Le Lion de Bartholdi

Le Lion de Bartholdi

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Le Lion de Bartholdi


A symbol of the town's heroic resistance during the assault of 1870-1871, the Lion of Belfort owes its existence to Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, the famous sculptor behind the Statue of Liberty. A colossus made of blocks of pink sandstone set against the cliffs of the Citadel, it is now an integral part of the town's identity. Its dimensions are gigantic: 22 metres long and 11 metres high. When night falls, the Lion lights up to illuminate and protect the city. A magical sight in the Belfort sky...

Comfort and facilities

  • Pets accepted


  • Base rate - full rate adult : 1,00 €