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Eglise Saint Nizier

Place Saint Nizier, 69001, Lyon, France
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Immense church of the market district

This huge church squeezed between next buildings faces a lovely tiny square and is visible from the... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Анна К
,
Fryazino, Russia
A must-See in Lyon

Visited at the last day in Lyon. I really enjoyed the architecture and the interior ambiance.I... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Youssef B
,
Doha, Qatar
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  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
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“nice church” (3 reviews)
“side chapels” (2 reviews)
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Place Saint Nizier, 69001, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

This huge church squeezed between next buildings faces a lovely tiny square and is visible from the Old City embankment. It seems that tradesmen decided to build the church bigger than the city cathedral. An example of French Gothic will impress you both by its...More

Thank Анна К
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Visited at the last day in Lyon. I really enjoyed the architecture and the interior ambiance.I admired the vitrail works as well as the woodwork.

Thank Youssef B
Reviewed 26 June 2017

A lovely church in the middle of the city. Soaring gothic arches, good stained glass, nice organ. Not a place that everyone will put on the list with St. John's and Fourviere across the river, but a very nice church, nonetheless.

Thank DrDee2014
Reviewed 25 June 2017

It's a church and has the usual pieces of work in side and out. Very peaceful and good for photography outside.

Thank Travelling_LindaG
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This is worth the time to visit and reflect. Not the most visited church and offers serenity and beauty.

Thank jeffk334
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 14 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
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