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Fourviere Hill

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Neighbourhood: Terreaux - Bat D'argent
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Address: Lyon, France
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This hill was the location of Lyon's original Roman settlement and still is...

This hill was the location of Lyon's original Roman settlement and still is home to ancient ruins from that era.

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Great view over Lyon

The top of the hill is easy to reach by the funicular from old Lyon, also it is possible to walk up there. I would say it requires some sort of fitness though to go up. The view... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Helsinki, Finland
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The top of the hill is easy to reach by the funicular from old Lyon, also it is possible to walk up there. I would say it requires some sort of fitness though to go up. The view over the city is breathtaking. There is also the beautiful cathedral to take a look, and some souvenier shops to visit. Also... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place where you take your friends when they visit. Great climb up if you can brave the stairs, or just get the little funiculaire mini-train up the slope. Cracking view! And the Basilique is spectacular.

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Thank monkeyman07
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a clear day you can see practically all the city and its two rivers and you can reach the place by public transportation.

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Thank Jarb46
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the tour bus which takes you to the Hill. After having a good look around the Cathedral and having a nice coffee with the view, we took the funicular back to town.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot to overlook the city and enjoy the sights. a tough climb for the faint at heart, better to take transport up and walk down!

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Thank Riskm
Europe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Going up by funiculaire, enjoy the basilica and then the great view on Lyon - a sight not to be missed!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As is noted in Frommer's, the best way to get down from Fourviere hill in Lyon is to hike down the Roseraie trail that begins near the Roman ampitheatre and a little below the Basilica (near the music conservatory- look for students carrying instruments in the streets). Many beautiful flowering plants and trees, and a lovely hike down to the... More 

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Thank stephen s
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing view off the hill into the city and beyond to all the surrounding villages easy to access and beautiful walk down to the city after a good look into it

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Attica, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Must see & iconic view of the city. Pick a clear day, but even a cloudy one would do. The park on the bottom of it isnt anything special, just take the funiculair to the top

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

If you want to see the city night or day you should go up to the mountain spectacular reviews easy to walk although we walk from our hotel up through old town and it was somewhat difficult to walk up all the steps you could take mass transit be a lot easier we wanted to see the sights of walk... More 

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