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The Museum of Contemporary Art only holds temporary exhibitions by national and international artists, which are often very interesting and popular.
The Museum of Contemporary Art only holds temporary exhibitions by national and international artists, which are often very interesting and popular. It hosts the Lyon Biennial of Contemporary Art.
81 Quai Charles de Gaulle, 69006 Lyon, France
+33 4 72 69 17 18
The right bank of the river Rhône has a 5-km promenade with various landscapes and great views over the Croix-Rousse and Presqu'Ile areas
Completed in 1862, the 115-hectare English-style Parc de la Tete d'Or or Park of the Golden Head is one of the largest and most beautiful urban parks in France
Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse is an indoor food market with 59 shops selling the best of Lyon's gourmet creations
The Lyon National Orchestra plays in this impressive, modern concert hall which also hosts some jazz and world music concerts
The Jardin Rosa Mir in the Croix Rousse quarter was built by a Spanish refugee Jules Senis, and dedicated to his mother
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
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
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
Ile Barbe is a charming island on the river Saône and the only inhabited island in Lyon