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The Church of Saint-Bruno des Chartreux is the only Baroque church in Lyon, dating back to the 17th century.
The Church of Saint-Bruno des Chartreux is the only Baroque church in Lyon, dating back to the 17th century. The interior is magnificent, especially the altar (by Servandoni, modified by Soufflot, 18th century) and the canopy (by Servandoni).
9 Impasse des Chartreux, 69001 Lyon, France
+33 4 78 28 41 68
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