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Place Bellecour

The Presqu'ile, Lyon, France
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  • Average27%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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The Presqu'ile, Lyon, France
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Reviewed yesterday

Maybe when there is an event going on, it can be interesting. Otherwise it's just a big empty area, not even landscaped well.

Thank Megan C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A big plazza in the center of the city, the biggest in Europe (over 16 hectars), good place for promenade, the starting point of the tour bus.

Thank akiko13
Reviewed 6 days ago

Anything at the periphery of this large place is more interesting and inviting, than the center of the place itself. So instead of crossing just walk around it and find a variety of interesting shops, restaurants and also the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry memorial.

Thank RGerman
Reviewed 6 days ago

You will have some good time if you go with a family or friends. There is a nice river close to this attraction and also there are some churches and good cafes that you can visit at the same time. The best is to enjoy...More

Thank Ibo1980
Reviewed 6 days ago

In the centre of the city and where you will find the Hop on Hop off bus but also the wonderful statue of Louis 1V

Thank Jill J
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very busy and vibrant square with several cafés, restaurants and places to sit, enjoy your lunch, and people watch. The square hosts many events throughout the year and week, be sure to look out for them in order to enjoy, or miss the potential...More

Thank flaneur99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is not much here nowadays. You walk through or around on your way somewhere else.....unless there is an event going on.

Thank yorom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Still not too sure why you need a market square that is so large, but it is certainly worth visiting and taking in the really French atmosphere

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK, an open space, nothing to really write home about. Just happens to be there between other roads...

Thank miffers2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my opinion this has to be one of the ugliest squares I've visited - it's supposed to be one of the largest open squares in Europe i.e. no grass or trees. It does hold regular events which is what draws people to it and...More

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