Place Bellecour

Place Bellecour is the third Largest square in France after, the Place des Quinconces in Bordeaux and the Place de la Concorde in Paris, vehicles are allowed in Places de la Concorde and des [...]

Vieux Lyon, Old Town

In 1954, Vieux Lyon, the city’s oldest district, became the first place in France to be protected under the Malraux law to defend France’s cultural sites. Covering an area of 424 [...]

Lyon Coat of Arms and Flag

Lyon Coat of Arms The coat of arms has a lion symbol and has been used on the seals of the city since the 13th century, it was granted to the city by King Philippe V in 1320, since then the coat [...]

List of Cities and Towns in Spain

List of Cities and Towns in Spain The list is organized in alphabetical order, first by the Autonomous community and then by Province, followed by City and Town Names. Spain has 44 Cities but [...]

Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

The Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon is situated near place des Terreaux in a former Benedictine convent of the 17th and 18th centuries. the building is located in the heart of Lyon, between the Rhône [...]

Cities in the United Kingdom

City status in the United Kingdom is granted by the British monarch to some communities.  Becoming a city is not automatic, but many people think that any town that has a cathedral is a city. [...]

Aberdeen Coat of arms and Flag

Aberdeen Coat of Arms The coat of arms consists of three towers within a border, which are decorated with Fleur-de-lis, the three castle represent the three buildings that stood on the three [...]

20 Amazing Facts About Lyon

FUN & INTERESTING FACTS LYON   The people of Lyon are called “Lyonnais” Lyon is the birthplace of Cinematograph picture cameras, which was invented by the Lumiere Brothers in [...]

Lyon Cathedral

Lyon Cathedral is a 12th century Romanesque and Gothic cathedral that took over four hundred years to construct. Saint Jean Baptiste is renowned for its beautiful original tainted glass windows. [...]

Lucca Coat of Arms and Flag

Lucca Coat of Arms   Truncated silver and red. The coat of arms is surmounted by a marquis crown and is surrounded by a branch of oak and one of laurel knotted together by a red ribbon with [...]