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Top bookstore recommendations from locals

Science Museum
“A personal favorite. The newest Lyon museum has changing temporary exhibitions covering both ethnology and natural history. The location is right at the meeting point of the Saone and Rhone rivers. Family-friendly with lots to see on any given day. Do not miss going to the terrasse on the top floor. Easily accessible by bicycle or public transport (Tram T1 stop). Closed on Mondays, open late on Thursdays.”
  • 202 locals recommend
Plaza
“Place de légende, office du tourisme, transports, vue imprenable sur fourviere Tourism officee, main square of the city”
  • 155 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“This is the biggest Brasserie in Europe. The place is incredible. They brew their own beer. Noisy and lively! Prefect with kids. And if it is your birthday, please tell them! You’ll certainly be surprise. ”
  • 124 locals recommend
Park
“Jeux pour enfant, skate Park, terrain de seety, terrain de basket, aire de promenade... Ce parque est vraiment très agréable! Games for children, skate Park, seety field, basketball court, walkway ... This park is really nice!”
  • 78 locals recommend
Route
“Beautiful view of the Rhône and also where most people hangout during summer nights before going to clubs!”
  • 83 locals recommend
Cinema
“This place opened in 1914 and is the oldest and closest movie theater to where the world’s first movie « Sortie d’usine » was ever made in 1895 by les frères lumières! (Go check out my article about the lumière festival in Lyon). Historic place if you are a movie lover. This iconic place was saved just in time from disappearing a few years ago. They also have a good selection of movies both independent and mainstream. ”
  • 64 locals recommend
Bistro
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“A really cool cooperative bar with a big terrace, cool people, and affordable drinks !”
  • 70 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Grand bar, night club, restaurant, fast food qui touche le métro de Gerland”
  • 61 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Lyon a une tradition ancienne dans le textile haut de gamme. Au sortir du musée des tissus qui est particulièrement beau vous avez des créateurs à prix abordables utilisant les plus belles étoffes de Lyon”
  • 38 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Un bouchon authentique. Un bel endroit pour découvrir la gastronomie Lyonnaise. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Bar
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“Concert certains soirs, DJ souvent, bonnes bières. ------- Some concerts and DJ coming there, nice local beers also”
  • 49 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“It's a hotel but they have a restaurant and a bar open to everyone, nice wines and sometimes cool events. It's pretty artsy!”
  • 38 locals recommend
Pool
“Symbolic open air swimming-pool from the 50's and along the Rhone river. Newly rehabilhated, it can be used during the whole year. Be careful, very crowdy during spring/summer time.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Garden
“Le parc se trouve dans le 5ème arrondissement sur la colline de St Just. Sa particularité est sa vue imprenable sur la ville de Lyon et son calme. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bistro
“Très bon rapport qualité prix, cuisine innovante et de saison. Fait aussi bar - grande terrasse”
  • 39 locals recommend
Park
“The great Gerland Park is the ideal place for a walk or a jog along the Rhone.”
  • 22 locals recommend