Tower in a traboule

"Traboules (from Latin transambulare via vulgar Latin trabulare meaning "to cross") are a type of passageway primarily associated with the city of Lyon, France but also located in the French cities of Villefranche-sur-Saône, Mâcon, Saint-Étienne, along with a few in Chambéry). In Lyon, they were originally used by silk manufacturers and other merchants to transport their products. " http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traboule The traboules link one street to the next parallel one by connecting the internal cou…

St Martin D'Ainay at night

A beautiful romanesque church on the Presqu'Ile in Lyon, France

Place Bellecour

Statue of Louis XIV with the bell tower of the old Hôpital de la Charité in the background.

Anachronistic

Viewed painted on a wall in Lyon, France. Lyon is a city rich in 'trompe-l'oeil'.

Musée Urbain

The Musée Urbain Tony Garnier is a housing estate in Lyon (France) designed by the architect Tony Garnier (1869-1948). Each end of the rectangular appartment blocks is decorated with an enormous mural.

Garnier affiches

The Musée Urbain Tony Garnier is a housing estate in Lyon (France) designed by the architect Tony Garnier (1869-1948). Each end of the rectangular appartment blocks is decorated with an enormous mural. This particular building has a very colourful mural.

Mosaique

Gallo-Roman Museum, Fouvière, Lyon, France. Photography was forbidden, but ... !

NECROPOULE

seen in the window of a restaurant in Place Sathonay in Lyon, France

Vélos

Lyon has a system of public bicycles. Users pick up a bicycle at a parking place like the one shown, then use it, and re - park it at another of the many similar parks scttered all over the city.
51 items in total