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Place Bellecour

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“tourist office”(52 reviews)
“ferris wheel”(21 reviews)
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All reviews large square tourist office ferris wheel louis xiv open square equestrian statue huge space tourist information public square starting point bellecour square rue de la republique metro station lovely square great shopping nice place to visit hop on hop off bus
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

While visiting the city we went to many landmarks, and this is not one to miss. Especially now with the light festival, and using the large ferris wheel either at day or night the views are tremendous!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ecossearthur
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great open space. Right in the middle of the "presqu'Ile". There is now a large ferris wheel. Great view of Fourviere

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JTO_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice public square and I guess some times there are things going on there but it was just open for walking across for our trip.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank christinan368
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This plaza is huge. From here you can see the Basilique on the hills. Also many places to explore from here. Good meeting place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Naturetravel9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and serious square full of life and people. A must to see and feel in Lyon. Tgd space is pleasant and around many shops to choose from. You can see and associate clearly the city square from there

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 849danielef
Reviewed 8 November 2018

If the square were in London, Copenhagen, Paris or Rome; then I think it would have been used for better purpose. It is litterally just an open space without anything, And the underlay itself is pretty ugly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anders A
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Nothing much to admire here, except the views of the Basilica on top of the hills, specially at night time!!! Couple of restaurants around here but a bit pricey!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mr_rubenschmidt
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This enormous square lies between the rivers Rhone and Saone and is the transport hub of the city. There are fine old buildings around the square and some exceptional shops.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank essexexteacher
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The Bellecour is the centerpiece of the city in many ways. Ringed by restaurants and the city tourist office, the Bellecour is plain and beautiful, sitting back from what is around it, filled with people at times enjoying being there.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jmc5606903
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This is a huge space, where concerts and events appear to be on everyday. However, there are cafes,seating areas, craft and flower shops located down one side of the square to relax and browse around.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Padraig L
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10 August 2018|
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Response from Tristan G |
the wheel is open until very late and it costs between 6 and 10 euros per person.
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Response from Patay1 | Reviewed this property |
Le Royal is right on the Place Bellecour - Love It!