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Place des Terreaux, Lyon

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From the center of Place des Terreaux you’ll see a 360-degree view of stunning 17th, 18th, and 19th century architecture. The square is flanked by the Musee dex Beaux Arts and the Hotel de Ville. During the French Revolution, this square was the site of over 80 beheadings by guillotine. However, the modern square is a peaceful, popular meeting place. Our Lyon vacation builder makes visiting Place des Terreaux and other Lyon attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • small place in Lyon that deserves to be seen with a beautiful fountain to see at night is still prettier, for a walk at night
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  • The central square of this town located in the District of the city of Lyon travel to the Hotel de Ville! (City Hall) is where tourists or locals to visit Lyon relax during the holidays around the ancient building was a beautiful fountain in the courtyard is located in the middle.
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  • It's the feeling when you look at the famous fountain in Bartholdi. As a lover of sculpture, I remained in awe before the grandeur of this work, I don't tire to admire when I return in Lyon
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  • Great place in Lyon center. A lot of places to eat and to socialise with people. There are interesting monuments around it too
  • A square fill of bars and restaurants. Just opposite it, you'd find the Fine Arts Museum and the City Hall. Just a 5-min walk to the Opera.
  • Nice center, we liked hanging around and exploring Lyon on foot, nice blend of various shops, cool atmosphere
  • Fontaine Bartholdi, on the Place des Terreaux deserve some photos. Bartholdi was a French sculptor known for designing the Statue of Liberty
  • Amazing square and the water fountain from Bartoldi (architect of the statue of liberty) is unmissable