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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere

8 Place de Fourviere, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 25 13 01
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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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  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“main church” (23 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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8 Place de Fourviere, 69005, Lyon, France
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+33 4 78 25 13 01
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great basilique to visit, we recommend to visit and take pictures. It was not easy to get there. But its worth it.

Thank 455ramym
Reviewed yesterday

Its all the way up so if you really wanna walk its a good walk where you can pass through the view point as well as the roman site but else you can take the metro that takes you all the way up. The Basilique...More

Thank Kamran R
Reviewed yesterday

It's a tourism complete experience, there are spaces for seeing the town from above, there's a historical place which is the church, there's a restaurant, couple souvenir shops, at the end it offers almost everything that a traveller needs. I recommend 1-2 hours of visit....More

Thank Bruno K
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I have seen a lot of churches/cathedrals/basilicas throughout Europe, but this one really impressed us. The exterior is lovely (especially from down below in the old town), but the interior is absolutely incredible. A definite must see when in Lyon.

Thank delphi927
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I made the mistake of walking up the 600 foot hill to visit the Basilica. It certainly cleared out my ventricles!! Get the funicular up if you can! Well worth the visit just see the view of Lyon to the east, plus look in to...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Its well worth a visit for the view over Lyon alone. We commenced our holiday in Lyon with a trip on the City bus and alighted at the Fourviere and reboarded after our visit. This saves you a bit of a climb.

Thank IDC1941
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Four of us walked the many steps to the Basilique Norte Dame. It was a hard slog but worth it! Inside the architecture and history was amazing. There is a smaller chapel underneath. There is no cost but there are donation boxes. The view of...More

Thank TrevorTips
Reviewed 5 days ago

this was surprise visit along with ruins of 1000 years ago. we walked all the way up and back down. fun

Thank Errol M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Unfortunately the Church was closed when we were there, but it was still very impressive from the outside and the view from around the church was amazing. One could see whole Lyon from there and it was also very romantic at night.

Thank IsabelHRodrigues
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place and I have been to St. Paul's, so beautiful all in mosaics and fantastic view of the whole of Lyon, funicular rail ride excellent. Accessible by limited mobility persons so don't be put off and if driving disabled spaces right outside.

Thank MistyCat_8
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