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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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 Lyon’s Architecture    In Lyon the many ancient buildings are a haven for students of architecture and well worth a visit.  •The Palais Episcopal Saint-Jean in Lyon is a mixture of architecture, mainly inspired by religious and Gothic art, but the building has been added to at different times since the 15th century. •The Maison du Soleil at 2 Rue Saint Georges was the home of the Barou du Soleil family during the 1700’s.  This beautiful building, with its elaborate courtyards, is a very popular destination for tourists to Lyon.... 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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