Hôtel de Ville

Hôtel de Ville information

Lyon , France
Address
Street Place des Terreaux
Getting there
underground rail Hôtel de Ville
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Lonely Planet review

The Hôtel de Ville, fronting the place des Terreaux was built in 1655 but given its present ornate façade in 1702. When Daniel Buren’s polka-dot ‘forest’ of 69 granite fountains (embedded in the ground across much of the square) are on, join the kids in a mad dash as the water dances up, down, disappears for a second and gushes back again.