Croix Rousse, Lyon

Croix Rousse, Lyon

Croix Rousse is the hilltop neighbourhood that housed many of Lyon’s silk weavers during the 19th century. Overlooking the Presquile, this part of the city is famous for its traboules, or narrow passageways, which connect many of its streets and buildings.  Although the area is being gradually renovated, the Croix Rousse district still manages to retain an atmosphere that feels more like a small village than a busy commercial city.


Fontaine Bartholdi, Lyon

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La Fontaine Bartholdi is a fountain sculpted by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi(who also created the statue of liberty in New York) and realised in 1889 by Gaget & Gautier. It was erected at the Place des Terreaux, in the 1st arrondissement of Lyon, in September 1892.
Pour conclure, je dirais qu’il convient d’être toujours prudent avant de monter sur ses grands chevaux.