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Historic Site of Lyons
Historic Site of Lyons

Historic Site of Lyons

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Sights and Museums, Historic Site
Ranked #38 in Lyon things to do
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The long history of Lyons which was founded by the Romans in the 1st century BC, as the capital of the Three Gauls, and has continued to play a major role in Europe's political, cultural and economic ... Read more
development ever since, is vividly illustrated by its urban fabric and the many fine historic buildings from all periods. It was added to UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1998, since it bears exceptional testimony to the continuity of urban settlement over more than two millennia on a site of great commercial and strategic significance, where cultural traditions from many parts of Europe have come together to create a coherent and vigorous continuing community.

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