Le Musee des Confluences is an attempt to understand the complex nature of the interaction or the 'confluence' ... More
Des Confluences Museum
Le Musee des Confluences is an attempt to understand the complex nature of the interaction or the 'confluence' between the human being and the society that surrounds him. This is explicitly announced by the host of numerous exhibits on display that chart the process of evolution and diversify into fields like natural history, archaeology and anthropology. Workshops are regularly arranged for children, and so are a huge number of activities. The museum also organizes various temporary exhibitions that highlight the nature of communication between man and culture, and related themes. Check website for further details.
The word "terreaux" describes the old moats and medieval mud ("terre") walls that protected the town up to the end
of the 16th century. These were filled in to make room for a large square where the town's guillotine ...
In terms of gastronomy, Lyon is well known for its hot Sausage and Quenelles and everyone knows that the Guignol
puppet theater originated here. Now Lyon has another claim to fame its trompe lil painted walls. If you liked ...
According to Gregoire de Tours (6th century) and Leidrade (8th century) there was a monastery on the Ile Barbe as
early as the 5th century, making it, along with St Pierre, one of the oldest monasteries in Lyons. The ...
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