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Place des Terreaux

69001, Lyon, France
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This public square, lit up at night by a beautiful 19th-century fountain, is always crowded in the evenings.
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69001, Lyon, France
Terreaux - Bat D'argent
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"museum of fine arts"
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"beautiful square"
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"impressive fountain"
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"statue of liberty"
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"des beaux arts"
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"de ville"
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"city hall"
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"light festival"
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"water fountain"
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"cafes and restaurants"
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"bartholdi"
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"pickpockets"
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"chariot"
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"architecture"
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"restoration"
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"awe"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice square with lots to see and do. There's the Museum, Fountain , restuarants and the hotel du ville

Thank Glen S
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

The hotel de Ville and the fountain are the stars of the square. Is big, full of bar and restaurant very live

Thank CarmenAndre
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely square with stunning fountain. But this is also where I have seen two women pickpockets in action. One a middle aged woman and another younger girl. I saw one try for a young girls back pack and alerted her. The woman just walked on....More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

The Place des Terreaux is a medium-sized square in the Lyon Presqu'île area. It hosts the Bartholdi Fountain, which is really beautiful. The square is surrounded by the Hôtel de Ville (City hall) and the Musée des Beaux Arts (museum of fine arts). Both buildings...More

Thank Mathias D
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Really nice square - grand buildings and the dramatic fountain scene - well worth some time. Busy of an evening too - lots of places to sit for a drink and a bit to eat...

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We saw this fountain on our way to the art museum. It is large and quite impressive looking. The square was rather quiet when we were there in February.

Thank Diane K
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

The fountain is the gem of the Place. It is gorgeous, beautifully lit, slightly remaining of Di Trevi in Rome. Th place is located in the heart of Lyon, between Ron and Son rivers. 10 minutes walk from Place Bellecour. Better to visit in the...More

Thank ROSEFLOWER7-7
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We always enjoyed coming back to this area after a walk around town, it is so nice to stop for coffee and watch the world go by in such a beautiful square

Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

In the heart of The Presqu'ile. It's dominated by the Fountain designed by Bartholdi. But a charming square and not as large as I had imagined. It is surrounded by beautiful buildings.

Thank ejfraser
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Amazing square with potentially an amawzing fountain but the fountian is still closed for maintenance as it has been for months! Cant wait to see it for real!

Thank Elliot D
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