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Place Sathonay is a charming neighbourhood square in Croix Rousse with old chestnut trees.
Place Sathonay is a charming neighbourhood square in Croix Rousse with old chestnut trees. Just sit at a terrace, watch the locals playing pétanque and enjoy the ambience.
Croix Rousse, Lyon
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 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 17th century City Hall on Place des Terreaux has a strikingly beautiful facade, which is radiantly illuminated at night
The Place des Terreaux is a large square in the heart of Lyon in the Presqu'ile district
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
The Museum of Fine Arts housed in the former Palais Saint-Pierre displays a fine collection of European paintings from the 14th to mid-20th century
The largest Guignol theatre is in Lyon, showing original creations for children and adults
The St Paul Church fuses Romanesque and Gothic styles, with its oldest parts dating back to the 10th century
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 Nouvel Opera house opposite the City Hall is home to the Opera National de Lyon