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Place des Terreaux

69001, Lyon, France
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This public square, lit up at night by a beautiful 19th-century fountain, is always crowded in the evenings.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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69001, Lyon, France
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Reviewed yesterday

The pictures of this place got me most the likes on Facebook haha so obviously it is stunning. The buildings or the water fountain are quite impressive. I love this place and despite living in Lyon for some time now, we don't come here often...More

Thank Ironmaiden1973
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fountain is under construction with a viewing panel to see the works progress. There is a cafe in the square and the Musee des Beaux-Arts is located across the way. There appears to be a number of kebab houses in the area.

Thank Simonisnotavailable
Reviewed 1 week ago

Place des Terreaux is certainly a very nice square, lined with beautiful buildings but the famous Bartholdi fountain is under wraps for restoration til 2018 which pretty much mars the place...

Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The place is being renovated currently. The fountain is not here right now as it's being rebuilt. So the place does not have much interest for the moment. The fountain must be impressive though. But the place is not valued at all. Too bad.

Thank Jetrotteleglobe
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Beautiful square with an amazing breathtaking fountain in Lyon, something you must see. Worth the hike to get there.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Lots of atmosphere at this smallish square. Lively cafe scene on either end and sadly the Bartholdi fountain (which looks to be incredible) is under renovations. Lots of activity at this square and some beautiful buildings to boot. Much preferred this to the Place Bellecour.

Thank LivingInWien
Reviewed 15 May 2017

There are several cafes and restaurants along the Place de Terreaux, which is conveniently located opposite the entrance to the Museum de Beaux Arts. After a spell of walking around town, or in the museum, it provides a welcome oasis to replenish your energy. Note,...More

Thank PJandSJ
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Wonderful fountain in the midfield of this nice place, the Museum des Beaux Arts, and the City house of Lyon, very nice terraces invite to take a cool drink and also many restaurants; this place is not to miss.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Should be a great spot, however the fountain is under reconstruction and the surrounding area has developed into a bit of rougher looking spot.

Thank Riskm
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The square is not so big but surrounded by buildings with impressive architecture - the Lyon city Hall (17th century) and the Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon (Musée des beaux-arts de Lyon, build in the same period, but with completely different architecture, as the...More

Thank raing5
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