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Cathedrale Saint-Jean, Lyon, France

 
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Distance from city center: 1.1mi
stef's pictureby stef Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 19th of September, 2009
Built from the 12th to the 14th century. It's a mixture of roman and gothic style.

Address:
Quai Romain-Rolland

 
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