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We didn't realize how beautiful the inside of this church was going to be. The gold used in the paintings and just the paintings themselves were amazing. Very busy though so plan your trip to avoid the crowds.
Initially a tourist guide brought us here to show us the Astronomical Clock, which is undergoing repairs but should be working by 2020.
We went to Sunday morning Mass which took 1 hr 15 minutes, complete with singing. We could not understand most of it...More
Built around 1180 on the site of an older church it is very interesting and historical. It houses an amazing astronomical clock and is located in the Place Saint Jean in Old Lyon. Under renovation is still well worth the visit.
There is a lot of Cathedrals in this world; so the competition is hard. From my point of view this is an average one and unfortunately the inside were under reconstruction when I was there - so difficult to really judge this place.
Saint-Jean Cathedral dedicated to John the Baptist stands on the site where the religious buildings were before. Saint-Jean is an important Cathedral of France. Many important events took place here. For instance, the enthronement of cardinal Richelieu, and earlier the wedding of Henry IV and...More
We finished a walking tour where it began at the cathedral. It has a very lovely exterior on the remarkable town square. It is a centerpiece of the Vieux Lyon.
Unfortunately while we could assess what was finished, there interior is being restored so much...More