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“Worth a Visit.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Place des Terreaux

Place des Terreaux
69001 Lyon, France (Terreaux - Bat D'argent)
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Ranked #19 of 69 Attractions in Lyon
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Nightlife
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Owner description: This public square, lit up at night by a beautiful 19th-century fountain, is always crowded in the evenings.
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Worth a Visit.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

We were there at the start of the Biennialle parade and it was very interesting to see the various groups assembling prior to the parade. The fountain was stunning especially the steam coming out of the horses' nostrils!

Visited September 2012
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“Dramatic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

The Hotel Du Ville and the foutnain are very dramatic and full of splondor. I did feel the square was a bit neglected and not as majestic as it could be....

Visited September 2012
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London, UK
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“Coffee & Cake”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Place de Terreaux in a bustling square, on one side are the many Cafes with plenty of outside covered tables and on the other side the beautiful museum of fine arts. Dominating the square is the spectacularly huge fountain depicting horses (with steam coming out of their nostrils!) ... a perfect spot for coffee and cake and people watching ... Sunday nights in the square locals bring their own music and dance the Ciroc, which was fun to watch.

Visited August 2012
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Northampton England
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
“Ice creams on a square.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Ideal place for a relaxing ice cream / drink in the middle of a hot day or in the evening. Interesting architecture and a cooling fountain.

Visited August 2012
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Budapest
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“Nice, lively square”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Beside the fantastic building of Hotel de Ville and the sculpture in the centre of the square you can find here the Museum of Fine Arts and the Opera.

Visited August 2012
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