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Eglise Saint Nizier

Place Saint Nizier, 69001, Lyon, France
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The splendid high Gothic style's Church in old Lyon

The Saint-Nizier church in one of the oldest location concerning the christian presence during the... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
J. Francis P
,
Lyon
Nice to see!

A very nice church to visit. Cold in winter on inside. Church is in very nice condition and well... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Tony J
,
Tokyo, Japan
via mobile
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Place Saint Nizier, 69001, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Saint-Nizier church in one of the oldest location concerning the christian presence during the Gallo-Roman period (150 AD). The external architecture and internal design is inevitable for a visitor with a passion for Arts.

Thank J. Francis P
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

A very nice church to visit. Cold in winter on inside. Church is in very nice condition and well taken care of on the inside.

Thank Tony J
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Very nice and beautiful. I totally recommend walking around Lyon and exploring places like this for pictures.

Thank venture_travel
Reviewed 24 September 2016

What a surprise to walk into this church and look up. Soaring gothic arches. I would love to see with all the lights on. And there are wonderful shops and the imprint museum close by. A kind woman showed us the way, a very short...More

Thank Ronald J
Reviewed 15 August 2016

St Nizier's soaring gothic west front is suggestive of being a cathedral which it isn't. It goes back to the late C17th and in 1831 was the scene of a massacre of the silk workers. It is full of the usual high church ornate tombs...More

Thank observer2011
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Small gothic church, didn't get a chance to go in. Admired the exterior and the gargoyles. Doesn't look like they maintain it going by the scruffy exterior.

Thank Daytripper1on1
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Beautiful inside with stain glass windows. Close to centre of city and to restaurants and town hall.

Thank Keith1812
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The inside of the church was not as interesting as the outside. It has 2 asymmetrical towers, one built in the 15th century has a red tiled roof. The other tower, built in the 19th century has a sculpted limestone roof spire. The church is...More

Thank Pomerols
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is obviously an old church and, unfortunately , it shows its age only too clearly. Perhaps it has been neglected for whatever reason, but it still retains its gothic charm, despite the neglect. It is not a church you "must" visit, but if you...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 4 March 2016

There was nothing about the interior or exterior of this church that makes we lean to recommending a visit to it while in Lyon.

Thank Emanpee
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