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Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste

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Address: 70 rue St. Jean, Lyon, France
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+33 4 78 54 76 21
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Sat 08:15 - 19:00
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A 12th-century Gothic cathedral with impressive stained-glass windows.

A 12th-century Gothic cathedral with impressive stained-glass windows.

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Great location. Beautiful stained glass windows. Lovely chapels in the Cathedral. There is a great courtyard area at the entryway where one may take in the sun and people watch. A... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Yuma, Arizona
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Yuma, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location. Beautiful stained glass windows. Lovely chapels in the Cathedral. There is a great courtyard area at the entryway where one may take in the sun and people watch. A cafe where locals visit is just off to the side of the church. On our second visit to that cafe that day we sat and played checkers as we... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Can visit if someone has time. Its really nearby to other attractions so can be visited in quick times.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place to have a quiet look around amitst the hussle and bussle of the city. The squire in front of the cahedral is also nice.

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Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another really great Cathedral in France. Lyon is a beautiful place and you wouldn't expect any less from a Cathedral.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

A beautiful church to visit in the heart of Lyon. Beautiful architecture and great artwork. A nice stop while visiting historic Lyon

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Treviso, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Cathedral Saint Jean Batptique is a very nice church close to the centre of Lyon. The has a solid structure with huge columns. Unfortunately the astronomical clock of the cathedral did not work. This was a pity. Anyway, I suggest a visit at the Cathedral , it is worthy! ps: the location around the church is very nice as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a beautiful cathedral in the middle of the old city of Lyon. Very nice from outside and inside.

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Montseret, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

You will love this place as you do all French cathedrals if that's your thing, like it is for me. It's a very stylised place, old and classical in its inspiration.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

The view from the Cathedral is amazing. The Cathedral itself is imposing and looking better on a cloudy day than in the sun: the seriousness of it comes across. It is a solid structure, no futile decorations. One could consider it stern but, in reality, it reaches its scope just by being there: it makes one think. All in all,... More 

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Even if you're not Catholic, check it out. Fun ride in the funicular, incredible view overlooking Lyon and the two rivers. Inside - extraordinary mosaic walls. Even if your vacation threatends to become ABC (another bloody church), make an exception for this one. Easy walk to the Roman theaters.

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