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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere

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Address: 98 Place de Fourviere, 69010, Lyon, France
Phone Number: 04 78 25 13 01
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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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Beautiful ceilings inside the Basilica

I came to Lyon as an included tour on Viking's "Best of France" cruise. Our bus took us up the steep and windy roads to the Basilique Notre Dame Fourviere. However, some hike the... read more

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Kronberg im Taunus, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We tried to see the church although it was Sunday and just managed this between two mass slots. However, one staff person immediately started pushing the tourists back (verbally, including "shh ssh" sounds, as if handling chickens or other lifestock). Please note - these tourists behaved very decently, no noises, no flash photography. Leaves a very bad impression. The church... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I came to Lyon as an included tour on Viking's "Best of France" cruise. Our bus took us up the steep and windy roads to the Basilique Notre Dame Fourviere. However, some hike the distance from the city center but be forewarned it is long and arduous.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here as part of a weekend away in Lyon - beautiful weather helped, but the walk up the hill and seeing this in its entirety at the top made it all the more impressive. From the river seeing the Basilisque doesn't do it justice and the view of the city from up there is better still.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was very lucky to get on a guided tour and with a very small group . If any one go there make sure you look for those tours not expensive at all, 8 € one and half hour a lot to climb but it is really easy believe me , awesome view from the top till your eyes can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The visit to the church was part of a tour and we enjoyed seeing the building- very beautiful, at an overlook of Lyon. The Church was dedicated to Mary, and the walls are beautiful mosaics of events in her life. The ceiling soars above, and the altar is beautiful. After the church visit I would recommend looking over the city... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful location, amazing views and the surrounding area is wonderful. The Basilique is magnificent. Walking from Lyon center up through the grounds and entering the church from the lower entry beneath the panoramic reveals the interior in splendid fashion averse to entering via the main gates. If you are a fan of houses of worship you will not be disappointed.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very unique basilique. Quite nice to see and the statue of Joseph and Jesus is unique. If you like history and churches worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You can get here on the metro. There is a stunning view of the rivers and city. I started here and walked down to Vieux Lyon and the Presqu'e Ile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Probably a must to visit when visiting Lyon, take the subway there and walk around for a few hours, make sure to read up on the history prior to your visit. The restaurants are expensive in the area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the must-visit place in Lyon. Generally, anyone who's visiting the hill at Fourvière would certainly have to be here. It a good experience to be in a cathedral for those who have never been in one before.

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