Did you know that there were once 11 churches in Vieux-Lyon?
Heritage / UNESCO
Today, only three remain, which just goes to show the importance of the Church during Medieval times and the Renaissance. And the Presqu'île abounds with Roman and Gothic buildings for you to visit too! At the end of the 19th century, Pierre Bossan made an indelible mark on Lyon by building his basilica on top of Fourvière hill. Other religions are also well represented. Among the landmarks that are really worth seeing is the architecture of the modern-day Great Mosque, the temples and synagogues, and there is even a pagoda within close proximity of Lyon!