4 Rue Chambovet, 3ème, Lyon, France
Here is no The famous aviator Louis Ferdinand Ferber Says: (from street) 8 February 1862 - 22 September 1909
espace loggia, Cours de la Liberté, Lyon, France
In honour of the men and women of the British Special Operations Executive and Royal Air Force, who helped with arms and material, to sustain resistance in Lyon and the surrounding regions during the years 1941 to 1944. They gave their youth and some, their lives, for the freedom of France.
Barclays Bank - Rue Childebert, Lyon, France
The General Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque Marshal of France 1902 - 1947 Born on November 22, 1902 in Belloy St Léonard (Picardy) The Captain of Hauteclocque fought in 1940, wounded, prisoner, Escapes, joined General De Gaulle in London on 15 July 1940. Jure at Koufra, conquered on 1 March 1941 not to lay down the arms That when our colors float on the cathedral of Strasbourg. Continues its victorious march: Fezzan, Tripolitania and Tunisia. Gather and Lead the 2nd Armored Division Drilled in Morocco and England, deck, bark in Normandy (1944). Liberator of Alençon, Paris, Strasbourg, his epic leads him to Berchtesgaden. He signed on behalf of France on 2/09/1945 the act of capitulation of Japan. Accidentally died on 28 November 1947 in Columb-Béchar. Buried at the Invalides. Military Medal Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour Companion of the Liberation Cross of War - 12 times quoted.
Monument des enfants du Rhône - Parc de la Tête d'Or, Lyon, France
C M Vaisse 1799 - 1864 Here opened the Pont Saint-Clair built in 1855. In 1932 he had received the name of Claude Marius Vaisse Senator Prefect and Mayor of Lyon from 1854 to 1864. Who named his name to the embellishment of the city And created the Parc de la Tete d'Or in 1859 The Pont Vaisse was demolished in 1958
Quai de Serbie, Lyon, France
The bell tower of Charity The hospice of "General Aumone" or Charité, built in 1625 with a long facade on the Rhone, was destroyed in 1934 To give way to the large Post built by the architect Roux-Spitz. Only the steeple of 1665, inspired, it is said, by Bernini, has been preserved on this square which extends, since 1993, Until a landing on the Rhone.
Place Antonin Poncet, Lyon, France
Here was the Hospital of Charity, of which the first stone was laid in 1617 And which served as a model of Novbreux hospitals it was built by the general alms Founded in 1533 thanks to the public generosity To help the Lyonnais in distress The Clocher was erected in 1665 The City of Lyon wanted to keep this monument In memory of the Hopital demoli in 1934
Place Antonin Poncet, Lyon, France
The Opera The Italian theater built here by Soufflot in 1752 at the Place des Jardins the Town Hall was replaced in 1829 by a New neo-classical construction of Chenavard and Pollet, which Housed shops under the peristyle. In 1990, behind the preserved exterior facades and the foyer, The architect Jean Nouvel as realized an opera entirely Which has 14 levels under a huge glass vault.
Opéra Nouvel - Place de la Comédie, Lyon, France
The Loge du Change It is here the kingdom of bankers and European merchants converging since the fourteenth century towards the Fairs of Lyon. In the sixteenth century they became so important that they thought of building a special lodge for them. Built only in 1630. It was transformed in 1748 by Soufflot which gave it its present form with its five arcades, then open. Since 1803. the building houses a Protestant temple.
Temple du Change, Place du Change, Lyon, France
House Thomassin rebuilt At the end of the XVI Century Claude Thomassin Exhibition Converter Captain of the City Who opened at the same time La Rue Portant Enoore its name His grand-son René Thomassin Was the Premier who rescued the charge Prevot of the merchants Create by edit D Henri IV December 1595
Maison Thomassin - Place du Change, Lyon, France
The Governor Hotel This Gothic-style inn was located close to the hotel Which has been the home of the governors of the town in 1512 and 1730. The court, which was raised, was situated at the deserts of the stable. It is adorned with a pretty loggia, and a well under shell-shaped canopy. (Traboule between the 2 Place du Gouvernement and the 10 Quai Romain Rolland).
Place du Gouvernement, Lyon, France
16 Rue Victor Hugo, Lyon, France
Here was born on 15 March 1897 Kikou Yamata (1897-1975) Woman of letters Daughter of Tadzumi Yamada Consul of Japan in Lyon Former student of the martinière and Margueritte Varot Lyonnaise Year of Japan in France 1997-98
Aston Martin - 5 Avenue Maréchal Foch, Lyon, France
A welcome splash of colour This beautiful traboule allows to pass through two small Courses in galleries of the sixteenth century perfectly reclaimed. One can admire in particular the coloured coatings which awaken (Traboule between 27, Rue Saint-Jean and 6, Rue des Trois Maries).
27 Rue Saint-Jean and 6 Rue des Trois Maries, Lyon, France
This long "traboule", which winds through four buildings and four different courts, allows the passage of the street Saint-Jean to the street of the Boeuf. The owners have signed an agreement with the local communities, which participate in the clearing of the traboule in exchange for its opening day. (Traboule between 54, rue Saint Jean and 27, rue du Boeuf).
54 Rue Saint-Jean and 27 Rue du Boeuf, Lyon, France
The Lawyers House Acquired in 1979 by the Order of Lawyers this building - the former Croix d'Or Inn - was restored by the lawyers themselves, who established their regional vocational training centre there. The large gallery with arcades opens on a garden which took the place of demolished buildings in 1968, along the street of the Bombard.
Place de la Basoche - Rue de la Bombarde, Lyon, France
It was at the site of this Garden that on the tragic night of November 13, 1930, at the time of the fall of the hill of Fourviere, were buried under the decombres of 16 inhabitants of the Rue Tramassac, where 4 peacekeepers and 19 Sapeuers - Firemen of the barracks of Lyon who were valiantly pories to their help passing remember you
Rue Tramassac near Place Saint-Jean, Lyon, France
The Cathedral of Saint John It is also called the Primatiale: since 1079, the Bishop of Lyon has been called "Primate des Gaules". Built between the 12th century (Romanesque) and the 15th century (façade), it was the home of two councils in 1245 and 1274, even before it was completed. It contains an astronomical clock from the 16th century. 12, 14, 15 and 16 hours, and numerous architectural treasures (chapel of the Bourbon, fifteenth century), stained glass, sculptures and paintings. The 320 quadrilobed medallions of the façade (14th century) that combine history, the Bible and the legends of time can be seen.
Lyon Cathedral, Place Saint-Jean, Lyon, France