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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere

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Address: 98 Place de Fourviere, 69010, Lyon, France
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+33 4 78 25 13 01
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Standing atop Fourvière Hill, this basilica, constructed in the late 19th...

Standing atop Fourvière Hill, this basilica, constructed in the late 19th century, has an ornate interior to contrast its grave exterior.

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This magnificent church is situated atop of the Fourviere Hill of Lyon. The inside of Notre Dame churches is always beautiful; however, the outside view is just spectacular... read more

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This magnificent church is situated atop of the Fourviere Hill of Lyon. The inside of Notre Dame churches is always beautiful; however, the outside view is just spectacular. the city is right in front of you, including the city's oldest district right below.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the first place that I've visited in France. It was a very very cold day with lots of wind. I love the sightseeing very much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

By far the best place we have been too since we've been in Lyon. The view overlooking the city is just incredible and the church is breathtaking. It's mid January and yes they are open for visitors and pleasant to all. If you can get there when the sun is down it will be magnificent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked up lots of steps to reach this basilica, but it was worth it. The Notre Dame de Fourviere Basilica is beautifully decorated inside with mosaics representing biblical scenes on the walls, lovely stained glass windows and intricately-patterned tiles on the floor. The views from outside, down over Lyon, are an added bonus.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A beautiful cathedral in Lyon. The funicular is fun to ride up and makes the trek extremely easy. Gorgeous paintings and woodwork. Beautiful views of Lyon.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere is wonderful. I have even seen a great and huge mosaic as in Notre Dame de Fouviere. Furthermore the view from here is great, you can see all Lyon. Breath taking.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and worth the trip. The views of the city were great and it's a great spot to escape the main city streets

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Breath taking....been there twice...!! Recommend to take your time to visit. ...and deffenetly walk around ..

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Baroque and Rococco architecture...Spectacular but funky. Not anything close to Cathedral st Jean...

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Looks very nice! Of course no entrance fee. Only thing is, I cannot find if they still use it or if it is only a touristic attraction. Besides that happy that we found the stairs Backwards

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