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“Undergoing repair at present” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste

Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste
70 rue St. Jean, Lyon, France (Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine)
04 78 54 76 21
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Ranked #11 of 76 attractions in Lyon
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites
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Owner description: A 12th-century Gothic cathedral with impressive stained-glass windows.
Wellington, New Zealand
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“Undergoing repair at present”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Cathedral st Jean Baptiste is in Vieux Lyon, very flee to the Fourvière Metro.We visited a couple of times, including attending the th Sunday morning Choral Mass at 10.30am. The Cathedral has the usual magnificent stained glass windows but as the nave and front altars are covered by plastic screens, you can't see what is behind them. At the back, there is a magnificent and huge Bible, open at John, very much a statement about the importance of the Word of God.

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“Grand Old Church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

A great walk from our hotel...the flower gardens...full of blooming roses and gardenias we superb...May was a great month to visit...everything in bloom...

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“Another cathedral”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Look for the religious relicsand tapestries. When you enter, head right and go up the staircase. Entry is free. Otherwise, lots of construction, one very intricate wood carving structure front left.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Another cathedral”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Another large catholic cathedral. Pleasant enough, but nothing special. This is a very busy place in the old town.

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“Lovely ancient cathedral”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

It is most beautiful at night when lit up but inside is awe inspiring and `i loved the rose window. In the grounds are the remains of two older churches one dating from AD 177. Fascinating place in the old town of Lyon surrounding by great places to eat and drink.

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