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Le Mur Des Canuts

Boulevard des Canuts, 69004, Lyon, France
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“trompe l'oeil” (16 reviews)
“croix rousse” (39 reviews)
“painted walls” (7 reviews)
Boulevard des Canuts, 69004, Lyon, France
Boulevard des Canuts, 69004, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can walk there from the "quartier de la Croix-Rousse" which is a hill with lots of short-cuts made of steps, some of them very steep. This itself is worth a visit. The Mur des Canuts is worth a visit. The boards close by which...More

Thank shantalashanty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's exactly what you see in the pictures -one side of one building painted up to look like a street scene. It is technically well executed but a bit of an empty novelty imo.

Thank jj-mu-jj-mu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reading through the boards close by explaining the evolution of this magnificent work helps to explain how it all came to be what it is today Taking photos of each other against the background tricks friends and family into believing that it is all genuine...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolute must when in Lyon. From a distance, one would believe that it is a "real" and not a painting!

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A clever and imaginative display of Lyon's famous people - but it helps to know your history of the area. A favourite spot for photos.

Thank CanadaBarb2015
Reviewed 9 December 2017

It is a bit away from most tourist places, but worth a 10 mis walk from Croix Rousse without any doubts! We`ve spent 20-30 mins here just enjoying the extremally detailed painting about the typical lyonaise life and took some great pictures.

Thank Roman S
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Great place to start your visit of the Croix-Rousse district. Get off at the Henon metro station, go have a look at the impressive wall and start walking down the hill. If you're a fan of the street art and urban painting, this is a...More

Thank ZuZuWa
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing- it look so real from a distance. We took the lyon city tram- the driver allows us to stop for 5 mins to take photos.

Thank InJulySummer
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Lyon is a city of murals and this one is the best. It has a large staircase marching up at the center of the painting towards some distant buildings. On the bottom one can see a few shops and a bank. The pictures look almost...More

Thank Amit J
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The 3-D realistic mural covering an entire building, is the best of the many murals in Lyon. It is in the Croix-Rouse neighborhood. It is well worth the walk to get there. It is updated every 10 years, even the people painted in the mural...More

Thank FargoSnowbird
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