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Historic Site of Lyons

Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: France
Best of: Old Town
The long history of Lyons, which was founded by the Romans in the 1st century B.C. as the capital of the Three Gauls and has continued to play a major role in Europe's political, cultural and economic development ever since, is vividly illustrated by its urban fabric and the many fine historic buildings from all periods. [More Details]
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