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"The Famous Puppet" Top 5 Page for this destination Vieux Lyon - Old Town Tip by hquittner

Vieux Lyon - Old Town, Lyon: 23 reviews and 50 photos

  Guignol To the Right!
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  • Guignol To the Right! - Lyon
      Guignol To the Right!
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  • Une gorgouille - Lyon
      Une gorgouille
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  • Modern Store in Old Town Building - Lyon
      Modern Store in Old Town Building
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  • Walking Street in Old Town - Lyon
      Walking Street in Old Town
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  • Another Traboule - Lyon
      Another Traboule
    by hquittner

Lyon is renowned for puppet shows. The most famous character in the shows is Guignol. The Theater is on rue Carrand just beyond r. Juiverie. Set upon the window sill in another part of the Old Town we came upon another type of figure called "une gorgouille du Gourguillon". Nearby was a fine old store fronting a modern store at the beginning of a main shopping street. We found three or more traboules on our visit to walk through.

Address: Historical city centre.
Phone: +33 4 78 42 48 89

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 28, 2010
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