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Musee Historique des Tissus, 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
The most important museum shows pieces of textil art. Besides modern pieces are a lot of hundreds of years old exemplars too.

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Rue de la Charite

 
Basilique Saint-Martin-d'AinayLocal roman museum
 
 
 
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