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Eglise Saint Nizier

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Address: Place Saint Nizier, 69001, Lyon, France
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14:00 - 18:00
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Mon 14:00 - 18:00
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A very nice church to visit. Cold in winter on inside. Church is in very nice condition and well taken care of on the inside.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Tony J
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Gothenburg
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Lyon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Saint-Nizier church in one of the oldest location concerning the christian presence during the Gallo-Roman period (150 AD). The external architecture and internal design is inevitable for a visitor with a passion for Arts.

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Gothenburg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice church to visit. Cold in winter on inside. Church is in very nice condition and well taken care of on the inside.

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Thank Tony J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Very nice and beautiful. I totally recommend walking around Lyon and exploring places like this for pictures.

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Thank venture_travel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

What a surprise to walk into this church and look up. Soaring gothic arches. I would love to see with all the lights on. And there are wonderful shops and the imprint museum close by. A kind woman showed us the way, a very short walk from the subway stop.

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Thank Ronald J
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

St Nizier's soaring gothic west front is suggestive of being a cathedral which it isn't. It goes back to the late C17th and in 1831 was the scene of a massacre of the silk workers. It is full of the usual high church ornate tombs + small side chapels and is as cluttered as the old St. Jean Cathedral is... More 

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Cambodia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Small gothic church, didn't get a chance to go in. Admired the exterior and the gargoyles. Doesn't look like they maintain it going by the scruffy exterior.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Beautiful inside with stain glass windows. Close to centre of city and to restaurants and town hall.

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Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The inside of the church was not as interesting as the outside. It has 2 asymmetrical towers, one built in the 15th century has a red tiled roof. The other tower, built in the 19th century has a sculpted limestone roof spire. The church is entirely built of big limestone blocks. Located between the Place des Jacobins and the Place... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is obviously an old church and, unfortunately , it shows its age only too clearly. Perhaps it has been neglected for whatever reason, but it still retains its gothic charm, despite the neglect. It is not a church you "must" visit, but if you are passing by, then, please go in and have a look. You will not necessarily... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

There was nothing about the interior or exterior of this church that makes we lean to recommending a visit to it while in Lyon.

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