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Auberge du Gouvernement, Lyon

Auberge du Gouvernement - Lyon, France
Auberge du Gouvernement
2 Place du Gouvernement, Lyon, France 69005Map
+33 4 78 15 05 50
Neighborhood: Old Lyons
Overview

Built in the 15th century, this inn (its function until the 19th century) was one of the many that catered to merchants and travelers in a district renowned for its markets. The lovely building was recently restored to preserve its elegant façade, which conceals one of the most beautiful interior courtyards and mezzanines of the quartier. A traboule, a sort of passageway specific to Lyon, leads to 10 quai R. Rolland and is full of historical and architectural surprises: vaulted arches from the end of the Middle Ages and a Renaissance style shell-shaped waterwell. Free to enter.

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  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: Métro : Vieux Lyon
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