Place Bellecour is a large square in central Lyon on the peninsula (Presqu'île). At 312m x 200m tt's one of the largest in Europe and forms the focal centre of Lyon. On the square is the equestrian statue of king Louis XIV and a giant panoramic Ferris wheel. Bellecour square is connected by the pedestrian area of Rue de la République with Place de Terreaux. Adjacent to Place Bellecour is the Antonin Poncet square.
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