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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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Make sure you see both parts of this amazing building

This place is well worth the walk up the hill. There are stunning views over Lyon and the building itself is very impressive - we entered in the downstairs floor and were not that... read more

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This place is well worth the walk up the hill. There are stunning views over Lyon and the building itself is very impressive - we entered in the downstairs floor and were not that impressed - I said it doesn't really compare with St Davids Cathedral - but then quite by accident discovered that there was more upstairs and were... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We had a flying visit as we were limited but time but keen to see the inside of this basilique. The gold inside is amazing. Well worth a visit.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stunning Basicilica. Make sure you see the crypt downstairs. Awesome altogether. Ask your consigiere to call first to make sure it is open to the public. We did one trip with organized group and could no get it. Returned today and it. Was well worth it.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to get engaged! Beautiful park down below. Take the funiculaire up and walk down into the vieux lyon. Great way to start a visit to the old city. We took the metro from place bellecour and did a loop.

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San Ramon, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We drove to the top which made it very easy to get to. Thanks to parking karma, we were able to attend mass and enjoy a little prayer time in such a beautiful place built to honor Mary and our Lord. It was a nice refuge and moment of peace in the midst of all the hustle and bustle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Want to see the amazing view of ancient Lyon, come up here, you'll already appreciate the beauty of this place as you walk along the river seeing its great spires while up there you'll really see its spectacular place, this is consisting of two medieval churches, the bottom one and the grand design of the main church. Enjoy this place... More 

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Thank Jun J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So beautiful Outside and inside The view of Lyon from la Basilique is a must So rich in history and Architecture People in Lyon are very lucky to have a Basilique like this one.

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Thank Biznouk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit, even just for the exterior. Stunning interior, beautiful windows and fixtures. The view from behind the basilique of the whole of Lyon is breathtaking.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean, well maintained old church. Great views over the city. Not sure I agree with why it was constructed or the many vending machines inside though. Spoils what should be a great building to worship God in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful church that rises above the city center. It really looks like a castle from the outside. Inside is what a church is. Nice view from the courtyard.

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