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Cnr 2 Rue de la Martiniere and the 49 Quai Saint Vincent, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is basically a plain wall painted to look like windows with famous people from Lyon at the windows or on balconies

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank eve108
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally came across one of the several murals/frescoes which Lyons has pioneered as part of its urban renewal (and exported to rest of world via a private company). This mural shows a wide range of famous folk associated with Lyons of military, social, scientific, literary,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank BuenViaje2121
Reviewed 12 January 2019

This is something you can do if you have time. But, it is definitely not a "must see" attraction. At a distance, the paintings give the impression of "real" people. However, they are paintings. Interesting attraction, but go to see this only if time permits.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rick W
Reviewed 10 January 2019

These are scattered on buildings near the river. We came across them by chance and were very enthralled by the way they were presented.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KenM1952
Reviewed 30 December 2018

This was a beautiful mural of all the famous people that have been from Lyon. Paul Bocuse, the Lumiere Brothers, Ampere, among lots of others standing on their balconies looking out at the city...its a really beautiful piece and was really fun to go see!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TropikalParadize
Reviewed 12 December 2018

A first stop when visitors come to town, this is the best Fresque among many in Lyon. Beautifully done, large, and with a legend to identify the influencers in Lyon's rich history. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jimlockard
Reviewed 6 November 2018

definitely walk by this building, it is great fun, especially for children, it takes no time and the area is nice

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ismael69
Reviewed 5 November 2018

This was a surprise . new kind of art and it looks so real. do not miss it. three is a list of the people in the painting on the left

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ArielaIsrael
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This mural is excellent. Others were so so or no longer extent, due to urban revitalization projects.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jzimnie
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Lyon is famous for its many murals and this prized mural in Lyon’s 1st arrondissement, very close to the banks of the river Saône and celebrating the achievements of some of the local people, is our personal favourite. The lifespans of the people depicted is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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