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Eglise Saint Nizier

Place Saint Nizier, 69001, Lyon, France
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Gothic must see

This is worth the time to visit and reflect. Not the most visited church and offers serenity and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Silver Spring, Maryland
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The splendid high Gothic style's Church in old Lyon

The Saint-Nizier church in one of the oldest location concerning the christian presence during the... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
J. Francis P
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  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
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Place Saint Nizier, 69001, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is worth the time to visit and reflect. Not the most visited church and offers serenity and beauty.

Thank jeffk334
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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.

Thank J. Francis P
Reviewed 30 January 2017 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.

Thank Tony J
Reviewed 5 January 2017

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

Thank venture_travel
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...More

Thank Ronald J
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...More

Thank observer2011
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.

Thank Daytripper1on1
Reviewed 4 July 2016

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

Thank Keith1812
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...More

Thank Pomerols
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...More

Thank Dimitris L
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