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Lyon

Lyon, the second largest city in France and the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its historical and architectural landmarks. While being historically known for its silk production, the city also had a significant role in the history of cinema, and today it is considered the capital of gastronomy in Fr...

Lyon, the second largest city in France and the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its historical and architectural landmarks. While being historically known for its silk production, the city also had a significant role in the history of cinema, and today it is considered the capital of gastronomy in France with the best wine-growing regions in the country. Having a famous light festival each year in December, the city is also known as the "Capital of Lights". Its famous landmarks, including the Roman district and Fourvière, the Renaissance district View Lyon, the silk district Croix-Rousse with its 4th century narrow passageways "traboules" and the Presqu'île featuring architecture since the 12th century, are all part of the Historic Site. Lyon has several world-renowned museums as well, including the Gallo-Roman Museum displaying roman artworks, the museum of history Musée Gadagne, the Textile and Decorative Arts Museum, and several other art and history museums, parks and gardens that attracts millions of visitors each year.

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