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Lyon CathedralCathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Lyon

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Monday-Friday 8:15-19:45, Saturday 8:15-19:00, Sunday 8:00-19:00. January 1, the first Monday after Easter, May 1 , May 8th, Pentecost, July 14th and November 11th 8:00-13:00. Visitors are prohibited from visiting during the week. Detailed opening time reference official website
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Place Saint-Jean, 69005 Lyon
Phone: +33-4-78547621

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Saint-Jean's Chief Cathedral is located on the Saône River in Lyon, France. It was built in 1170. The building combines medieval and Gothic styles. Because the Archbishop of Lyon enjoys the status of the chief archbishop, this church was named the chief cathedral. Here once witnessed the grand wedding of Henry IV and Queen Marie de' Medici.

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Cathédrale Saint-Jean Baptiste is located on the banks of the Saône River. It was built in 1180 and lasted for three centuries. The church is very old and has a high status. It has a history of nearly a thousand years and is both Romance and Gothic. It is said that the Archbishop of Lyon enjoys the status of chief archbishop, so his cathedral is named after the chief cathedral. The ceremony of the coronation of Pope John XXII was held here. In 1600, Henry IV and Queen Maria hosted a grand wedding ceremony here.
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