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What to See in Lyon

Lyon has many monuments and museums. Compared to cities such as Paris, the museums may be a disappointment.

  • Theatres Romains de Fourviere, a Roman amphitheater.
  • Tête d'Or Park, including zoo and botanical garden.
  • Basilique de Fourvière (church) , nice view of the city
  • Tour de Fourvière
  • Palais Saint-Pierre
  • Place Bellecour - Europe's largest completely clear public square.
  • Place des Terreaux
  • Musée de la Résistance (museum of the Resistance during the Second Wold War): 14 avenue Berthelot, 69007 Lyon. Tel: 04 72 73 33 54, Fax: 04 72 73 32 98. Open from 9 a.m to 5:30 p.m. Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and holidays. Fees: 3 €. Free for children under 18.
  • Musées des Arts Décoratifs and Musée des Tissus: 34 rue de la Charité 69002, Lyon. Tel: 04 78 38 42 00, Fax: 04 72 40 25 12, musees@lyon.cci.fr. Open from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. and 2 p.m. to à 5:30 p.m. Closed on Mondays and holidays. Fees (can also be used for the Musée des Tissus): Adults: 4.58 €. Groups (10 adults minimum) : 3.81 €. Students : 2.29 €. Free for children under 18.
  • Musée historique de Lyon et Musée de la Marionnette
  • Musée de l'Imprimerie: Visit it only if you're a printing specialist, the collection is important but it is presented in a totaly outdated way. To avoid. 13 rue de la Poulaillerie, 69002 Lyon. Tel: 04 78 37 65 98, Fax: 04 78 38 25 95. museeimp@lyon.asi.fr. Open from Wednesday to Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Closed on holidays. Fees: 4 €, students in groups: 2 €.
  • Institut Lumière: 25 rue du Premier Film, 69008 Lyon. Tel: 04 78 78 18 95. Open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Closed on Mondays and holidays. Fees: 2.50 €.
  • Musée d'Histoire naturelle: 28 Boulevard des Belges, 69006 Lyon. Tel: 04 72 69 05 00, Fax: 04 78 94 62 25. Open from Wednesday to Sunday, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Fees: 3 €. http://www.museum-lyon.org/
  • Musée d'Art contemporain
  • Musée des Beaux Arts
  • Musée de la Civilisation gallo-romaine:The second largest museum in France, it has all kinds of things relating to Rhone-alps history. A free visit to the Roman amphitheatres may be just as interesting for those not into the details.
  • Musée de la resistance: often holds exhibitions (mostly photography)
  • Olympique Lyonnais play football at Stade Gerland (by metro). Good atmosphere. Tickets from the club shop, 50 metres from the carousel on Rue de la République between H-d-v & Bellecour
  • Parc des Hauteurs Little known park tucked behind Fourvière close to the large tower. Contains aerial adventure course, ski slope and fantastic views towards Beaujolais

Modified: 2007-02-25 01:39:25+01
Source: http://wikitravel.org/en/Lyon


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Louis XIV at BellecourThe Roman-era Amphithéâtre des Trois Gaules

Louis XIV at Bellecour

Louis XIV at Bellecour

Source: http://wikitravel.org/en/Lyon


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