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Delve into Lyon in France

Lyon in the region of Rhône-Alpes with its 472,317 residents is a city in France - some 244 mi or ( 393 km ) South-East of Paris , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Lyon

Current time in Lyon is now 10:57 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Paris " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Villeurbanne, Vénissieux, Valence, Tassin-la-Demi-Lune, and Saint-Priest. While being here, make sure to check out Villeurbanne . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Lyon ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


kapla construction destruction domino : double spirale

0:24 min by Crouzier Benjamin
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Voici une construction de kapla qui s'effondre entièrement d'elle même avec le principe des dominos. Elle est composée de deux tour entourées par des murs. Construit avec 4000 kapla. ..

Fête des lumières 2011 - Y serez-vous ?

1:22 min by LyonTourisme
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Teaser de la fête des Lumières qui aura lieu à Lyon du 8 au 11 décembre 2011. Réservez dès à présent votre séjour sur ..


3:12 min by Lyon6289
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Vidéo de l'Office de tourisme de Lyon: Découvrez Lyon, ville pleine de charme, ville de culture, ville de biennales et de fêtes, destination de congrès et salons, ville gourmande, ..


5:08 min by LyonTourisme
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La Fête des Lumières, un événement unique qui voit la ville s'illuminer chaque année autour du 8 décembre. The Festival of Lights, an unique event that sees the city illuminated every year around Dece ..

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Interesting facts about this location

University of Lyon

The University of Lyon (Université de Lyon), located in Lyon and Saint-Étienne, France, is a center for higher education and research comprising 16 institutions of higher education.

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Located at 45.75 4.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 2007 establishments in France, Coimbra Group, Educational institutions established in 2007, University of Lyon

Lumière University Lyon 2

Lumière University Lyon 2 is one of the three universities that comprise the current University of Lyon, having splintered from an older university of the same name, and is primarily based on two campuses in Lyon itself. It has a total of 27,500 students studying for three-to-eight-year degrees in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

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Located at 45.75 4.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1969 establishments in France, Educational institutions established in 1969, University of Lyon

Institut d'études politiques de Lyon

The Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Lyon (or Lyon Institute of Political Studies) also known as Sciences Po Lyon, was established following an executive decree by General de Gaulle in 1946. This prestigious and highly selective institute is modeled on the former Paris "École Libre des Sciences Politiques" (ELSP). Like the other Sciences Po in France, it is considered as a French "Grande École" or elite school. Sciences Po Lyon is an autonomous body within the University of Lyonhttp://www.

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Located at 45.75 4.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 7th arrondissement of Lyon, Education in Lyon, Educational institutions established in 1946, Instituts d'études politiques

Centre d'histoire de la résistance et de la déportation

The Centre d'histoire de la résistance et de la déportation (English: Center for the History of the Resistance and Deportation) is a museum in Lyon, France. Located on the former site of a French military health school (École de Santé Militaire) and opened in 1992, it chronicles the French Resistance as well as Jewish deportation in World War II.

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Located at 45.75 4.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 7th arrondissement of Lyon, Museums in Lyon, World War II museums in France

African Museum of Lyon

The African Museum of Lyon (Musée Africain de Lyon) is the oldest museum in France dedicated to Africa, and one of the oldest museums in Lyon. The collections specialise in West African objects. This zone is served by the metro line  D

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Located at 45.75 4.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1861 establishments in France, 7th arrondissement of Lyon, African art museums, Anthropology museums, Art museums and galleries in France, Museums established in 1861, Museums in Lyon


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