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Basilique Saint-Martin-d'Ainay, Lyon, France

 
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Distance from city center: 0.6mi
stef's pictureby stef Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 19th of September, 2009
Lion's oldest church, inauguration in 1107 is built in roman style. The round pillars are from a church form Rome.

Address:
7-11 Rue de Jarente, 69002 Lyon, France

 
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