Palais St-Pierre

Interesting
This 17 and 18C palace used to house the Abbey of the ladies of Saint-Pierre, which recruited from the highest nobility. The buildings have retained some aspects of their Italian inspired original decoration (refectory, main staircase). Disused during the Revolution, the building is today home to the Fine-Arts museum. See the Sacred Wood by Puvis de Chavannes on the entrance staircase.

Useful information

Address : 

20 place des Terreaux

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Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon
In the chancel that has been converted
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Place des Terreaux
Place des Terreaux
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Hôtel de ville
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Établissement de Condition publique des Soies
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Other ideas « Art and Culture »

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon
In the chancel that has been converted
3:00
Hôtel de ville
Hôtel de ville
Put up by Simon Maupin This is a large
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Opéra
Opéra
Facing the Town Hall, the Opéra has a
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