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African Museum
The French relationship with Africa has been somewhat of a contentious point...
 
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Alain Georges Gallery
This charming gallery specialises in figurative paintings that have been created in...
 
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Amonzevo Touring
Tourists are always looking for new and exciting ways to experience France...
 
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Ancien Palais de Justice
This area of Lyon is absolutely packed with fascinating tourist attractions and...
 
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Archaïa Antiques Centre
This antiques centre is one of the best regarded in the city...
 
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Atelier de Soierie
Lyon has since the Middle Ages been the ‘city of silk’ in...
 
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Atelier des Ombres
This gallery and workshop is a real interactive experience, and it is...
 
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Auberge du Gouvernement
This area, at the very heart of the central old town of...
 
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Bar Panoramique Sofitel
There are few better places to sit back and relax than in...
 
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Basilique de Fourvière
Constructed by well known architect Pierre Bossan, between 1872 and 1884, this...
 
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Bellecour Gallery
Situated on the same street as many of the art galleries in...
 
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Bois de Balmont
You have to travel a little bit off the traditional beaten track...
 
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Buddhist Centre
The Buddhist Centre is a place of tranquillity and calm, focussed around...
 
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Captiva
This centre was a joint project between the authorities in Lyon and...
 
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Cathedrale St-Jean
This beautiful church was begun building in 1170, and has been added...
 
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Celestins Theatre
It took architect G. Andre five years to complete this magnificent theatre,...
 
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Charveriat Gallery
Set in the 6th District of Lyon this gallery has had a...
 
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Chomarat Gallery
A beautiful gallery, this venue is dedicated to works of contemporary art...
 
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Church of the Annunciation
This church is a very hard one to place in one architectural...
 
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Conservatory of Music
Architecturally this is one of the most interesting buildings in this area...
 
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Contemporary Art Museum
The Museum of Contemporary art has been a well loved fixture in...
 
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Eau-Forte
This superb gallery carries a fine permanent collection of drawings and engravings....
 
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Eglise Saint-Paul
It is thought that this is one of the oldest remaining churches...
 
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Fire Museum
This museum charts over 250 years of fire fighting in France....
 
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Galerie Dettinger-Mayer
If you’ve had enough of the mainstream art scene, of which there...
 
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Galerie Domi Nostrae
If you are looking for a slightly different type of gallery, one...
 
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Gerland Stadium
This amazing piece of sporting architecture was created in 1926 by the...
 
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Grande Mosquee de Lyon
When the building of this mosque began in 1992, it was surrounded...
 
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Grande Synagogue
This beautiful synagogue is one of the grandest buildings situated by the...
 
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Halle Tony Garnier
Tony Garnier was one of the best known architects in France in...
 
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Homme de la Roche
Hans Kleberger is known by most of the citizens of Lyon simply...
 
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Hospital Museum
Located extremely close to the main hospital in central Lyon, this museum...
 
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Hotel Bullioud
Philibert Delorme designed this magnificent building in 1536. It is quite...
 
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Hotel Dieu
There is a legend in the city of Lyon that this building...
 
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Hotel Laurencin
There are several fine town houses in the heart of old Lyon,...
 
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Hotel Paterin
Lyon has a rich and interesting architectural history and most of the...
 
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Hotel de Ville
S. Maupin was the architect charged with the formidable charge of creating...
 
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Hotel de la Couronne
This quite outstanding mansion was built as a private house in the...
 
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Immaculee Conception
Pierre Bossan designed several of the most prominent churches in the heart...
 
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International Puppet Museum
Guignol is the most famous puppet ever to have been created, and...
 
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Jardin Archeologique St-Jean
These gardens are a fascinating place to visit, at the heart of...
 
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Jardin des Chartreux
Situated close to the local church in this area of Lyon, the...
 
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Jardin des Plantes
This fine set of gardens is quite different to the Jardin des...
 
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Jardin du Rosaire
Although this garden is in the shadow of the great basilica, it...
 
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Laurencin Gallery
This street is filled with exciting art galleries, each and everyone with...
 
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Loge du Change
This is one of the most iconic buildings in the city of...
 
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Lumière Institute
This was once the home of Louis and Auguste, the famous brothers...
 
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Lyon History Museum
The building that houses this museum is without a doubt one of...
 
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Maison Thomassin
Lyon became one of the most important cities in France in the...
 
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Maison des Avocats
This marvellous mansion house was once known as the Croix d’Or, an...
 
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Maison des Canuts
It was in the mid 19th Century that the ‘Canuts’, the fabric...
 
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Maison du Chamarier
A chamarier was a person that was responsible for guarding the security...
 
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Maison du Soleil
This house is one of several remarkable pieces of late 16th Century...
 
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Malaval Gallery
This gallery remains popular with local people because it almost entirely focuses...
 
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Manecanterie
Situated to the right of the cathedral’s main facade, this piece of...
 
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Mazarini Gallery
When you arrive at this fine gallery, your journey of artistic discovery...
 
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Michel Estades Gallery
The Provence School was a well respected group of artists who began...
 
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Municipal Library of Lyon
It is no surprise that such a large and learned city as...
 
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Mur Mur Climbing Centre
It doesn’t matter if you are a committed climber or a complete...
 
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Museum of Dolls
This small private museum has been created by an enthusiast who started...
 
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Museum of Fabrics
Lyon has always been famed as being the city of silk; it...
 
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Museum of Printing and the Bank
Located in the Hotel de la Couronne, this museum was opened in...
 
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Museum of Roman Life
The history of Lyon is one of the longest and most interesting...
 
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Natural History Museum for Children
This museum is quite unique in that it is almost entirely focussed...
 
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Nautical Centre
Although this centre is situated next to the River Rhone, it is...
 
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Notre-Dame de Saint-Vincent
This fantastic church stands close to the river and was designed by...
 
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Olivier Houg Gallery
Many of the galleries in central Lyon focus on established artists work...
 
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Opera of Lyon
The Lyon Opera is one of the hubs of cultural life in...
 
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Palais Episcopal Saint-Jean
The Ecclesiastic Dome has been a regular feature of Lyonnais architecture next...
 
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Palais Saint-Pierre
According to a good collection of medieval texts that exist on the...
 
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Palais de la Miniature
This is a beautiful little private museum tucked away down a quiet...
 
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Parc Chambovet
This vast park is one of the crowning glories of Lyon’s open...
 
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Parc Georges Bazin
Situated in the middle of a busy residential and commercial area in...
 
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Parc de Parilly
Situated in the south west of the city, Parc de Parilly is...
 
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Parc de la Tete d’Or
This enormous park is located close to the centre of Lyon....
 
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Place Antonin Poncet
When the Hospital de la Charite was demolished in the early 1930s,...
 
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Place Bellecour
After the French Revolution, there were a tiny amount of royal squares...
 
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Place des Jacobins
This is one of the finest public squares in the city, taking...
 
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Place des Terreaux
The name of this square relates to the many muddy moats that...
 
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Prefecture Building
This beautiful piece of municipal architecture was the responsibility of architect A....
 
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Quai des Ludes
This interesting association has a history that dates back well over a...
 
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Quartier des Etats-Unis
It was in 1905 that the mayor of Lyon appointed the eminent...
 
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Rambling Centre
The Rambling Centre is located at the heart of Lyon and although...
 
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Resistance and Deportation Museum
This quite chilling museum tells the story of the French Resistance and...
 
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Rhône Accueil
This organisation was set up to help those people that have just...
 
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River Rhône, The
The importance of this, one of the largest rivers in France, cannot...
 
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River Saône, The
The River Saône is one of the more famous in France....
 
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Roman Amphitheatre
It is amazing how long the Roman civilisation that once existed in...
 
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Sacred Art Museum
This museum is one of the finest collections of religious art and...
 
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Saint Jean Apotre
Architect A. Chomel was instructed to design a modern church in the...
 
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Saint Nom-de-Jesus
This fine abbey was constructed in the style of a late Middle...
 
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Saint Polycarpe
The original church building was constructed in the 17th Century and underwent...
 
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Saint-Andre
Built over a period of nearly fifty years from the mid 19th...
 
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Saint-François de Sales
Benoir and Dulin were the two architects charged with the task of...
 
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Saint-Georges
Pierre Bosan was the architect responsible for completely rebuilding the church in...
 
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Saint-Georges Gallery
One of the great institutions of the long and illustrious Lyonnais art...
 
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Saint-Irenee
There have been a series of archaeological gigs in the 20th Century...
 
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Saint-Just
Although there was an ancient 11th Century church in this street with...
 
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Saint-Laurent de Choulans
This is one of several exciting archaeological discoveries that have been made...
 
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Saint-Paul Gallery
Some galleries are extremely specialist in their nature and others like to...
 
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Skating Centre
This youth project is a very popular part of the Lyon entertainment...
 
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Telecommunications Museum
The Telecommunications Museum is housed in old telephone exchange in the centre...
 
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Tombeaux Romains
There have been a great deal of archaeological finds in the area...
 
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Tony Garnier Urban Museum
Tony Garnier is one of the most famous names ever to have...
 
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Tour Metallique
Standing opposite the great basilica, this interesting piece of 20th Century architecture...
 
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Tour Rose
Today this building is home to one of the most popular restaurants...
 
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Vrais Rêves Gallery
It has been since the 1980s that this gallery has been wowing...
 
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