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Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste

70 rue Saint Jean, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 54 76 21
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A 12th-century Gothic cathedral with impressive stained-glass windows.
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70 rue Saint Jean, 69005, Lyon, France
Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
+33 4 78 54 76 21
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very plain compared with the higher Cathedral but with still plenty of charm and history. The videos playing throughout showing film of various features of the church were excellent.

Thank Jill J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Placed in the old town, this is a very nice example of romantic style, with some influences of early gothic elements both inside and outside the Cathedral. It is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Luigi C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss the famous clock inside. Try to get there just before the hour so you can see it do it's special things!!!

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the free tour was excellent..the guide was Dutch but knew so much ..had funny things to tell as well as history..reserve in advance

Thank raenette
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In this city of churches, this church is definitely one to see. The architecture, stained glass, and artwork are wonderful. The cathedral sits at the base of Fourviere hill in the very old section of Lyon. The walk to it from the river is very...More

Thank DrDee2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated at the base of Fourviere hill. You can see a lot of sculptures and paintings . This Gothic Cathedral has amazing Astronomical Clock. The neighborhood is good.

Thank DilipKeshary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The easy to find cathedral is at the base of Fourviere Hill. Less elaborate than the Basilica, (built in a different era), this is a good place to go first. Check for the Camino de Santiago symbol in the pavement in front of the church...More

Thank Jacqueline T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

by entering this cathedral you will enjoy the serenity of the place and you will see plenty of sculpture and big paintings.

Thank Georges A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking into this cathedral ensures a trip into history. Henry the 4th was married to Marie de Medicis here. Remnants of Louis the IXth were placed here after he had died during the crusades. There is an incredible astronomical clock in the church as well...More

Thank Gamine1949
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

amazing paintings, artwork and spectacular city views, the climb on foot is steep, you can drive from the rear, but the effort of the climb is well rewarded.

Thank Bob E
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