Between history and metamorphosis, the 8th was forged around symbols: the rose, the cinema, the architecture of Tony Garnier, the theater and later the dance, while keeping its strong industrial footprint.

Created a little over 50 years ago, it continues its economic and urban development.

At Monplaisir, a visit of the Institut Lumière is essential for a discovery of the origins of cinema.

In the neighborhood of the United States, the Urban Museum Tony Garnier unveils a must-see open-air museum.


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Maison de la Danse de Lyon

With its auditorium boasting a capacity of 1100 people, La Maison de la Danse de lyon has embraced dance of all forms and including all techniques, in...

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Musée Lumière

On the site on which cinematography was born, the museum presents the story of the Lumière Brothers’ inventions thanks to projections and interactive...

Marché biologique place Ambroise Courtois

Place Ambroise Courtois

This organic market hosts about twenty traders who exclusively offer organic products (fish, delicatessen, cheese, bread, cold cuts ...).

C'est Lyon qui régale !

Grande Mosquée de Lyon

The mosque was inaugurated on September 30, 1994. The architects were Daniel Ballandras and Frédéric Mirabaud. It has a capacity of 1000 people and is...

Musée Urbain Tony Garnier - Cité Tony Garnier

Set off to discover the 25 wall frescoes in the Habitations à Bon Marché district designed by the architect Tony Garnier and built between 1920 and...

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Food and book market

Place Ambroise Courtois

Food market on Tuesday and Saturday mornings until 1:30 pm; mixed market (food + manufactured) on Thursday morning until 13:30. Old books and old...

C'est Lyon qui régale !

Cinéma Institut Lumière - Le Hangar

The Museum, in the villa of Antoine Lumière presents the works of the family Lumière and the birth of the Cinematograph. You may watch special...

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Restaurant Marguerite

Marguerite is an exceptional restaurant housed in a building with a rich history!

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Odalys City Bioparc

Located in a calm residential area, within easy reach of the prestigious cultural attractions, this address combines all the services of a hotel with...

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Optical illusion on the hospital wall of Saint Jean de Dieu, painted during July 1998 for the 500th anniversary of the birth of Jean Cicade (Saint...

Eglise Notre Dame de Saint Alban

The church and chapel in Notre Dame Saint Alban, a catholic parish in Lyon on the left bank of the Rhône, founded in 1924, left the memory of a...

Dental Surgery Museum

This museum was created in 1979. It retraces the history of dental surgery: equipment and documents. It shows the technical development of equipment...

Europa Traduction

Europa Traduction provides professional translations into more than 50 languages for a wide range of business sectors. More than 2000 translators and...

Fresque de Shanghai

This mural, painted by the Cité Idéale Chinoise was added in 2006 on the junction between Boulevard and Rue Villon. Shi Qiren from Shanghai was...

Lyon Rose wall painting

Painted wall telling the tale of roses in Lyon in the 19th c. when the Bachut district abounded with rose gardens. It was created thanks to the...

Eglise Saint Jean Apôtre - Notre Dame du Liban

The church is part of the Lebanese Maronite community, the Antonins. The Maronite church is the Syrian church based particularly in the Lebanon, part...

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