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Place des Terreaux, Lyon

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Landmark Tourist Spot
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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  • The place is being renovated currently. The fountain is not here right now as it's being rebuilt. So the place does not have much interest for the moment. The fountain must be impressive though. But t...  more »
  • Beautiful square with an amazing breathtaking fountain in Lyon, something you must see. Worth the hike to get there.  more »
  • Lots of atmosphere at this smallish square. Lively cafe scene on either end and sadly the Bartholdi fountain (which looks to be incredible) is under renovations. Lots of activity at this square and so...  more »