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Place des Celestins, Lyon

#11 of 33 in Historic Sites in Lyon
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Place des Célestins is a square located in the Célestins quarter, in the 2nd arrondissement of Lyon. The square was named after the religious of the Order of the Celestines which were installed from 1407 to 1778. Redevelopment in 1995 added an underground car park. This zone is served by the metro station Bellecour. It belongs to the zone classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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  • Place des Celestins is a lovely square. We visited to look at the architecturally wonderful 19th century Theatre des Célestins. It is certainly worth stopping by and it is close to many other...  more »
  • The square itself is rather nice, but the structure in the parking garage structure is quite interesting! From the square walk down the stairs to the parking lot and exit into the parking lot. Walk...  more »

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