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 trip itinerary builder website makes visiting Place des Terreaux and other Lyon attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • It is on this place I had appointment with a friend. When I arrived I saw immediately the statue. I found it really great. And plsu it can be a great point to make you.
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  • The square is dominated by the Bartholdi fountain depicting a quadriga topped with what it symbolizes the Garonne, then liberty Wagon. Around the impressive buildings and administrative life of Lyon
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  • This square in front of the City Hall of Lyon also extremely nice sculpture pool. On the other side of the square is the Museum of fine arts. Also it's nice to sit and relax and grab a bite cafe s are here.
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