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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
Terreaux - Bat D'argent
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoyed coming back to this area after a walk around town, it is so nice to stop for coffee and watch the world go by in such a beautiful square

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the heart of The Presqu'ile. It's dominated by the Fountain designed by Bartholdi. But a charming square and not as large as I had imagined. It is surrounded by beautiful buildings.

Thank ejfraser
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Amazing square with potentially an amawzing fountain but the fountian is still closed for maintenance as it has been for months! Cant wait to see it for real!

Thank Elliot D
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Square in front of the Hotel De Ville which contains the Lyon Museum of Fine Arts and the Bartholdi Fountain (close for rnovation).

Thank Ken18
Reviewed 18 August 2017

MNy tourists do not go to this square...but the locals from Lyon spend time there around the beautiful fountain. Enjoy a cafe on the square near the fountain.

Thank ETHKino
Reviewed 18 August 2017

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 7 August 2017

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 6 August 2017

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
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