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    Plateau Croix-Rousse

    • Lyon 04, France
    • Plateau Croix-Rousse$$
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      Hill of the Croix-Rousse can rightfully be called a museum of history of Lyon, this quarter, filled with surprises and historical sites. It is here November 21, 1831 the rebels were shot Lyons weavers.

      Croix-Rousse plateau - is a world apart, as a separate village within the city. There is a market with open late arcades, hospitable locals. They even refer to themselves first and then kruarustsami Lіontsy. In history Croix-Rousse weavers and silk production takes almost no driving history.

      During a tour of the area, tourists can visit the places where famous during the Lyon uprisings occurred fierce fighting, go from house to house and street, which the weavers came down from the plateau to their jobs at the foot of the mountain. Croix Rousse has its particular specificity: the past centuries behind it was actually fixed status as an independent city and the Republic Kanyutov (Tkachev), as it was called in but did not face.

      Nowadays lives quarter rages around the central square of the same name and Croix Rousse Boulevard. In fact, the quarter consists of two parts: the Croix Rousse slopes and plateaus Croix Rousse, each with its own special character. Slopes and plateaus are gaining popularity and become a prestigious neighborhood, where does it go bohemia.

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