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Memory lane

There are so many historic sites which have been built in Lyon throughout the years.

Take a journey in the footsteps of many exceptional men and women and visit the important memorials.

Cimetiere Communautaire
Cimetière Communautaire

The Parc Cimetière Paysager du Grand Lyon covers 8 ha: small clearings, several thousand trees, green plants, grass, flowers of all colours. It is open to all religions. Crématorium du Grand Lyon, funeral complex.
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Cimetiere de la Guillotiere
Cimetière de la Guillotière

The cemetery was built in 1859 (on the edge of the 8th arrondissement) to extend the old cemetery from 1822 based on a radio-concentric layout: it houses a host of historical and architectural treasures. It is the home to the “garden of remembrance”.
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Cimetiere de Loyasse
Cimetière de Loyasse

Created in 1812, the first modern cemetery in Lyon covers 12 ha and has 30,000 graves and 200 chapels and monuments. It includes the funeral monuments of a number of famous locals: Edouard Herriot, Puvis de Chavanne, Pierre Bossan, Pauline Jaricot...
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Mémorial de Caluire Jean Moulin
Jean Moulin Memorial in Caluire

Doctor Dugoujon’s villa where Jean Moulin was arrested by Klaus Barbie during a meeting on June 21, 1943, along with the doctor Raymond Aubrac and four other Resistance fighters.
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