Théâtre le Guignol de Lyon, Lyon

The largest Guignol theatre is in Lyon, showing original creations for children and adults..

The largest Guignol theatre is in Lyon, showing original creations for children and adults.















About Théâtre le Guignol de Lyon

 2 Rue Louis Carrand, 69005 Lyon, France

 +33 4 78 28 92 57


Théâtre le Guignol de Lyon and Nearby Sights on Map

Rue Juiverie

The Rue Juiverie is a street of Vieux Lyon named after the Jewish community which originally settled there, but was expelled in the 14th century

Place du Change

The Place du Change is the largest square in the area, and the old site of the drapery which was used in the 15th and 16th centuries by moneychangers

Musée Gadagne

Musee Gadagne is home to Musée d'histoire de Lyon (Museum of Lyon History), and the Musée des marionnettes du monde (Museum of world puppets) which is centered around the famous Guignol of Lyon puppet character, an intelligent, brave and funny but impoverished man

St Paul Church

The St Paul Church fuses Romanesque and Gothic styles, with its oldest parts dating back to the 10th century

Mur des Lyonnais

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

Rue St Jean

Rue St Jean is the main thoroughfare of Vieux Lyon, part of the city's UNESCO World Heritage Site

Palais de Justice Historique

The French neo-classical court house of Palais de Justice, also known as 'the 24 columns' for its colonnaded facade, was built between 1835 and 1842 by architect Louis-Pierre Baltard

Rue du Boeuf

Rue du Boeuf runs parallel to the touristy Rue St Jean, but is much quieter and just as beautiful

Musée de la Miniature et des Décors de cinéma

The Miniature and Cinema Museum, housed in the 16th century Maison des Avocats (Legal Chamber), displays about 120 miniature models of various historical and contemporary scenesof houses, restaurants, workshops, schools, etc

St Jean Archaeological Garden

Adjacent to the St Jean Cathedral (on the northern side), the archaeological garden exhibits the remnants of the religious buildings which occupied the site before the cathedral was erected