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Things to do in 1st arrondissement of Lyon

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“ Si vous n'êtes pas fans d'art, entrez au moins dans la très jolie cour, reposante (gratuit) / Museum of Arts - if you're not a fan, at least enter (for free) the nice and quite courtyard”
  • 262 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Réservez longtemps à l'avance . Les programmes sont bien choisis. Reserve way in advance. The programs are chosen well.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Nice places and good area for you people. You can even visit the MBA museum.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Plaza
“is a square in the 1st arrondissement of Lyon, on the peninsula between the Rhône and the Saône, at the foot of the hill of the Croix-Rousse.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Pub
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“Paddy's corner pour un café cosy le matin ou une bonne bière le soir Paddy's Corner is a nice place for a cosy coffee moment in the morning or a beer in the evening”
  • 67 locals recommend
Bar
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“Very cool place for drinks at night and live music (dj) and Sunday morning brunch.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“French cuisine, revisited the Asian way. One of the best price/quality ratio, 18€ menu for lunch and more expensive for dinner. You need to call in advance to book it.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Premise
“MUSEE DES BEAUX ARTS. Lieux au fort potentiel historique. Place des Terreaux, Hotel de ville, Quartier des canuts, ... Lieux de Shopping...vous êtes au coeur de LYON.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Public Art
“One of the famous wll painted in lyon, there are a lot, why not try to see them all;-)”
  • 34 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“L'un des 2 meilleurs établissements où boire un cocktail à Lyon / One of the 2 best places to have a excellent cocktail in Lyon.”
  • 50 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Une institution à Lyon, nourriture typique lyonnaise, qualité gastronomique (attention un peu chèr) ”
  • 34 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“One of the best french restaurant of Lyon. The food and people are amazing. Recommanded by Guide Michelin !”
  • 45 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“"Facing L’Ébauche and a swaying footbridge over the Sâone, Le Potager has a saloon-bar vibe with an overhanging gallery and blond-wood bar bustling with locals. Big tables, school chairs and lots of chalkboards make it an anarchic sports bar, with paintings instead of screens. A spiral staircase in the corner leads to a narrow dining area where three-course lunch costs €19. In the evening, there might be jumbo quail with quince and celery, pigeon cooked in a smoked tea stock or a 50-day matured Galician steak and prices can escalate considerably. The quartier will become even more food-orientated when La Halle de la Martinière reopens later in the year. The oldest covered market in Lyon, it ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Historic Site
“A Lyon, surtout dans les pentes et le Vieux Lyon, il faut Trabouler ! (vb qui signifie passer d'une rue à une autre par un passage ouvert dans un immeuble) Cette traboule est l'une des plus connues, n'hésitez pas à vous perdre dans les pentes pour en trouver d'autres !”
  • 38 locals recommend
City Hall
“Métro A Direction Perrache ou Vaux en Velin Nombreux bus ( C3, C14, C13, 19) ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Park
“Nice garden with an amazing view. In the summer, there might be concerts on thursday night.”
  • 33 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Japanese Restaurant
“French cuisine, revisited the Asian way. One of the best price/quality ratio, 18€ menu for lunch and more expensive for dinner. You need to call in advance to book it.”
  • 45 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Une institution à Lyon, nourriture typique lyonnaise, qualité gastronomique (attention un peu chèr) ”
  • 34 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“One of the best french restaurant of Lyon. The food and people are amazing. Recommanded by Guide Michelin !”
  • 45 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“"Facing L’Ébauche and a swaying footbridge over the Sâone, Le Potager has a saloon-bar vibe with an overhanging gallery and blond-wood bar bustling with locals. Big tables, school chairs and lots of chalkboards make it an anarchic sports bar, with paintings instead of screens. A spiral staircase in the corner leads to a narrow dining area where three-course lunch costs €19. In the evening, there might be jumbo quail with quince and celery, pigeon cooked in a smoked tea stock or a 50-day matured Galician steak and prices can escalate considerably. The quartier will become even more food-orientated when La Halle de la Martinière reopens later in the year. The oldest covered market in Lyon, it ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“ Lieu parfait pour boire un super cocktail ! // Perfect place to drink a great cocktail!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Lyonese Bouchon
“A great "bouchon" which will serve you delicious (and very copious) Lyonnais dishes. Like the traditional bouchon, no choice but to take the tâble d'hôte menu. Honest pricing and great cooking. Booking necessary. Come hungry!”
  • 42 locals recommend
Café
“On eof my favourite place where to drink coffee and tea. It's also a place where you can meet many people from place in the world, even if I don't know why... Tchai tea latte !”
  • 33 locals recommend
Bar
“Bar et restaurant. Menu du jour peu cher le midi et super bon ! Le bon plan pour manger à pris raisonnable sans passer par le fast food ! Bar and restaurant with cheap "day menu" at 12am ! Good way to eat well at a good price without eating fast food !”
  • 29 locals recommend

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