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Le Mur Des Canuts

Boulevard des Canuts, 69004, Lyon, France
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Really interesting, nice to see how the building looked before it was painted and how it's changed... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Audrey P
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Nice Painting in Otherwise Pedestrian Area

We made our way on the metro to see this impressive mural. There is a small alcove in the wall... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Simonisnotavailable
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Saskatoon, Canada
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“trompe l'oeil” (16 reviews)
“croix rousse” (37 reviews)
“painted walls” (7 reviews)
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Boulevard des Canuts, 69004, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Really interesting, nice to see how the building looked before it was painted and how it's changed over the years. Very well done.

Thank Audrey P
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We made our way on the metro to see this impressive mural. There is a small alcove in the wall which explains its history with photos of how it's changed over the years. There wasn't much else to do after taking some photo's so we...More

Thank Simonisnotavailable
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This gigantic hyper-realistic fresco depicting daily life in Lyon is great to look at in detail and worth a good look even if a bit out of the way.

Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

It is a bit off out of the way to get there but it is worth it as it is really impressive. And if you visit make sure that you read the boards with the history behind it that makes it even more interesting. If...More

Thank Mita_London
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Was not sure whether to visit this site but it is easily accesible by metro and not far from the station. Impeessive 3D. visit the mur and then to walk down to croix rousse before going back to centre

Thank Mateja K
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Easy train ride from hotel De ville, take Metro C towards Curie and get down at Henon.. Enjoy the beautiful murals and quick read on its history. Don't need more than 1 hour to go and come back from main city

Thank nimits2016
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Great painting which describes the daily life of the then local people and what an imaginative way to make a focal point out of a very ordinary, featureless cement wall.

Thank Carla R
Reviewed 15 July 2017

it is worth a visit, The painting of the Lyonnais represents 25 historical figures from Lyon and 6 characters from the world.Lyon is well known for its wall paintings but this is one is my favorite because it is showing Lyon's famous people like L'Abbé...More

Thank isolagus
Reviewed 15 July 2017

huge and impressive wall painting with amazing 3D perspective. Worth a trip (close to a metro station).

Thank stephane L
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Although I'm not an art lover - these wall murals were amazing. a must see when you visit Lyon...there are many of them dotted around Lyon

Thank Brian D
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