Fourvière Hill in Lyon is known as the Hill that Prays, due to the numerous churches and religious institutions located on it.
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Fourvière Hill is easily located as it rises above the River Saône on the western side of the Old Town of Lyon. This scenic hill, originally the site of the Roman settlement in 43 BC, is home to a plethora of religious venues. Visit the astounding Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière, a massive structure that dominates the skyline. It was built in 1872, featuring neo-Byzantine style and offers a magnificent view over the city.
Stroll around and stop in at the dozens of small churches, monasteries and chapels. This site attracts hundreds of Christian pilgrims every year and has been designated as a Unesco World Heritage Site. See the ruins of the Roman amphitheatre and soak up the peace and tranquillity in the Rosaire and Hauteurs Gardens. If you have a head for heights, ride on the old funicular to see amazing views, including La Tour Métallique, a tower built privately to rival the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
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