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Le Mur des Canuts on Boulevard des Canuts is an extensive trompe-l'oeil fresco dedicated to the history and typical architecture of the Croix-Rousse hill which was traditionally inhabited by canuts or silk workers..
Le Mur des Canuts on Boulevard des Canuts is an extensive trompe-l'oeil fresco dedicated to the history and typical architecture of the Croix-Rousse hill which was traditionally inhabited by canuts or silk workers.
Boulevard des Canuts, Lyon
The Jardin Rosa Mir in the Croix Rousse quarter was built by a Spanish refugee Jules Senis, and dedicated to his mother
The Marche de la Croix Rousse is a popular local market hosting about 120 official vendors that sell freshly picked produce, meat, processed foods from Lyonnaise sausages to a variety of delightful cheese and wine
The 7 storey Fresque des Lyonnais painted wall portraits some of the most famous Lyonnaise, from Renaissance poets Louise Labé and Maurice Sceve to the renowned Lumière brothers who invented cinema, celebrity chef Paul Bocuse, and the Little Prince by author Antoine de St-Exupery
The Amphitheatre des Trois Gaules is a Roman theatre from 19 BC that marks the place where the first Christian martyrs of Gaul were thrown to the lions in 177 AD
The Montée de la Grande Côte is steep street in the Croix Rousse quarter connecting the Terreaux quarter to the Plateau de la Croix Rousse
Place Sathonay is a charming neighbourhood square in Croix Rousse with old chestnut trees
The St Paul Church fuses Romanesque and Gothic styles, with its oldest parts dating back to the 10th century
The largest Guignol theatre is in Lyon, showing original creations for children and adults
The Rue Juiverie is a street of Vieux Lyon named after the Jewish community which originally settled there, but was expelled in the 14th century
The Church of Saint-Bruno des Chartreux is the only Baroque church in Lyon, dating back to the 17th century