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| Place des Jacobins, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Place des Jacobins is named after the Dominican monks, the Jacobins, whose monastery was located on the square in 1296, the church was eventually built over. The square was opened in 1557 and called Place de Confort. In 1782 it changed to Place des Jacobins...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big open space, street performers, shopping and restaurants abound if that is what you are looking for. Great place to sit and people watch.

Thank plavaseka
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

There’s a pretty fountain in the middle of the square. Nice place to walk through at night while it’s lit up, or stop snd sot fountain side with a friend and relax.

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Very pretty public square in the heart of Lyon. It’s nice to be able to just “pull over” and take a moment to do some people-watching and appreciate the (urban) scenery.

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Just off belcour a pretty square with its fountain. Normally you pass this on your tour of the city or visiting restuarants

Thank Glen S
Reviewed 27 May 2018

This square is one of the many squares in the Lyon Presqu'île area, which is a very nice area of Lyon to walk around. The square is quite small and has a beautiful fountain in the middle. It hasn't got anything to offer besides that,...More

Thank Mathias D
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We spent a few hours in the area and enjoyed the view of the beautiful fountain. We also had a wonderful lunch at a local cafe on the edge of the square.

Thank Travelergirlfrom1972
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Place des Jacobins is another of many little squares that act as a traffic junction and a place to meet or sit on a nice day. Surrounded by some non exceptional fashion stores and a couple of cafes. In each direction it leads to other...More

Thank JRNSydney_Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Went to see as part of a huge self-guided walking tour - it's in a small, average square - wouldn't go out of the way to see.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Have a coffee, tea, hot cocoa or whatever your heart desires and enjoy the great place, watch people go by, catch some rays, listen to the water in the fountain and take in the city life

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