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Rue de la Republique, Lyon
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Stroll, shop, and see the first Haussman-style buildings on Rue de la Republique, a 19th-century pedestrian zone and World Heritage Site. Luxury boutiques and inexpensive retailers line the street, which is a hub of activity for both locals and visitors. Look for the Cinéma Pathé, a rare example of Art Deco architecture in the city. The Fnac Bellecour headquarters was once the main branch of the newspaper "Le Progres," but the building was originally designed as a theater. Using our international travel planner, Lyon attractions like Rue de la Republique can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • One of the Central streets of Lyon who is pretty emblematic of the city. The buildings are very typical of Lyon.
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  • Beautiful and pleasant to go strolling in this picturesque corner of the city of Lyon. From here you can easily reach many other landmarks, restaurants and the old town.
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  • You cannot miss this great shopping street. Mostly pedrestrianisted but look out for cars crossing between the iron bollards.