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Introducing Lyon

Commercial, industrial and banking powerhouse for the past 500 years, today Lyon is France's third largest city.

Outstanding museums, a dynamic cultural life, busy clubbing and drinking scenes, a thriving university and fantastic shopping lend the city a distinctly sophisticated air, while adventurous gourmets can indulge in their wildest gastronomic fantasies.

Lyon comprises nine arrondissements (neighbourhoods); the arrondissement number appears after each street address.