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“Fine old cathedral”

Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste
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US$102,33*
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Ranked #24 of 205 things to do in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A 12th-century Gothic cathedral with impressive stained-glass windows.
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Well worth a visit, especially take a look at the treasury with some old vestments and old church articles.

Thank Tim M
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"astronomical clock"
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"beautiful stained glass"
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"old town"
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"french revolution"
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"fourviere hill"
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"interior"
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

While strolling the city I went to the old town area. Went into the cathedral to pay my respects to this treasure. Not my first visit. Try to stop in whenever I am in town. Always a pleasure it is still in place and well treated.

Thank bfindysz
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The stained glass and side altars of this church are very nice and worth the visit. The stained glass has detailed explanations along the adjacent columns.
The central altar and background are minimalist as if the backdrop was out for restoration...
What i saw was worth a 3 or maybe a 4 but only half is open. I did not see an indication for the length of repairs. The half under repair is draped in white and inaccessible. Too bad...
Hence, only a 2.

Thank 432JamesD
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

As part of our walking tour, we went to the Cathedral - we were told lots of interesting facts about the Madeleine stories on the exterior by the front doors - also about the clock inside. There is lots of restoration work being done, which, when finished will, no doubt, be stunning! The stained glass windows were beautiful.

Thank SaraAyres
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

A beautiful cathedral that is currently under partial renovation. But still a wonderful place to visit. We were fortunate to arrive while an organist was practicing. The organ music added to the spectacular setting. It seems the clock is not working during the renovation period. A must see.

Thank TomH108
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