Montluc Prison National Memorial, Lyon

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  • We did the tour with a historian which makes it very instructive. The explanations were clear and we had a nice time.
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  • A must see. Prison kept to serve as a place of memory. The panels in the cells allow to learn more about those who have been there during the second world war. The guide was very good.
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  • Here the word memorial makes perfect sense. Between these walls full of so much emotion and suffering one has the impression to actually "live" this moment of history. This place definitely inhabited, although that fortunately deserted today, both on the folly of some men but also learn about the absolute dignity and true courage of so many others. In these current times where fear of the other and individualism seem to guide again remarks that flirt with the worst excesses, it is salutary to explore and immerse themselves in such a place. During the heritage days, I could listen for survivors who testified of their experience of the deportation and the camps. An unforgettable moment in front of a captive audience.
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