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Short trip in Lyon, France

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added on 16th of May, 2008

It was a really interesting trip to Lyon. Several reenactment groups have been hired for showing the visitors of the museum of ancient rome the live of an roman soldier and the gauls. More than hundred people were disguised as soldiers and Gauls, useing costumes, that were as clos as possible to the history.

On the three days of the stay we also showed some fights, romans against gauls, always useing the way of fighting archaeology and literature teaches us. The people were really curious about that and liked it. Also for us it was interesting, because after museum was closed, we kept onto live history. I would do that again, if the groups that participate are historically correct.


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There are many museums in Lyon; one, the Lumiere Museum, is dedicated to the Lumiere brothers who pioneered photography and films. There are several art museums and the fascinating Centre d'Histoire de la Resistance et de la Deportation, which chronicles the activities of the Resistance movement during WWII. Other museums dedicated to miniatures, silk and lace textile industry are located here. Lyon is divided by th Rhone and Saine rivers and a new museum dedicated to the history of these rivers and Lyon is being built at the convergence of them. Most of historic Lyon lies on the Peninsula formed by the rivers and on the hills that flank the... Read more »


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A couple of days in Lyon - Apr 1, 2009, by Wazling
Nice city with some good restaurants where you can taste the real french high quality food. Also cultural the town can offer you something, including a good archaeological museum, with a large part of an preserved roman city, for those who... Read more »


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