The city reflects 2,000 years of history, with a Roman amphitheater in Fourvière, medieval and Renaissance architecture in Vieux Lyon, and the modern, redeveloped Confluence district on the Presqu'île peninsula between the rivers.

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Park Tete d'Or

park, zoo

Basilica Notre Dame de Fourviere

UNESCO world heritage

Miniature Museum and Theater

movie museum


secret passages

Odeon theater and Antiques

2nd century theatre

Museum of Fine Arts

fine arts museum

St. John the Baptist Cathedral

15th century church

Les Halles Lyon

food market

Fourviere Hill

hill, roman settlement

Place Terreaux

historic square


hill town

Gallo-Roman Museum

roman artifacts

Confluence Museum

science museum

Mur des Canuts

murals of lyon

Light Institute

french film museum


cafes, restaurants, shopping

Museum of Textiles and Decorative Arts

fabric museum

Place Bellecour

public square

City Hall

historic building

History Center of the Resistance and Deportation (CHRD)

history museum

House Canuts

silk production

Gadagne Museum

history, puppets

Lyon Opera

opera theatre

Museum of Contemporary Art Lyon

art museum

Canal chips

flea market

Museum of printing and graphic communications

print history

Zoo Lyon

small zoo

The Sugar

arts center

Parish of Saint Nizier

16th century

Célestins, Lyon Theatre

1877 theatre

National Memorial prison Montluc

former prison

Court Voraces

old building

Shrine of St. Bonaventure

14th century