10 Lyon Cathedral Facts

Lyon Cathedral Facts, The Lyon Cathedral was founded by Saint Irenaeus and Saint Pothinus and is dedicated to the Saint John the Baptist, built between 1180 and 1476 the cathedral is known as [...]

Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière was built at the end of the 19th century by Architect Pierre Bossan and the building honours the Virgin Mary, who represented at the top of the Basilica, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Photographs of Lyon

Lyon located in the east center of France, Lyon is the capital city of the Metropolis of Lyon and the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, it’s also the third largest city in France. Information and [...]