The legendary Gallo-Roman history of Lugdunum at the top of the Fourvière hill and the splendor of the French Renaissance in the heart of Old Lyon are exhibited in the 5th district of Lyon.

A true open-air museum: Saint-Jean cathedral, Saint-Georges churches, Saint-Paul, old cobbled streets, traboules that weave real secret networks.

The Gadagne and Lugdunum museums welcome you for a journey through time.

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Roman Baths

Dating from the 2nd and 3rd centuries, the baths are located at the back of a building. In this area of Fourvière hill, densely populated during...

Eglise Sainte Anne de Ménival

One of the last churches built in the Lyon area by the architect Stéphane Curtelin. Modern sacred artistic style. It is part of the “3 Paroisses” with...

Eglise Notre Dame du Point du Jour

This church is considered by many as the most beautiful modern church in Lyon. It was built in 1972 to replace the former church in Massues...

Résidence de la Sarra wall painting

3000 m² painted wall holding the record for the biggest trompe-l’oeil in Europe. It shows people from the neighbourhood immortalised in their daily...

Fort Saint Irénée

The fort site still shows signs of its successive occupations; firstly, in Gallo-Roman times, the start point of the Gier aqueduct and the Trion...

Traboule 42 Montée St Barthélémy - Montée Cardinal Billé

Traboule inside the Lorette house (or the house of Pauline Jaricot)

Courtyard at 8 Rue Juiverie - Gallery by Philibert Delorme

This inner courtyard features a gallery designed by local architect Philibert Delorme in the sixteenth century. It is a rare example of Italian...

Former Hôpital de l’Antiquaille

In a castle built in 1508 by the Lyon-based humanitarian Pierre Sala, the house was converted in the 17th c. into a Visitandine convent until the...

Museum of Puylata

A site museum, as the items discovered during the excavations between 1955 and 1969 are still there. Gallo-Roman equipment, paintings and bronze,...

Chapelle Sainte Philomène

Small 20-seater chapel built by the architect Antoine Chenavard on request from Pauline Jaricot, in gratitude for her healing at Philomena's tomb in...

Espace de l'Ouest Lyonnais

Ideally located in a 2 hectare park, this site includes an auditorium, 2 adjoining reception rooms and 15 sub-commission rooms

Ludilyon

Introduce children (schools or families / from 4 to 12 years old) to Lyon’s heritage through a range of fun and original activities: contests, hare...

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