Le Mur Des Canuts, Lyon

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Le Mur Des Canuts transforms an ordinary street corner into an art gallery. Murals dot, and sometimes cover, the walls with depictions of the everyday people frozen in a moment. You may find a baker bringing her bread out to cool, a businesswoman rushing to work, or a child playing. All of the images reflect the dynamic energy and humor of the city in which they’re painted. Add Le Mur Des Canuts to your Lyon travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Lyon trip planning site .
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  • October 4, 2017
    Seen by a rainy day. J "moderately enjoyed but maybe I'm not a contemplative. Nice book anyway but a little impressed.
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  • October 1, 2017
    Pay attention to the many details. bottom left there is a walkway. Be sure to look at the explanation about this wall (unless you have a guide)
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  • October 1, 2017
    Adorning a wall of one of the most famous districts of Lyon, he is to see... don't forget to stroll through the small streets of the Croix-Rousse a small city within a city, even though this neighborhood has lost its charm with a galloping urbanization
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  • June 18, 2017
    So nice to see. One of the coolest street art places of this wonderful city. Totally recommend to go for a walk and admire its beauty. The city has such a strong character.
  • August 24, 2017
    Beautiful mural, feels like an illusion. However on the outskirts of lyon which makes it hard to reach, especially by bike (with barely any roads you can bike).
  • December 14, 2016
    Impressive! This mural is a bit out of the way, but very much worth the extra walk (uphill!) to see. The artist did a wonderful job mixing the real windows with the painted ones. A very unique piece that gives great insight into life in Lyon.
  • July 25, 2017
    This is so cool! Stumbled upon it walking around, and was kinda blown away.
  • March 26, 2017
    Very intersting stop, particularly taking into account its history and the fact they have been updating it every few years (including making each character age with every update!)

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