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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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Nice, as it different from the rest

If you are going to the silk museum or just seeing the murals or for any other reason, just stroll around there. It is definitely different from Lyon proper and has much of a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, France

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Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, France
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87 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are going to the silk museum or just seeing the murals or for any other reason, just stroll around there. It is definitely different from Lyon proper and has much of a small town, or village, character.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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62 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Croix-Rousse is very interesting part of Lyon, with its old buldings, traboules, great markets with fresh veggies, variety of amazing cheeses, a lot of other staff to buy or just browse, etc. I love this part of Lyon the most because of its "hipp" vibe! A must see!

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Clermont-Ferrand, France
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

I lived a few years in Croix Rousse and it is one of my favorite places in Lyon. I love walking up in the montée de la Croix Rousse because as you slowly walk up to the top ( where the view of Lyon is breathtaking) you discover many galleries and art stores. I love stopping at a coffee house... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We went on a Sunday morning and was bustled with vendors and food; a great place to appreciate the seasonal veggies, plenty of fresh cheese in all varieties and sizes. Lots of sausages and sea food; you can also buy prepared food or just a fresh baguette and you choice of cheese... Enjoy.

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colchester
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We stayed in this area for our 3 day break in Lyon. We tried out the new direct train from St. Pancras to Lyon arriving in Lyon just 4 and a half hours after leaving London. a very relaxing way to travel. We arrived out of the metro in Croix Rousse into a hub of afterschool activities as children and... More 

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Casale Monferrato, Italy
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86 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

There are plenty of activities that you can do here. We arrived on Halloween night so there was a carnival with rides and all the candy carts. There are lots of places to visit, for example the wall of the paintings and the amphitheater.

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Lyon, France
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

HI HI HI... You are a foreigner, who really enjoy live bands,but...you are not in london or in New York! not so easy to find a place!but you are lucky, because you are reading this review. The 3 top places to see a great- great band, are " le Marche Gare " not far from Perrache train station (you can... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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113 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Wow, it felt like home walking in this area. It's very real, accommodating, bustling, lively, with interesting spots and great views all around. Prepare for a lot of climbing though.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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103 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

It is just a district and not a particularly good looking one. Not much to see... It has a couple of place that could be seen but none is a must.

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london england
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90 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is a great area to spend a day, just walking around, looking at interesting small shops, drinking in lovely atmospheric cafes and eating in many different styles of restaurants from Bouchons to more modern establishments. A neighbour of ours in London had lived in the area for a while and she suggested we visit this area and we were... More 

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