Lyon

Lyon is a city in east-central France, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, about 470 km (292 mi) from Paris and 320 km (199 mi) from Marseille. Inhabitants of the city are called Lyonnais. Lyon had a population of 506,615 in 2014 and is France's third-largest city after Paris and Marseille. Lyon is the capital of the Metropolis of Lyon and the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. The metropolitan area of Lyon had a population of 2,237,676 in 2013, the second-largest in France after Paris. The city is known for its cuisine and gastronomy and historical and architectural landmarks and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lyon was historically an important area for the production and weaving of silk. It played a significant role in the history of cinema: Auguste and Louis Lumière invented the cinematographe in Lyon.

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Vieux Lyon

The Vieux Lyon is the largest Renaissance district of Lyon in the 5th arrondissement of Lyon. This zone is served by the metro line D In 1954, Vieux-Lyon, the city's oldest district, became the f...

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Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon-Fourvière

The Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon-Fourvière is a museum on the Gallo-Roman civilisation in Lyon (Roman Lugdunum), previously located in the heart of the Roman city and now sited near the city's Roman ...

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La Croix-Rousse

This zone is served by the metro line C La Croix-Rousse is a hill (254m) in the city of Lyon, France, as well as the name of a neighborhood located on this hill. The neighborhood is divided into ...