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Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste

70 rue Saint Jean, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 54 76 21
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A 12th-century Gothic cathedral with impressive stained-glass windows.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stained glass” (21 reviews)
“old town” (28 reviews)
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70 rue Saint Jean, 69005, Lyon, France
Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
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"astronomical clock"
in 49 reviews
"stained glass"
in 21 reviews
"old town"
in 28 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 20 reviews
"saint jean"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 10 reviews
"amazing architecture"
in 5 reviews
"under renovation"
in 4 reviews
"nice square"
in 5 reviews
"wonderful view"
in 4 reviews
"walking tour"
in 6 reviews
"metro station"
in 5 reviews
"fourviere hill"
in 6 reviews
"interior"
in 28 reviews
"mechanism"
in 4 reviews
"baptism"
in 4 reviews
"prayer"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Sure hope the officials can control graffiti better in the future. When it's all over beautiful monuments, it stops being "street art."

Thank italy-nuts
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We happened into the cathedral on Ascension Thursday and were surprised that Mass was going on! (We could not find a mass on Sunday when we were in Burgundy!) The building is beautiful, but hearing Mass and meeting the bishop were more thrilling an experience...More

Thank Denise C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a quick look, but compared to the two others which we visited in Lyon, this one just couldn't compare. Still, glad to have been it.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful Cathedral in a beautiful square. The Cathedral is undoing renovation but is still wonderful.

Thank Kelly O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is nothing special about this cathedral maybe because it is still under renovation. It is also dark inside. The plaza outside the cathedral is beautiful.

Thank yokielisa
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Even though it is undergoing significant restoration, the quiet grandeur shows through. The astronomical clock is very interesting and the rose windows are lovely. The golden glow of the stone sets the mood.

Thank Suzanne S
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I am not Catholic or particularly religious but this cathedral is breathtaking. It is still under renovation or I would have rated it a 5. It is in the heart of Vieux Lyon as you walk down cobblestone streets. Don’t miss it. An emotional and...More

Thank Sprout211
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This cathedral is being beautifully renovated. Do not let the construction stop you from visiting. The work is carefully masked off and will not interfere with your visit. The front part of the church looks complete. On the contrary, you can see what the cathedral...More

Thank Cathy C
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

This cathedral is not far away to the main entrance to the funicular, so you can't missi it, such a beauty of architectural work, take a look inside, you going to love it

Thank Francis V
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

For a quick visit only from the outside, the cathedral of John the Baptist has one of the nicest architecture of any building I have ever seen

Thank Fitiany
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