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Place Bellecour

The Presqu'ile, Lyon, France
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The Presqu'ile, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A very large square central to Lyon which is Interesting in it's own right for, the architecture' and statuary

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 4 days ago

With Louis 13th in the middle. It's so big that it feels slightly empty most of the time, but it's a fantastic place to take a break, hit the tourist office if you need more information, and have a picnic. Also great views of Fourviere...More

Thank KellyChastain
Reviewed 6 days ago

Place Bellecour is a big piece of real estate but it's literally just a big open space of land with a statue in the middle. Perhaps things like markets or carnivals, etc. happen here but there was nothing like that when I was there.

Thank Liz8723
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large city square worth visiting if you are a tourist. Not much is there but there is a nice view of the Notre Dam.

Thank mdfer3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't find the Place Bellecour worth the walk. It was very large and open, with not many places to sit and even fewer in the shade. Most large urban squares have cafes around the edges. I only saw one on the actual square. There...More

Thank LivingInWien
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a huge empty square with a large statue of Louis IV in the middle, and nothing else... Ok, there are not many square's this big and perhaps on market day or some festival or whatever, this is a very nice huge area to...More

Thank Bryan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By chance I walked through this charming square yesterday. It is not really a destination place but if you are walking around Lyon it is worth a small detour to walk across it and view the huge statue.

Thank LIRoss55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good size open air square. There is an Equestrian statue of king Louis 14 in the middle. - there is nothing much to see when there is no events. Pretty much same as other big Squares in Cuba, China or Russia.........big Empty...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. Lovely statue and monumental scale in the center of Lyon. A definite must for any tourist.

Thank BigJNK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many different attractions that flow from this square. Most importantly the Tourist Office in located there. We found this a particularly good place to visit and get directions. Shopping is excellent from the both sides....and you can walk though the square on either...More

Thank Philippo A
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Rachael P
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Le Royal is right on the Place Bellecour - Love It!