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| Place des Jacobins, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This medium size plaza have a beautiful fountain. Its beautifully lighted up at night. Lots of restaurants in the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Naturetravel9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are strolling around downtown Lyon, do not miss Place des Jacobins, with its beautiful monument, which is an architectural tribute to the history of Lyon

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tristao A
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Not much else to say. The fountain is very elaborate and large. The square is large. It is in a shopping district. Nice to stroll through.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Lovely square with an impressive fountain.. we visited on a weekend and the place was full of young people that were probably celebrating the dance festival that was on in the city .. Lovely park, nice to people watch

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karenm642
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Place des Jacobins is named after the Dominican monks, the Jacobins, whose monastery was located on the square in 1296, the church was eventually built over. The square was opened in 1557 and called Place de Confort. In 1782 it changed to Place des Jacobins...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Big open space, street performers, shopping and restaurants abound if that is what you are looking for. Great place to sit and people watch.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank plavaseka
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

There’s a pretty fountain in the middle of the square. Nice place to walk through at night while it’s lit up, or stop snd sot fountain side with a friend and relax.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank refcon
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Very pretty public square in the heart of Lyon. It’s nice to be able to just “pull over” and take a moment to do some people-watching and appreciate the (urban) scenery.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AlexB10499
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Just off belcour a pretty square with its fountain. Normally you pass this on your tour of the city or visiting restuarants

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Glen S
Reviewed May 27, 2018

This square is one of the many squares in the Lyon Presqu'île area, which is a very nice area of Lyon to walk around. The square is quite small and has a beautiful fountain in the middle. It hasn't got anything to offer besides that,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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