Modern Lyon is still the center of the industrial region, but the city is mostly known by large number of historical places of interest. This place is also famous for its aesthetic cuisine, numerous museums that feature wide choice of pieces of art, ancient paintings, textile, furniture and other antiquities.
The old part of Lyon is located on the Fourvière hill. This place is a true beauty with its old parks, archeological park of Fourvière, the ruins of the Roman theater and amphitheater, a huge park and garden Tet d’Or, Bellecour Square, old Croix Rousse quarter specializing in silk weaving with its labyrinth streets, Terro quarter, Saint Marten d’Ene Church and more. Tourists will also not forget their visit to the museum of dolls in Hotel de Gadagne – one of the most amazing mansions of the city built in the Renaissance style.
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