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The Celestins - Theater of Lyon

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Last updated date : 15/05/2024

As a shrine to dramatic art for more than two centuries, it is a stunning example of an Italian theatre with its horseshoe shaped galleries, its red and gold colour scheme. It now offers a variety of theater plays as classical and contemporary.

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Built in 1972 on the vestiges of a Celestine monastery, it has been the temple of theatrics and the dramatic performances.
A theatre boasting a capacity of 1030 people with a 170-seat room (la Célestine).

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Place des Célestins - 69002 Lyon 2ème


All year round.


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  • Visual disability
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs

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The Celestins - Theater of Lyon

Place des Célestins - 69002 Lyon 2ème

04 72 77 40 00

I go by alternative transportation

Metro A/D station Bellecour. Bus C5, C9, C10, C12, 14, 15, 15E, C20 / C20E, 27, 31, 35, 40, 88, S1.

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