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Place des Terreaux, Lyon, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Unfortunately could only drive past this slowly as there were thousands of people in the city for a festival.. it looked immense in size and a stand out feature in the park

Thank karen m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pictures do not accurately depict how beautiful this statue is, from the scale of it to the beauty. Just out there in a square with streams of water and steam or mist coming out of the horses noses at different times. It is worth coming...More

Thank foodiewinee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Fountain is located in front of Art Museum. It is very impressive. I liked it and do recommend to see.

Thank BeataF320
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fountain is located near the hotel de ville (city hall)of lyon beautiful horses fountain. A lovely place to relax after visiting the old city.

Thank sammy1420
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Ah, the Bartholdi Fountain, it is magnificent. Created by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, (he designed the Statue of Liberty), it was presented at the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1889. It is made of lead, weighs 21 tons, stands 4.85 metres high, 9 metres across and 15...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Situated in a square in the city, good open spaces, plenty of places to sit, eat, relax, people watch.

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

It would be impressive enough as just a regular sculpture, but a fountain to boot? And on a more practical note, this is a good meeting spot if you need to arrange one.

Thank AlexB10499
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Take a few moments to walk around the fountain. There are four horses that even have mist coming out of their nostrils. It's a wonderful anchor opposite the Museum des Beaux Arts.

Thank Merrill M
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Stand and watch this fountain for a few minutes. The horses seem to come to life breathing steam into the air. Quite amazing

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

It’s a wonderful fountain that you should visit in Lyon, it’s worth it to see it at night :) and enjoy the place

Thank Nancy H
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