Top 5 places to visit in Lyon

In France Lyon is the major city that has more fascinating places, museums, cathedrals, churches and shopping malls. If you are visiting Lyon, then please checkout our top 5 places to visit in Lyon.

1.Saint-Nizier Church

The church is located in the Presquile area of France and  got the name Church of Holy Apostles. The name it itself refers to the Nicetius a bishop of Lyon in 6th century.

Saint-Nizier Church

Saint-Nizier Church – Source

The main attractions of the church are Bishops were buried in the church after their death specially Nicetius.

17th century clock, stained glasses by Begule, Antoine Coysevox made the statue of virgin. Tomb of Pauline-Marie Jaricot, crypt, several side chapels. and 50 martyrs of Lyon including Virgin Mary.

 2.  Musee des Beaux-Arts

Musee des Beaux-Arts

Musee des Beaux-Arts – Source

A large collection of paintings French and international are housed in this Musee.  Nearly 1500 collection of valuable paintings and sculpture Roman arts, and art sculptures and all these were over 2 millenium of years. All of this items were decorated in the rooms that will make exciting and comfortable to everyone.

Musee des Beaux-Arts

Musee des Beaux-Arts – Source

The fee is at reasonable rates, with audio guides free of charge. The restaurant is better to have snacks and tea, also there is a shop to purchase food, those aren’t interested in looking for museum.

3.  Parc de la Tete d’Or

Parc de la Tete d'Or

Parc de la Tete d’Or – Source

This is one more magnificent park in Lyon and it is easily reached by a small bus from anywhere in Lyon. The Park has beautiful garden, lake and exciting zoo.  entry into the zoo is almost free and it is even more good for families, children.

you can hire bikes inside this park to roam around the corners of the park, The lake is very beautiful to  have some photos in the French garden.  you may also do your lunch in this garden with your family,  kiosks and cafes are not available during the December.

4. Le Mur Des Canuts

Le Mur Des Canuts

Le Mur Des Canuts – Source

This comes with some exciting paintings, that are done in the past. The walls are very beautiful, and updated them whenever require to look great. The kids really enjoy with so many details and colors of wall. Spend 30 minutes around these walls as the ticket is valid for one hour only.

5. Institute & Musee Lumiere

Musee Lumiere

Musee Lumiere – Source

The Museum is very impressive and the collection is great. The museum items has been arranged in such a way even kids can understand how does the movies and cinema get started? There is also fee for entering into an old house. Spending time on a film industry and photographs.

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