11 Sights in Villeurbanne, France (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Villeurbanne, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Villeurbanne, France.

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1. Parc de la Tête d'Or

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The Parc de la Tête d'or is a large urban park in Lyon, France, with an area of approximately 117 hectares. Located in the northern part of the 6th arrondissement, it features the Jardin botanique de Lyon, as well as a lake on which boating takes place during the summer months. Due to the relatively small number of other parks in Lyon, it receives a huge number of visitors over summer; it is a frequent destination for joggers and cyclists.

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2. Basilique Saint-Martin d'Ainay

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Basilique Saint-Martin d'Ainay
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The Basilica of Saint-Martin d'Ainay is a Romanesque church in Ainay in the Presqu'île district in the historic centre of Lyon, France. A quintessential example of Romanesque architecture, it was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List along with other notable buildings in the centre of Lyon as a testimony to Lyon's long history as an important European town and unique blend of architectural styles.

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3. Villa Lafont

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The Villa called Villa Lafont is a house located in Villeurbanne, in the Rhône department, in France. It is located in the town of Villeurbanne in the Ferrandière district, and for this reason is also called "Villa La Ferrandière", near the Tolstoy and Totem course, at the southwest corner of rue Marc- Sangnier and rue du 4 September 1797.

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4. Église du Sacré-Cœur

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Sacred Heart Church is an unfinished Catholic church located in the third district of Lyon at the corner of Turbil Street and Antoine Charial Street. Until now, churches were built between 1922 and 1934, and the only church in the area is St Anne's Church, which itself was unfinished and destroyed in 1939.

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5. Jardin Rosa Mir

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Jardin Rosa Mir Aurelie Chaumat / Public domain

The Jardin Rosa Mir is a garden located in the center of La Croix-Rousse quarter in the 4th arrondissement of Lyon, and created by Jules Senis. It is housed in a courtyard of the building at No. 83 Grande Rue de la Croix-Rousse. It can be accessed through a path located at No. 87 in the same street.

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6. Basilique funéraire Saint-Laurent de Choulans

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Saint-Laurent-de-Choulans is an archaeological site located at the foot of the entrance of the Fourvißre tunnel in Lyon, dating back to the Melovin dynasty. The site includes the remains of a church surrounded by a fenced Christian cemetery, which covers an area of 0.5 to 1 hectare.

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7. Église Notre-Dame Saint-Louis

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Notre-Dame Saint-Louis is a church assigned to Catholic worship, located in the Guillotière district, in the 7th arrondissement of Lyon, of which it constitutes the oldest parish sanctuary. It is located at the intersection of rue de la Madeleine and Grande rue de la Guillotière.

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8. Statue de Monsieur Ampère

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Ampere Monument is a statue of Ampere Square in the second district of Lyon, France. It was installed in 1888 and represents the sitting of scientist Andre-Marie Ampel. Its sculptor is Charles Texto, its architect is Joseph Dubizon, and its founder is Tiebaut.

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9. Église arménienne Saint-Jacques

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The Armenian church of Saint-Jacques de Lyon or Sourp Hagop church is a religious building of the Armenian apostolic church located in the 3rd arrondissement of Lyon, at No. 40 in the rue d'Armenie. The church is dedicated to Jacques de Nisibe.

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10. Château de la Jayère

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The Château de la Jayère is an old country house located in the 9th arrondissement of Lyon, in the Metropolis of Lyon. On the hillside, below the Duchère district, it dominates the Plaine de Saône and the Vaise district.

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11. Parc de la Cerisaie

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The parc de la Cerisaie is an urban park in the Croix-Rousse 4th arrondissement of Lyon, France. It is partially situated on a slope, leading from the plateau of the Croix-Rousse down towards the river Saône.

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