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Boulevard des Canuts, 69004, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Le Mur Des Canuts is an amazing trompe l'oeil, which covers a surface of 1,200m², it is hard to believe it is a flat surface, it is so life like. My husband wasn’t looking properly and approached the ATM to get money out. There is...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These are all around and I saw some on the HOHO bus tour. Am sure there are more but I saw some big ones. Very cool. Well done. Plays tricks on your eyes!

Thank nagled
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was originally a blind facade of over 1200 square metres, There are descriptive boards in French and English in the tunnel below, outlining the history of this facade from it's start in the mid 80's and it's association with the local area. It is...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good street art. Especially good is reading the history of the art across the years. Amazingly realistic and detailed. Worth the long walk. The rest of the area is uninteresting.

Thank Craig L
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This is a good top if you want to learn about the silk innovations mae in Lyon. It also documents the history of the battles of the Lyonnaise silk workers.

Thank Q472PNdon
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

East to get to on the metro, just a few minutes walk from the nearest station. Interesting mural and fun to see. Impressive perspective and feels very alive when you see it. Worth a short visit.

Thank Mr&MrsWilko
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This attraction located 10 minutes waling from Croix Rousse metro station is massive and its 3 dimensional aspect is very well done. It has to be 200’ high by 150’ wide without exaggeration. You can examine it in detail but, if you spend more than...More

Thank 432JamesD
Reviewed 18 June 2018

A great reminder of the Lyon of the past - get a photo taken there and become a part of the mural! There are pictures of how the wall has changed over time to reflect the trends of each period... very clever and interesting!

Thank SaraAyres
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Cleverly painted with much to see and note. You must give yourself time to see the detail of the murals.

Thank 270dusty
Reviewed 12 June 2018

One has to stand about 100 feet diagnolly across the road to get the best view. to save time, travel by metro to station Henon and it is just outside the exit

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