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“Beautiful”

Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
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3-Hour Guided Electric Bicycle Tour of Lyon with Optional Food Tasting
Ranked #1 of 203 things to do in Lyon
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Standing atop Fourvière Hill, this basilica, constructed in the late 19th century, has an ornate interior to contrast its grave exterior.
Geneva, Switzerland
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed February 16, 2014

A breathtaking cathedral - inside & out. The cathedral has two sections to it. On the main floor, the stained glass and mosaics are incredible. In the underground area, the decor is simpler but nonetheless evokes emotion. The view on the city from the grounds is not to be missed.

Visited February 2014
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“Lyon's Montmartre”
Reviewed February 12, 2014

The Lyonnais call it "the inverse elephant" - a more appropriate comparison may be "Lyon's Sacre Coeur".
Built at around the same time, also on a hill overlooking the city, it is a symbol and a landmmark of Lyon.
Its intricately decorated interior is worth a visit, as is the city view from outside the Basilique.

Visited December 2013
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Kiev, Ukraine
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“best view to the city”
Reviewed February 5, 2014

I love this basilica
Nearby you will find the best view to the city
If you take some warm coffee or tea with you it will be a great place to have a short picnik

Visited January 2014
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“Breathtaking”
Reviewed February 3, 2014

We took the funicular up to the top. The basilica was breathtaking and made me quite emotional. The vies from the top of the hill across Lyon below are well worth a visit especially on a sunny day

Visited January 2014
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“Lovely ceiling and atmosphere.”
Reviewed February 3, 2014

ride up the funicular , views of Lyon. Beautiful ceilings and atmosphere in church.nothing to dislike.

Visited February 2014
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