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This Rue de la Republique is the main downtown shopping district, a pedestrian street lined with luxury shops as well as affordable retailers.
This Rue de la Republique is the main downtown shopping district, a pedestrian street lined with luxury shops as well as affordable retailers. Laid out in the 19th century, it has Haussman-style buildings from the time.
The Rue du Président Edouard Herriot is an important street in the Presqu'ile quarter, part of Lyon's UNESCO World Heritage site
Lyon was a centre of printing and book trade in Europe in the 15th - 16th century, and the Musee de l'Imprimerie in Hôtel de la Couronne showcases the city's historical collections of books and the graphic arts
Rue Mercier is a cobblestone pedestrian street in Presqu'île, connected to buildings on the Saone bank through traboules
The Marche Saint-Antoine is a major French food and flower market in an upscale neighbourhood of Lyon
The Saint-Nizier Church is a Flamboyant Gothic church with a Renaissance portal that is named after 6th century bishop Nicetius of Lyon
Place des Jacobins is one of the most well-known squares in Lyon
The Hôtel-Dieu de Lyon stands on the banks of the Rhone as an imposing historical building that was the oldest hospital in town
The Nouvel Opera house opposite the City Hall is home to the Opera National de Lyon
The Museum of Fine Arts housed in the former Palais Saint-Pierre displays a fine collection of European paintings from the 14th to mid-20th century
Theatre des Celestins counts among the few theatres in France that have been operational for over 200 years, the first one at the site having been opened in 1792