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Cour des Voraces

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Address: 29 rue Imbert Colomes, 69001, Lyon, France

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Interesting but not the best in Lyon

This was somewhat difficult to find. It was interesting but I liked the traboules in the old city much better. So in my opinion go here only as a stop on the way to the old... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 June 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

This was somewhat difficult to find. It was interesting but I liked the traboules in the old city much better. So in my opinion go here only as a stop on the way to the old city. Wouldn't recommend as a destination by itself.

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Liege, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

We had a guided tour of "pente de la Croix-Rousse" and the related struggles of the local silkworkers (Canuts) - how they were the first to get minimum wages in 1848. We learned that this particular place was probably named after a confederation of workers called devoirants, or devorants (that is with mutual duty to each other) which was shortened... More 

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

One of the most impressive courtyard in Lyon. In the middle of the traboules network of "les Pentes" downhill from la Croix-Rousse a very unusel building which was used for a scene in "the unbearable lightness of being" supposed to take place in Prague but shot in Lyon!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

One of my faverite traboule in Lyon. A must do. Traboules were done as passages for workers to bring their tissues to the Rhone for boat exportation.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2013

If you are into history and unique building, visiting this place maybe of interest to you. This place has an important role to the silk workers of Lyon during one of the revolution in the past. The photo shown on the internet is too beautiful so be prepared when you arrived there and see non of the grandiose captured by... More 

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