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L’église Saint-Jean-Baptiste-et-Saint-Étienne, souvent appelée cathédrale Saint-Jean ou primatiale Saint-Jean est la cathédrale et primatiale de Lyon (France), elle domine le quartier médiéval et renaissance du Vieux-Lyon. Le terme de primatiale vient de celui de Primat des Gaules, titre historique de l'évêque de Lyon.

Construite de 1180 à 1480, elle mélange le style roman et le gothique. Elle abrite une horloge astronomique du XIVe siècle.

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Lyon Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Lyon) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Lyon, France, the seat of the Archbishop of Lyon.

Begun in the twelfth century on the ruins of a 6th century church, it was completed in 1476. Noteworthy are the two crosses to right and left of the altar, preserved since the council of 1274 as a symbol of the union of the churches, and the Bourbon chapel, built by the Cardinal de Bourbon and his brother Pierre de Bourbon, son-in-law of Louis XI, a masterpiece of 15th century sculpture.

The cathedral also has an astronomical clock from the 14th century.

Until the construction of the Basilica Notre Dame de Fourvière, it was the pre-eminent church in Lyon.

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