8/43.- Lyon, Basilica Notre-Dame, facade


When the Romans left, the Hill of Fourviere was abandoned. Till the 16th century it was mainly used to cultivate vineyards. At the beginning of this century, many religious communities settled on the hill. For this reason the hill was also known as the "Praying Hill".

The Basilica of 'Notre Dame de la Fourviere' mixes Greek, Gothic, Byzantine, Neoclassic and many other influences. The church is very beautiful, especially its facade. But the best part is behind its doors. Come with me ...

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