French Gothic Architecture
Construction began in 1163 and completed in 1345.
One of the first gothic cathedrals built.
Religious ceremonies and mass are held here today.
Each year, 13 million visitors stop by.
Seine River: 482 miles
Houses new and used books for reading and purchase. If you help out at the store, they will house your work!
James Joyce’s Ulysses was published here.
Lyon Cathedral (Roman Catholic church)
Opened in 1480
Dedicated to Saint John the Baptist
Ancient Theatre of Fourvière
Built as a Roman theatre (15 BC, 2nd century)
Seats 10,000 people
Funicular railway to get to the top
The Murals of Lyon
Painted by CitéCréation
Over 60 murals
Fontaine Bartholdi, 1892
Bridge in Lyon
Silk capitol since 1400s.
18th century French Revolution ended much of the silk trade.
Musée des Confluences
Lyon Cathedral at night