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Address: 69001 Lyon, France
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Activities: Nightlife
Description: This public square, lit up at night by a beautiful 19th-century fountain...
This public square, lit up at night by a beautiful 19th-century fountain, is always crowded in the evenings.
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Stunning fountain

This is a must go to if in Lyon. It is a spectacular square with a very attractive fountain and a wonderful statue by Bartholdi. Beautifully kept, highly photogenic. Gathering... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Stirling, United Kingdom

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Old Colwyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Amazing sculptor- a beautiful piece to photograph and in a big square-truly magnificent. A must see night and day.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a must go to if in Lyon. It is a spectacular square with a very attractive fountain and a wonderful statue by Bartholdi. Beautifully kept, highly photogenic. Gathering place for locals.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful Square in the heart of Lyon . The statue in the center is superb, and it reminds me of a miniature Piazza Navonna. Don't miss it and the wonderful cafes that surround it

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This is a truely wonderful fountain and monument. It must be right up there and perhaps for me the best ever. At night it is particularly inspiring and wondrous. The French designers if this period were so creative and incorporate the fun factor. This fountain has charging horses that somehow breathe steam from their nostrils.fantastic!

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Goa, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Beautiful square with a large horses statue made by Bartholdi who designed the Statue of Liberty in New York.the square is surrounded by the Palais St Pierre housing the Beaux Arts Museum, the Hotel de Ville(City hall) and beautiful private residences.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a beautiful square in Lyon. The fountain in the centre is spectacular with its wonderfully sculpted horses and the square is flanked on all sides by magnificent buildings, including Hotel de Ville and Musee des Beaux Arts. There are many eating places and it is obviously a gathering place for locals and tourists alike.

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Beaurainville, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A beautiful square in the heart of the city with an amazing fountain and views of the hotel de ville and musée des beaux arts.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This square was by my hotel and so found myself there most evenings. There are a good number of restaurants, cafes and ice-cream parlors there to keep everyone happy. Nice place to watch to world go by as well as seeing the beautiful fountain (with smoke coming out the horses noses!). One of the evenings there was a dance class... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A part of the World Heritage Site circuit, this beautiful square its one of the main points of the city for rendezvous and gatherings. Just in front of the Lyon City Hall, its a place thats very lively during the day and beautifully illuminated during the night. An interesting place to visit, specially its fountain.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Impressive fountain , several places to sit & enjoy a drink with views of Musee Beaux Arts & Hotel De Ville

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Address: 69001 Lyon, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Terreaux - Bat D'argent

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