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“trompe l'oeil”(9 reviews)
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Cnr 2 Rue de la Martiniere and the 49 Quai Saint Vincent, Lyon, France
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 1, 2018

This is a must when in Lyon. It only takes you 30 minutes to see it and admire this work of art. There are some famous people painted on that wall but you need to read about it or be told by someone, like we...More

2  Thank Dan S
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed May 23, 2018

This one tends to get top billing, among several wall murals around Lyon. Although it is often referred to simply as Fresque de Lyon, it should correctly be Fresque des Lyonnais Celebres since it features famous personages linked to the city of Lyon. You can...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

definitely walk by this building, it is great fun, especially for children, it takes no time and the area is nice

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a surprise . new kind of art and it looks so real. do not miss it. three is a list of the people in the painting on the left

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This mural is excellent. Others were so so or no longer extent, due to urban revitalization projects.

Thank jzimnie
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Lyon is famous for its many murals and this prized mural in Lyon’s 1st arrondissement, very close to the banks of the river Saône and celebrating the achievements of some of the local people, is our personal favourite. The lifespans of the people depicted is...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Visited most of them by walking and very well done they were, indeed! Walked pass the Fresque of Bibliotheque by accident - just didn't notice :) Later on, it was just so well executed!

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

You can see this wonderful, lifelike mural walking down towards the River Soane from the Hotel Saint Vincent in rue Pareille.

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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Drove slowly past in a bus to get a quick view of this.. very clever and well done.. A NICE way to paint on buildings to improve the character of the place

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Reviewed September 5, 2018

Great fresques, very impressive. I recommend to ask Tourist Office for the locations so it would be much easier to find it. I do recommend to see that.

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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic fresco, one large and a couple small. Very well done and very worthwhile visiting. Located right on the river there’s a lot of other things to see and do while you’re in the area.

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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Stopped off here on an organised City tour. The paintings were very good and depicted many local people and scenes.

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