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The Presqu'ile

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Address: Lyon, France

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Nice part of town

This "arrondissement" packs a lot of things to do and visit and it is so nice to be surrounded by 2 rivers.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This "arrondissement" packs a lot of things to do and visit and it is so nice to be surrounded by 2 rivers.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 385 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of Brand name shops at their usual higher prices and many restaurants which are densely packed at night.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this area. Great local for "bouchons" restaurants, access to museums, shopping and the Old town.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Presqu'ile district - "almost-an-island" located between 2 rivers Rhone and Saone and this is the most popular place in Lyon for local and tourists. Why? Because you will find here a lot of interesting - Place Bellecour, Place de Jacobins, Place de la Republique, Place de Terreaux etc. Walking distance to Old City and funicular to Fourviere Hill. Presqu'ile is... More 

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

No matter your reason or age...Presqu'ilewill make everyone in the family happy. Great shops...beautiful fountains and an excellent walking street makes Lyon great!

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Visited on a river cruise and was very impressed by the elegant buildings by the river. The Basilica is wonderful, but is on top of a very high hill! The old town is cobbled and quaint. Our guide took us through secret passage ways which link the streets and have been useful in the past to evade enemies. We visited... More 

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Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

The name for the section of Lyon with 2 rivers separating it from the old and new parts of the city. The confluence was amazing, teeming with fish and easy to walk to. Here you can see the Rhône and Saône join. Very peaceful spot

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Nice weather, lovely neighborhood and just walk and choose your favorite area to eat, full of shops in the heart of Lyon, crowded but a wonderful place with its famous Bellecour and the fountain of the Republique.

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Superb area in Lyon with so much to see and do! If you have one day, explore this area but it would be a shame to do it so quickly. Bring good shoes, a huge memory card and a good guide book. Don't forget to look up to see all the marvelous details of so many great Renaissance buildings. You... More 

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Adria, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

This is the centre of the city, full of shops, restaurants and beautiful buildings. Each to their own, but I preferred the old town and Fourvière hill.

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