Lyon, France was established by Romans in 43 BCE because of its strategic site of the confluence of the Saône and Rhône Rivers guarded by a high hill. The town later became famous for its Renaissance silk weaving & trading industry. Modern Lyon, the major town between Paris & Marseille, offers visitors a mix of important historic & modern architecture.
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|Lyon Heritage Core|
|Gallo Roman Theatre & Museum, Lyon|
|Notre-Dame Basilica, Lyon|
|Lyon Confluence Area Modern Architecture|
|Confluence Museum, Lyon|
|Lyon Museum of Fine Arts - Paintings|
|Lyon Museum of Fine Arts - Decorative Arts|
|Fabric Museum, Lyon|
|Museum of Decorative Arts, Lyon|
|Lumière Museum, Lyon|
|Lyon Metro & Transport|
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