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Description: This historic neighborhood was the location of Lyon's famous 19th-century...
This historic neighborhood was the location of Lyon's famous 19th-century silk industry.
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My husband and I stayed in the heart of La Croix-Rousse for 2 nights. Lots of great cafes and little restaurants, artists' ateliers. Fun atmosphere, walking distance to le Vieux... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Fairlight, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My husband and I stayed in the heart of La Croix-Rousse for 2 nights. Lots of great cafes and little restaurants, artists' ateliers. Fun atmosphere, walking distance to le Vieux Lyon,

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

If you can speak French, go on the 2 hour walking tour ( 10 Euros) around the silk weavers' district and visit the famous 'traboules' or passageways and see the ruins of the Gallo-Roman amphitheatre. It is interesting that Croix Rousse is nicknamed by the people of Lyon as ' the hill that works' in comparison to Fourviere which is... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Very enjoyable walk up the Croix-Rousse hill from Place Terreaux. A lot of steps, but many interesting stops along the way. Stop at the Amphitheater of Three Gauls to see the ruins of the ancient Roman theater, relax at the cozy cafes and have a cup of espresso to boost your energy, take a rest at Jardin de Plantes right... More 

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Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Croix-Rousse is my favorite quartier of Lyon. It's location at the top of the hill allows it to be essentially it's own city within Lyon. Some of the best restaurants and bakeries you can find are up here. Also the views you can get from different places around it are so beautiful. Also, you shouldn't miss out on the market... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The best fresh food open air market in Lyon, grey views of the city fro the plateau, great choice of moderately priced restaurants,

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Worth to climb all the stairs from Place Terraux to get there. Don't forget to look back once in a while while you climb although the big price is the view once you arrive on the top. Plenty of nice cafes and restaurant. During the weekend, visit the local market. In December, visit the Chrismast market there too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

First we went to Place Bellvue, but were not so impressed. Then found another place on Rue Jean-Baptiste say. It is quite a view which we can see the Basilique Notre-Dame on the Fourviere hill over the river Saone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

One day we walked up and down the steps. It was a very hot day. We saw great views of the Basilica. Another day we got a Metro pass and went up to Croix Rousse for a lunch. We really liked it up there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

It's very nice area with fantastic view! There is so many steps to go up on the hill! It's so romantic to seat there with your love and enjoy. I think it's one of the best area in Lyon to live. I've rented a flat there with Fourvier view. It was a pleasant to fall asleep every night looking at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

It is great for food, view and for walking around the streets. I would like to live here. There is a restaurant in the area Baltaz'art that is great

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