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Much like the streets of San Francisco
Take a hike up the steep streets and walkways lined with distinctly tall, colorful and red-roofed buildings. Or you can cheat and take the metro to the Croix Rousse station. Either way, you?ll be rewarded with a nice view of Fourviere Hill to the south.
Quartier de la Croix-Rousse
The tall, austere houses which are such a feature of the Croix-Rousse are the direct result of the popularisation of the Jacquard weaving loom, necessitating high roofs, in the early years of the 19th century. This was the stronghold of the canuts or silkworkers.
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If you come to lyon during...
If you come to lyon during october and november you ll find the fair right in the center of the city.It s a lot of fun and quite typicall of lyon.we call it la vogue aux marrons because the specialty you can find there is roasted chessnuts...their soooo good!!
The ferris wheel gives you an amazing view of the entire city.The atmosphere is so childish too it s fun.
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