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The Garden of Curiosities is a small garden hidden in the bottom of Place de l'Abbé Larue behind a metallic door.
The Garden of Curiosities is a small garden hidden in the bottom of Place de l'Abbé Larue behind a metallic door. It was designed by Canadian artists in a surrealistic spirit. It is a great viewpoint over the southern part of Lyon, with Mont Blanc in the distance and the Saone below.
Passage des Hauts de St Just, Lyon
The Gallo-Roman Museum showcases ancient Roman artifacts and remains from Lyon's historic past, including sculptures, art, coins, pottery, mosaics, and a plan-relief of Lugdunum (ancient Lyon)
This picturesque montée (sloping street on hillside) starts behind Vieux Lyon metro station and ends quite close to the Roman theatres of Fourvière
The Church of St
St Georges is the south part of Vieux Lyon, the Renaissance Quarter
The Basilica of Saint-Martin d'Ainay is the only entirely Romanesque church in Lyon, dating back to the 11th-12th centuries
The Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière atop Fourvière Hill is votively dedicated to Virgin Mary, patron saint of Lyon, for saving the city from several adversities – scurvy in 1638, the Black Death of bubonic plague that spread through Europe in 1643, cholera epidemic in 1832, and Prussian invasion in 1870
The Parc des Hauteurs is located along the hillside between the metallic tower of Fourvière and the Loyasse cemetery, and offers great views towards the Monts d'Or and Beaujolais
The 86 m tall Metallic Tower of Fourviere stands as a replica of the Eiffel Tower, completed in 1894
Rue Victor Hugo is a pedestrian street in the Presqu'ile quarter, part of Lyon's UNESCO World Heritage site
The Rue Auguste Comte runs parallel to Rue Victor Hugo, and is home to most of the antique shops in Lyon