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

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Parc de la Tête d'Or, Lyon

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.

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. Highlights of the park include the large greenhouses, botanical garden, boating lake, rose gardens, velodrome, and a zoo with an African Plain in which animals can run free on 2.5 acres of land.


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About Parc de la Tête d'Or

 69006 Lyon, France

 +33 4 72 69 47 60

 www.lyon.fr

Parc de la Tête d'Or and Nearby Sights on Map

Musée d'Art Contemporain

The Museum of Contemporary Art only holds temporary exhibitions by national and international artists, which are often very interesting and popular

Rhône Banks

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

l'Auditorium de Lyon

The Lyon National Orchestra plays in this impressive, modern concert hall which also hosts some jazz and world music concerts

Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse

Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse is an indoor food market with 59 shops selling the best of Lyon's gourmet creations

Marche de la Croix Rousse

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

Jardin Rosa Mir

The Jardin Rosa Mir in the Croix Rousse quarter was built by a Spanish refugee Jules Senis, and dedicated to his mother

Mur des Canuts

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

Opera Nouvel

The Nouvel Opera house opposite the City Hall is home to the Opera National de Lyon

Montée de la Grande Côte

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

African Museum of Lyon

The African Museum of Lyon is dedicated to West African culture and civilization, showcasing over 2000 exhibits on 3 levels, thematically arranged as 'Everyday Life', 'Social Life', and 'Religious Life'