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.
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.
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.
* 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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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).
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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 ("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.
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.
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-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.
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.