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Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste
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Ranked #27 of 243 things to do in Lyon
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Owner description: A 12th-century Gothic cathedral with impressive stained-glass windows.
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

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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

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Getting to the Cathedral is a bit if a challenge at the moment as the funicular that has a direct link is closed for renovations. Buying a ticket on the other funicular line is inclusive of a bus ride which commences at the terminal stop and travels to the cathedral via a circuitous route that works on a 15 minute rotation.

Cathedral itself is absolutely beautiful and has a certain aura about it which for a non-religious individual is a big statement.

Well worth the effort to visit for the beautiful stained glass windows and ornamental ceiling.

Walk around to the rear of the cathedral and there is a lookout with fabulous views over the city.

Recommended.

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

The Cathedral is worth visiting on top of Fourviere Hill. You can use various forms of public transportation partially or all the way to the top. We rode the funicular to the Roman ruins and then walked the rest of the way. In addition to exploring the ruins and Cathedral, you get gorgeous views of Lyon.

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Outstanding experience of prayer in beauty! The cathedral is in the center of such a beautiful part of Old Lyon! Whether you are there for spiritual reason, or just for the beauty, it is worth it. There is a museum attached to it where relics of Saints are kept. There’s also a place for you Eucharistic Adoration late into the evening.The beauty that surrounds it can bring you peace and plenty of wonderful food. Absolutely have to see it! Be sure to get the history that surrounds it so you can appreciate it all. Best of all go to Mass, what an experience!

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