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Hotel de Ville

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Address: 1, place de la Comedie, 69205 Lyon, France
Phone Number: 04 72 10 30 30
Description: Lyon's city hall, with its tall clock tower and blue-domed pavilions...
Lyon's city hall, with its tall clock tower and blue-domed pavilions, fulfills the French tradition of dignified government buildings.
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Impressive Building

Although only viewed from the outside, the Hotel de Ville, or Town Hall is a very impressive building and sits opposite the Theatre which has had a domed roof installed on top of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Solihull, United Kingdom

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Although only viewed from the outside, the Hotel de Ville, or Town Hall is a very impressive building and sits opposite the Theatre which has had a domed roof installed on top of its otherwise attractive facade.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

this is a spectacular 17th century building right on the main square that everybody has to take several pictures of. We tried to go inside to look around but was stopped by a guard who said we had to go over to the main Visitors Center (about 5 miles away) and get tickets to get in. We went but were... More 

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Fiddletown, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We attended an event at the city hall and in the main hall. The artwork, gold gilding, chandeliers, and tapestries were amazing. Few get to see the insides of the building.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We were fortunate to visit during the Rose Festival in May and the courtyard was filled with roses. The entry halls had beautiful floral art designs using real roses. The outside is quite magnificent and ornate, trimmed in gold. Notice the round face in the opening above the clock. He is like the man in the moon.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Beautiful architecture well worth going to see. We had surprisingly warm and sunny weather for the time of year which only helped make everything seem beautiful!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Where I am staying is literally at the back door of this magnificent building, so to get anywhere I pass it. And everytime I have to look and review - it is splendid and the square is a hive of activity (with awesome fountain). You won't be able to miss stumbling across this façade when in Lyon.

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Waterloo, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Located in Place Terreaux fronted by LA fountains Bartholdi. A grand structure to view but no tours inside.

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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

This is a magnificent building and right in the centre of town. Sit on the other side of the square and look across and admire the building.

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Castiglione Delle Stiviere, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Architecturally speaking, the building is very beautiful and it dominates the square.It has a lot of details and it's nice to sit on a fountain accross and look at it.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I was lucky to be able to visit during a journée du patromoine, it was crowded but really impressive.

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Address: Address: 1, place de la Comedie, 69205 Lyon, France
Phone Number: 04 72 10 30 30
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon

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