Croix-Rousse Quarter

Local nameLa Croix-Rousse
LocationLyon, France

La Croix-Rousse is a hill 254 metres high in the city of Lyon, France, as well as the name of a neighborhood located on this hill. The neighborhood is divided into les pentes and le plateau. The name "La Croix-Rousse" comes from a reddish-brown stone cross erected there in the 16th century.

This zone is served by Metro line C .

The appearance of the neighborhood is heavily influenced by the central role that Lyon played in the silk industry in France. The vast majority of buildings in the area feature large vaulted ceilings with exposed wooden rafters.

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Lyon: 2-Hour Guided City Tour by Electric Tuk Tuk from 167 USD

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Address 53 Boulevard des Canuts, Lyon 69004, France

Coordinates 45°46'45.99" N 4°49'38.908" E

Tours and activities: Croix-Rousse Quarter

Lyon: 2-Hour Guided City Tour by Electric Tuk Tuk

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