Organize a city break in Lyon. Some ideas to consult before leaving


Lyon has an incredible architectural heritage, the city has also many areas that are classified as world heritage famous Fourvière hill where the Romans had founded Lugdunum and where now Our Lady of Fourviere neo-Gothic basilica built in the nineteenth century became an emblem of Lyon.

one of the other landmarks of the city is certainly the famous traboules the slopes of the Croix-Rousse, which are actually the network path used by silk workers during the revolt of the workers in the nineteenth century and by the resistance during the second World war.

the palace of city ​​Hall is also worth visiting. It lies on one of the most beautiful squares of the city, the place Bellecour and is a historical monument. We must learn about day visit because it is not always accessible but try to take a look at the beautiful tapestries and the bell tower which is one of the largest carillons in Europe.

Just opposite is the opera of the city, already famous for its architecture, having been designed by Jean Nouvel. The scene itself is almost seven hundred square meters. The most impressive point of this imposing building is the roof-shaped dome made entirely of glass. His set square often show stage for dancers hip hop.

Another great site of the city is the park of the Golden botanical garden with exceptional head, a lake and an plain as any African output law. Whatever the season, you have to go there.

The other originality of Lyon are the murals of Tony Garnier spread around an entire neighborhood. These giant paintings twenty-five walls.

And if you love cinema and more specifically film sets, you can only be amazed by the scenery and miniature museum movies. In a pedestrian street in the heart of old Lyon, you can discover the amazing masterpieces of a miniaturist artist Dan Ohlmann who recreates in miniature film sets by staging some special moments in a movie. On 1800 m² of the building of the sixteenth century, are exhibited impressive miniature mythical scenes. In one room, you will see the operation of special effects.