Top Sights & Tourist Attractions in Lyon
Cathedral of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Lyon Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Lyon, France, the seat of the Archbishop of Lyon.
Basilica Notre-Dame de Fourviere
The Basilica Notre-Dame de Fourvière is built between 1872 and 1896, its unusual design draws from a variety of architectural influences.
Hospital turned hotel, the landmark Hôtel-Dieu dates from the 12th century and its workings as a hospital were used as a model for hospitals all over France.
Mosque of Lyon
Lyon Mosque is a fairly recent addition to the Lyon skyline, with its construction having begun in 1992.
National Opera House of Lyon
The Nouvel Opera House is the home of the National Opera House. The original opera house was re-designed by the distinguished French architect, Jean Nouvel between 1985 and 1993 and is named after him.
Parc de la Cerisaie
One of Lyon's most beautiful parks, Parc de la Cerisaie, is loaded with art in the form of sculptures by the likes of JB Raynaud and B Pages.
Lyon has a fascinating collection of museums, owing to the city's rich history and massive industrial base; it is particularly noted for its silk industry and art collections.