Art and Cultural Attractions in Lyon

Lyon Art and Cultural Activities

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Lyon is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Lyon a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Lyon.

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  • Parc De La Tete D'Or

    #1 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Lyon
    Parc De La Tete D'Or

    Tags: Park, Zoo, Walking Area, Picnic Spot

    Address: 1 Boulevard du 11 November 1918, 69006 Lyon, France

    Timings: 06:30 am - 10:30 pm Details

    The park is Lyon’s favourite place. Despite the fact that it’s not as big as some other similar parks in France, it draws a massive crowd because it’s the only worthwhile ones in the...Read more

  • Basilique Notre Dame De Fourviere

    #2 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Lyon
    Basilique Notre Dame De Fourviere

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: 8 pl. de Fourvière,Fourvière, Lyon, 69005

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Basilique Notre Dame De Fourviere is easily one of Lyon’s most spectacular landmark and has a very important place in the hearts of all of people of Lyon. Basilique Notre Dame De Fourviere t...Read more

  • Musee Miniature Et Cinema

    #3 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Lyon
    Musee Miniature Et Cinema

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Cinema

    Address: 60 Rue Saint-Jean, 69005 Lyon, France

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    This could easily be one of the world’s best museums! The name might be a bit misleading – this place has nothing to do with Lilliput cinema. Rather, it hosts two kinds of exhibits –...Read more

  • Musee Des Beaux Arts

    #4 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Lyon
    Musee Des Beaux Arts

    Tags: Art Museum, Exhibition , Sculpture

    Address: 20 Place des Terreaux, 69001 Lyon, France

    Timings: 10:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Classic big and posh museum. The building, between the rivers Rhone and Saonne, is impressive enough. It was once an abbey, though the nuns were expelled in the French Revolution – probably for ...Read more

  • Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste

    #5 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Lyon
    Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Place Saint-Jean, 69005 Lyon, France

    Timings: 08:15 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The seat of the Archbishop of Lyon, this Roman Catholic church boasts at least one historically significant wedding – that of King Henry IV to Marie de Medici. Contraction, which finished in 147...Read more

  • Museum Of Gallo-roman Civilization Or The Odeon And The Roman Amphitheatre

    #6 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Lyon
    Museum Of Gallo-roman Civilization Or The Odeon And The Roman Amphitheatre

    Tags: Art Gallery, Historical Site, Statue, Leisure

    Address: 17 Rue Cleberg, 69005 Lyon, France

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Fourviere Hill is where the history of Lyon is! If you’ve read the Asterix comics, then you know Lugdunum – Capital of the Gauls, because that’s what they called Lyon all that time a...Read more

  • Institut Lumiere

    #7 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Lyon
    Institut Lumiere

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Educational Site

    Address: 25 Rue du 1er Film, 69008 Lyon, France

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    The museum is a tribute of love – Maurice Trarieux-Lumière, the grandson of Louis Lumiere (father of modern cinema), started this place in 1982 in honor of the his grandfather and great u...Read more

  • Museum Of Textiles And Decorative Arts Or Musee Des Tissus Et Des Arts Décoratifs

    #8 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Lyon
    Museum Of Textiles And Decorative Arts Or Musee Des Tissus Et Des Arts Décoratifs

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum

    Address: 34 Rue de la Charité, 69002 Lyon, France

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Do you have a fetish for different kinds of cloth or ridiculously gold looking and classical interior decor? Come here and salivate at one of the richest textile collections in the world – cover...Read more

  • Saint Nizier Church

    #9 of 11 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Lyon
    Saint Nizier Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Place Saint Nizier, 69001 Lyon, France

    Timings: 03:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    Churches have a habit of claiming historically religious spots. This location originally held a temple of Attis; when it was torn down, a basilica was erected here in commemoration of the Christian ma...Read more

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