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Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste

70 rue Saint Jean, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 54 76 21
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A 12th-century Gothic cathedral with impressive stained-glass windows.
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70 rue Saint Jean, 69005, Lyon, France
Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
+33 4 78 54 76 21
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Placed in the old town, this is a very nice example of romantic style, with some influences of early gothic elements both inside and outside the Cathedral. It is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Luigi C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Don't miss the famous clock inside. Try to get there just before the hour so you can see it do it's special things!!!

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 30 June 2017

the free tour was excellent..the guide was Dutch but knew so much ..had funny things to tell as well as history..reserve in advance

Thank raenette
Reviewed 27 June 2017

In this city of churches, this church is definitely one to see. The architecture, stained glass, and artwork are wonderful. The cathedral sits at the base of Fourviere hill in the very old section of Lyon. The walk to it from the river is very...More

Thank DrDee2014
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Situated at the base of Fourviere hill. You can see a lot of sculptures and paintings . This Gothic Cathedral has amazing Astronomical Clock. The neighborhood is good.

Thank DilipKeshary
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The easy to find cathedral is at the base of Fourviere Hill. Less elaborate than the Basilica, (built in a different era), this is a good place to go first. Check for the Camino de Santiago symbol in the pavement in front of the church...More

Thank Jacqueline T
Reviewed 19 June 2017

by entering this cathedral you will enjoy the serenity of the place and you will see plenty of sculpture and big paintings.

Thank Georges A
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Walking into this cathedral ensures a trip into history. Henry the 4th was married to Marie de Medicis here. Remnants of Louis the IXth were placed here after he had died during the crusades. There is an incredible astronomical clock in the church as well...More

Thank Gamine1949
Reviewed 18 June 2017

amazing paintings, artwork and spectacular city views, the climb on foot is steep, you can drive from the rear, but the effort of the climb is well rewarded.

Thank Bob E
Reviewed 18 June 2017

In this lovely city this is one of the things to see. Very interesting and such a nice walk on the inside. Love the neighbourhood and the city. Think we didnt pay any entrance.

Thank andrezstar
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