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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere

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Address: 98 Place de Fourviere, 69010, Lyon, France
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+33 4 78 25 13 01
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Standing atop Fourvière Hill, this basilica, constructed in the late 19th...

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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Magnificient Basilica

Beautiful basilica, incredible statues, all gold and colors, the crypt is mysterious. Free access. Amazing views of Lyon outside.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful basilica, incredible statues, all gold and colors, the crypt is mysterious. Free access. Amazing views of Lyon outside.

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Franconia, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to Lyon a number of years ago, and thought I need to get my wife to France to see this. We had the chance to to see this and some many other old churches in France. A must see. If you walk it's a hike up hill.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit. This has the most amazing inside, the colours and stained glass windows were stunning! We could of stayed here longer admiring the inside of this building. Once up the hill the views across the city and to the alps are well worth it.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After a long walk up some very steep hills you find a magnificent cathedral with beautiful views. It is well worth the effort!

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Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very easy to get here, and the ride up on the funicular was fun!! the views at the top over Lyon were marvelous!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even if you hate churches, it is worth going to see the view of Lyon - it is spectacular on a clear day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i wonder what people would see in europe if not for these beautiful churches and cathedrals, brought to you by the same folks that gave the world the spanish inquisition

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply beautiful with an amazing view. Easy to access by funicular or a decent walk for the courageous travellers!

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The basilica is situated on the top of Fouviere (the hill) giving an amazing view of Lyon and with the park next to it is a great place to visit. The building itself is amazing with a mixture of different styles (Romanesque and Byzantine architecture).

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Lyon, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This fairly modern cathedral like church is very beautiful with rich decorative carvings on the outside and wonderfully painted murals on the inside don't forget to look up. It is built on the top of the hill which over looks not only Lyon but on good days you can see all the way to the Alps. Access by riding the... More 

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