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Rue Mercier is a cobblestone pedestrian street in Presqu'île, connected to buildings on the Saone bank through traboules.
Rue Mercier is a cobblestone pedestrian street in Presqu'île, connected to buildings on the Saone bank through traboules. The name of the street refers to the clothing industry, but today it is better known for its rows of restaurants.
56 Rue Mercière, 69002 Lyon, France
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