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| Place des Jacobins, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

We spent a few hours in the area and enjoyed the view of the beautiful fountain. We also had a wonderful lunch at a local cafe on the edge of the square.

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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Place des Jacobins is another of many little squares that act as a traffic junction and a place to meet or sit on a nice day. Surrounded by some non exceptional fashion stores and a couple of cafes. In each direction it leads to other...More

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