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Mesopotamic Lyon - clockwise panoramic from Fourvière (2/4)

LYON WANDERINGS.

View ESE from Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière over the 'mesopotamic' peninsula (Presqu'île) of the city between the rivers Saône and Rhône, and to the city area beyond.

 

River Saône in foreground with Pont Alphonse Juin (L) and Pont Bonaparte (R). Cathédrale St-Jean, 12th-15th Cent. (near R). Pont Bonaparte crosses the river (lower centre). Cathédrale St-Jean, 12th-15th Cent. (near L). River Rhône is marked by line of its embankment trees crossing the picture in middle distance. Large pink-paved square (far R) is place Bellecour. Prominent tower in distance is La Tour de la Part-Dieu. (There are notes for these places on the picture.)

 

Country: France

Région: Rhône-Alpes

Département: Rhône (69)

City: Lyon

City district (viewpoint): Vieux Lyon, 5ème

City districts (near view): St.Jean 5ème

City districts (middle view): Presqu'île 2ème

City districts (beyond Presqu'île): mostly 3ème

Photo date: April 19th 2009

Photo date: 20090419

ID: CIMG2264 Prominent cylindrical tower beyond, is La Tour de la Part-Dieu. Large pink-paved square far R is place Bellecour.

 

Country: France

Région: Rhône-Alpes

Département: Rhône (69)

City: Lyon

City district (viewpoint): Vieux Lyon, 5ème

City districts (near view): St.Jean 5ème

City districts (middle view): Presqu'île, left of bridge:1er, rest 2ème

City districts (beyond Presqu'île): mostly 3ème

Photo date: April 19th 2009

Photo date: 20090419

ID: CIMG2263

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Taken on April 19, 2009