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Mur des Canuts, Lyon

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Mur des Canuts transforms an ordinary street corner into an art gallery. Murals dot, and sometimes cover, the walls with depictions of the everyday people frozen in a moment. You may find a baker bringing her bread out to cool, a businesswoman rushing to work, or a child playing. All of the images reflect the dynamic energy and humor of the city in which they’re painted. Add Mur des Canuts to your Lyon travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Lyon trip planning site.
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  • This place is up a hill but worth visiting as there are really nice murals here. A great photo stop. Recommended.  more »
  • Something you must see in Lyon, a reel piece of artwork. The 3D details are amazing, really realistic.  more »
  • A wonderful wall must to see. Don't lost a visit there. You can read the history of the wall and take many photos. Amazing
  • One of the most spectacular murals of Lyon, with hard to spot "tromp d'oeils".

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