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Basilique Saint-Martin-d'Ainay, Lyon, France

 
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Distance from city center: 0.6mi
stef's pictureby stef Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 19th of September, 2009
Lion's oldest church, inauguration in 1107 is built in roman style. The round pillars are from a church form Rome.

Address:
7-11 Rue de Jarente, 69002 Lyon, France

 
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The French Revolution left Lyon somewhat The 19th century saw the development of the silk industry in Lyon. Several foreign banks opened branches in Lyon, and Lyonese banks were created from scratch. The industrial revolution boosted considerably the city’s economy, and by the 20th century, Lyon became on the most prominent cities in France. After World War II, Lyon’s infrastructure [...]
 
 
 

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