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Huge square and wide vistas in the center of the city.

A broad expanse in the middle of the city. Walking into Bellecour Square is somewhat surreal. You are walking the narrow streets and then, boom, you are in a vast square... read more

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Kapolei, Hawaii
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

A broad expanse in the middle of the city. Walking into Bellecour Square is somewhat surreal. You are walking the narrow streets and then, boom, you are in a vast square surrounded by a bustling city filled with shops, restaurants, and tourists too.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Place Bellecour is very centrally located and most Lyon tourists will visit it, as the main Lyon tourist office is located on the square. The square is bounded by well restored and elegant building, and from the center of the square, you have nice views of the Fourvière Hill and Basilique de Fourvière.

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Attica, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Constructed to fit Napoleon's army, it is a plaza you will come across most probably even if not meant to.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see in Lyon, very centrally located, beautiful architecture & close to all other major attractions in Lyon.

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Eastport, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bounded by rows of elegant five- and six-story buildings housing shops on the ground floor and offices and apartments above, this vast space is perfect for a stroll, a cool drink in an open-air cafe, a visit to the Tourism Office in the southeast corner of the square, or participating in a rally or a parade. There's a children's park... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Open space with shops around and toilets. Views of the Basilique on the hill. Coffee shops and ice cream available.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is located at the centre of Lyon, an empty square to relax, enjoy the French life, with live music being performed, with a beer in hand makes it unbeatable... Its close to the shopping street, to river Rhone and Soane and to the Funicular train...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not really sure what else to add. I walked through about three times on total. One time there was an event on which worked well in the space and would recommend if there was something on. Otherwise....it's a big square for events, if nothing is on there really isn't much to see. It is a good place to find... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved getting pretty little bites to eat and sitting in the Place Bellecour on many a sunny day in the heart of Lyon. Nearby are old-world artisan shops, a range of high to medium-end clothing shops, and fabulous people-watching. It is the place to go when in Lyon.

Thank Janice K
Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Place Bellecour is the center of the city, to see historical places, make some shopping, drink coffee and sightseeing. Nice enviroment

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