Short trip in Lyon, France
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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• Basilica Notre-Dame de Fourvière was built between 1872 and 1896. The architecture is based on Byzantine and Romanesque, both of which were unusual at the time. This imposing building is a highlight of Lyon’s architecture and not to be missed. Museums and Galleries in Lyon Lyon’s history is varied and interesting. It was once the world center of the silk industry and was also the home of the French Resistance. It is no wonder then that the city of Lyon boasts over thirty museums, housing permanent collections and frequent exhibitions.... 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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