Lyon: Bartholdi Fountain... - Secret World

Place des Terreaux, 69001 Lyon, Francia

Lara Kipling


The magnificent fountain located in Lyon France's central square (Place des Terreaux) was created by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi. The fountain is a popular spot for friends to meet and for tourist to gather. There are a number of good outdoor restaurants nearby. Bartholdi's best known sculpture was called "Liberty Enlightening the World". It is more commonly known as the "Statue of Liberty". The Bartholdi Fountain – Key Figures are: 21 tons of lead and iron, a skin of extremely fine lead (between 1 and 4 mm thick),9 m across, 4.85 m high, 15 m in diameter