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Amphitheatre of the Three Gauls
Amphitheatre of the Three Gauls

The Amphitheatre of the Three Gauls (French: Amphithéâtre des Trois Gaules) of Lugdunum was part of the federal sanctuary of the three Gauls dedicated to the cult of Rome and Augustus celebrated by the 60 Gallic tribes when they gathered at Lugdunum.

Ancient Theatre of Fourvière
Ancient Theatre of Fourvière

The theatre during the festival The Ancient Theatre of Fourvière (French: Théâtre antique de Lyon) is a Roman theatre in Lyon, France. It was built on the hill of Fourvière, which is located in the center of the Roman city.

Aquarium du Grand Lyon
Aquarium du Grand Lyon

Aquarium du Grand Lyon. Learn out about the Aquarium in Lyon France that features over 5,000 varieties of sea creatures and over 450 species in 40 massive tanks. Learn out about the Aquarium in Lyon France that features over 5,000 varieties of sea creatures and over 450 species in 40 massive tanks.

Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière
Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

The Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière is a minor basilica in Lyon. It was built with private funds between 1872 and 1884 in a dominant position overlooking the city. The site it occupies was once the Roman forum of Trajan, the forum vetus, thus its name.

Berges du Rhône
Berges du Rhône

The Berges du Rhône (Banks of the Rhône) or Quais du Rhône (Quays of the Rhône) refer to a series of parks, quays, streets and walking paths along the Rhône river in Lyon, France.

Botanical Garden
Botanical Garden

* BOTANICAL GARDENS: entrance Avenue Verguin. Previously located on the slopes of Croix-Rousse. Created in 1795, this garden de la Déserte became too small and was moved to the Parc de la Tête d'Or in 1857, 4,000 plants were moved and the Orangerie was rebuilt stone by stone.

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Centre d'Histoire de la réSistance et de la déPortation
Centre d'Histoire de la réSistance et de la déPortation

The Barbie trial was the first trial for crimes against humanity in France, and was an important moment in history and for the remembrance of the Occupation years, sharing in the awakening of the Lyon's collective memory and prefiguring the creation of the Resistance and Deportation History Centre.

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Des Hauteurs Park
Des Hauteurs Park

Plan to visit Des Hauteurs Park, France. Get details of Location, timings and contact. Find the reviews and ratings to know better.

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ÉGlise Saint-Bonaventure
ÉGlise Saint-Bonaventure

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ÉGlise Saint-Georges
ÉGlise Saint-Georges

The Église Saint-Georges (Church of St. George) is a Roman Catholic church located on the Place François-Bertras, in the Vieux Lyon quarter, in the 5th arrondissement of Lyon. It is under the direction of the Primatiale parish and was named in honor of Saint George.

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ÉGlise Saint-Paul
ÉGlise Saint-Paul

The Église Saint-Paul is a Roman Catholic church located in Lyon, France. It is situated in the Vieux Lyon, in the Saint-Paul quarter, in the 5th arrondissement of Lyon. The cathedral is in the Romanesque and Gothic architectural styles.

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Equestrian Statue of Louis XIV
Equestrian Statue of Louis XIV

The statue of Louis XIV at place Bellecour with the Notre-Dame de Fourvière basilica, March 1998, Lyon, France.

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Fontaine Bartholdi
Fontaine Bartholdi

Lyon, France The Fontaine Bartholdi is a fountain sculpted by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and realised in 1889 by Gaget & Gautier. It was erected at the Place des Terreaux, in the 1st arrondissement of Lyon, in September 1892.

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Fourvière
Fourvière

Fourvière is a district of Lyon, France and also a hill immediately west of the old part of the town, rising abruptly from the river Saône and then gently sloping down to the north-west. It is the site of the original Roman settlement of Lugdunum (43 BC).

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Fresque des Lyonnais
Fresque des Lyonnais

The Fresque des Lyonnais is one of Lyon's most creative and artistic monuments. An 800-square meter wall mural, it showcases 30 of the most influential Lyonnais to date, individuals from throughout history who helped make the city what it is today.

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Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon-Fourvière
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon-Fourvière

DIRECTIONS TO Lyon Gallo-Roman Museum The Gallo-Roman Museum is a 10-15 min walk from Vieux Lyons metro station on line D. Buses 13 and 18 also stop nearby. Nearest funicular – Fourvière.

Grand Casino de Lyon - Pharaoh
Grand Casino de Lyon - Pharaoh

Grand Casino of Lyon The Pharaon 70 quai Charles de Gaulle Cité Internationale - 69006 Lyon 6ème Gamble in a majestic ancient Egyptian setting. Traditional games: whatever you play, our casino offers a winning combination of entertainment and excitement.

Hôtel de Ville, Lyon
Hôtel de Ville, Lyon

The Hôtel de Ville de Lyon is the city hall of the City of Lyon and one of the largest historic buildings in the city, located between the Place des Terreaux and the Place de la Comédie, in front of the Opera Nouvel. Since 12 July 1886, the building has been classified as a Monument historique.

Hôtel-Dieu de Lyon
Hôtel-Dieu de Lyon

Hotel dieu Hôtel-Dieu de Lyon was a hospital of historical significance situated on the west bank of the Rhone river, on the "Presque-isle" (the Peninsula between the Saône and Rhone rivers which run through the city center).

Institut Lumière,
Institut Lumière,

Institut Lumière is Lyon's cinema museum. It was the home of Lumière brothers who created the Cinematograph and the set of their very first film in 1895. Institut Lumière is Lyon's cinema museum.

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Jardin des Chartreux
Jardin des Chartreux

Le Jardin des Chartreux est le coin le plus paisible de Lyon par ces belles soirées d'été. Tout en longueur, on peut s'y promener en se sentant loin de la ville. Il y a des petits arbustes en bordure et une vue imprenable sur Fourvière et le Vieux-Lyon.

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Jardin Rosa Mir
Jardin Rosa Mir

The Jardin Rosa Mir (English: Rosa Mir Garden) is a garden located in the center of La Croix-Rousse quarter in the 4th arrondissement of Lyon, and created by Jules Senis. It is housed in a courtyard of the building at No. 83 Grande Rue de la Croix-Rousse. It can be accessed through a path located at No. 87 in the same street.

La Croix-Rousse
La Croix-Rousse

La Croix-Rousse is a hill 254 metres (833 ft) high in the city of Lyon, France, as well as the name of a neighborhood located on this hill.

La Maison des Canuts
La Maison des Canuts

Go on a guided tour and discover Jacquard’s invention through weaving demonstrations on hand looms, silkworms’ lifecycle, the Canuts social influence during the 19 th century and today’s reality in Rhône-Alpes textile industry.

La Part-Dieu
La Part-Dieu

Gare de la Part-Dieu (English: Part-Dieu railway station) is the primary railway station in Lyon, France. It is situated on the Paris-Lyon-Marseille railway. The train services are operated by SNCF. This zone is served by the metro line B, tram T1 (2001), T3 (2006), T4 (2013) and the Rhônexpress (2010).

Le Jardin du Rosaire
Le Jardin du Rosaire

Les jardins du Rosaire occupent la pente est de la colline de Fourvière sous la basilique. Le jardin a son entrée basse 40 montée Saint Barthélemy, avec une entrée annexe par la montée Billé, deux entrées hautes de part et d’autre de l’esplanade de Fourvière et une entrée coté sud place de l’Antiquaille, en bas de la rue Cléberg.

Lyon Cathedral
Lyon Cathedral

Lyon Cathedral (French: Cathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Lyon) is a Roman Catholic church located on Place Saint-Jean in Lyon, France.The cathedral is dedicated to Saint John the Baptist, and is the seat of the Archbishop of Lyon

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Lyon Zoo
Lyon Zoo

Lyon Zoo (fr. Zoo de Lyon, also known as Jardin zoologique de Lyon, or Zoo du Parc de la Tête d'Or) is a zoo in France located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes inside parc de la Tête d'Or in the town of Lyon. The zoo was founded 1858 by Claude-Marius Vaïsse (8 July 1799 – 8 August 1864), a French lawyer who joined the administration of the July Monarchy.

Metallic Tower of Fourvière
Metallic Tower of Fourvière

The Tour métallique de Fourvière ("Metallic tower of Fourvière"), a landmark of Lyon, France, is a steel framework tower which bears a striking resemblance to the Eiffel Tower, which predates it by three years. With a height of 85.9 metres and weight of 210 tons, the "metallic tower" was built between 1892 and 1894.

Movies & Miniature Museum
Movies & Miniature Museum

Some movies have been so successful that the studios keep releasing more and more sequels, or movies with the same characters and basic plots. At the opposite end of the scale to the blockbuster, there is the independent, art, or Indie movie.

Mur des Canuts
Mur des Canuts

You may find a baker bringing her bread out to cool, a businesswoman rushing to work, or a child playing. All of the images reflect the dynamic energy and humor of the city in which they’re painted. Add Le Mur Des Canuts to your Lyon travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Lyon trip planning site.

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Musée d'art Contemporain de Lyon
Musée d'art Contemporain de Lyon

Musée d'art contemporain situé à Lyon, France. Un musée nouveau à chaque visite et des expositions inédites, que vous ne verrez nulle part ailleurs. Actualité, activités culturelles, visites, agenda.

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Musée de l'Imprimerie
Musée de l'Imprimerie

Invitée par Lyon Parc Auto et le Musée de l'Imprimerie et de la Communication Graphique à créer une proposition en écho à notre exposition Andy Warhol Ephemera, Gaëlle Loth a décidé de travailler sur une époque qui la fascine au plus haut point dans la carrière de Warhol : celle de la Silver Factory, cœur battant du renouveau artistique de la fin des années 60.

Musée des Confluences
Musée des Confluences

Unmissable in Lyon, the musée des Confluences tells the story of mankind and the history of life. Unprecedented in the world of European museums, it sets up a dialogue between all the sciences to better understand the world.

Musée Gadagne
Musée Gadagne

The Musée Gadagne is a museum located in the center of the Vieux Lyon, in the Saint-Jean quarter, in the 5th arrondissement of Lyon. It is composed of the Musée d'histoire de Lyon (Museum of Lyon History) and the Musée des marionnettes du monde (Museum of world puppets). The building was classified as monument historique in 1920.

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Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

The Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ((in French) Musée des beaux-arts de Lyon) is a municipal museum of fine arts in the French city of Lyon. It is housed near place des Terreaux in a former Benedictine convent of the 17th and 18th centuries.

Museum of Textiles
Museum of Textiles

Located in two 18th century hôtels particuliers of Lyon's 2nd arrondissement, the institution consists in two distinct museums although they are administered as one : the Musée des Tissus (Museum of Textiles) and the Musée des arts décoratifs (Decorative Arts Museum).

Parc de Gerland
Parc de Gerland

www.lyon.fr /lieu /patrimoine /parc-de-gerland.html Parc de Gerland (pronounced [paʁk də ʒəʁlɑ̃nd]), also called Parc du Confluent, is a large greenspace in Lyon situated on a former industrial site in the south of the city near the confluence of the Rhône and the Saone.

Parc de la Tête d'or
Parc de la Tête d'or

Parc de la Tête d'or ("Park of the Golden Head"), in Lyon, is a large urban park in France with an area of approximately 117 hectares (290 acres). Located in the 6th arrondissement, it features a lake on which boating takes place during the summer months.

Parc Sergent Blandan
Parc Sergent Blandan

Parc Sergent Blandan, also shortened to Parc Blandan, is an urban park in the 7th arrondissement of Lyon in Lyon, France adjacent to Cimetière de la Guillotière Ancien.

Place Bellecour
Place Bellecour

La Place Bellecour is a large square in the centre of Lyon, France, to the north of the Ainay district.

Place des Jacobins
Place des Jacobins

The Place des Jacobins is a square located in the 2nd arrondissement of Lyon. It was created in 1556 and a fountain was added in 1856. The square belongs to the zone classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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Presqu'île
Presqu'île

Many of Lyon's historic buildings can be found in Lyon's Presqu'ile region. This is the area between the Rhone river and the Saone river and makes up the 2nd, 1st and 4th arrondissement. The Presqu'ile district of Lyon. The Presqu'ile is at the heart of Lyon and occupies the area between the two rivers.

Roseraie du Parc de la Tête d'Or
Roseraie du Parc de la Tête d'Or

Le Parc offre la particularité de présenter trois roseraies complémentaires. Cette richesse témoigne de la place prépondérante que la région occupe dans l’histoire de la rose. La Roseraie internationale s’étend sur 5 hectares et compte plus de 16 000 rosiers, répartis en 450 variétés.

Saint-Jean
Saint-Jean

Lyon Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church located on Place Saint-Jean in Lyon, France. The cathedral is dedicated to Saint John the Baptist, and is the seat of the Archbishop of Lyon.

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Saint-Nizier Church
Saint-Nizier Church

Saint-Nizier church [History of the church] [Photographs of outside] [stained glasses] The site of the church is in charge of religious history and is attached to the memory of the first 48 martyrs of Lyon and Gaules, torture victims into 177, among whom holy Pothin and holy Blandine were.

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Vieux Lyon
Vieux Lyon

Introduction to the Lyon Old Town. Lyon Old Town is a Renaissance district: it was the main part of the town in the 16 th century. Then, people progressively started to lose interest in that area, while Lyon Presqu’île was developing. Some parts of “Vieux-Lyon” even became unhealthy during the first half of the 20 th century.

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