Fifth Arrondissement

Lyon France Tourist Information and City Guide

Lyon's fifth arrondissement (Cinquieme Arrondissement de Lyon) is located west of the Saone River and the Presque-ile peninsula.

This district encompasses Old Lyon (Vieux Lyon) which is the Medieval quarter of the city.  It is referred to as the Fourviere district.

Fifth Arrondissement in Lyon France
Fifth Arrondissement of Lyon France

Top tourist attractions and landmarks in the fifth arrondissement of Lyon include the following:

  1. Fourviere Basilica (Notre Dame de Fourviere Basilica)
  2. Gallo-Roman Theatre (Roman ruins)
  3. Metallic Tower (resembles the Eiffel Tower)
  4. Place du Change (city square)
  5. St. Jean Cathedral
  6. Temple du Change

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