants, cafes and other stores in the vicinity. Worth visiting.
Written 2 August 2020
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Jurgen B
Brussels, Belgium2,850 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2020
You can't miss it, can't not pass is, can"t not see it, so it doesn't need a review. But I still want to say it's absolutely lovely a spot.
Written 26 June 2020
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Olivier B
Nogent-sur-Marne, France75 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
Beautiful place surrounded with beautiful buildings but there are still too many cars and ongoing renovation works.
Written 11 March 2020
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tinaNtravel
San Jose, CA1,973 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
The square contains a large statue, some beautiful buildings and a museum. Unfortunately, most of the square was fenced off when I was visiting.
Written 26 December 2019
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