Lyon: a City of Light
If you've travelers to Lyon, you are sure to find the location this magnet depicts familiar. In part, this is due to the fact there is so much detail as well as a lot going on. It even features the Rhone river. Another very delightful aspect of this scene is that the colors chosen reflect a relatively sunny day in France which makes everything you see quite delightful as well as somewhat realistic. You can just feel the mobility of this major city and can even imagine yourself walking along the river, admiring a major church or just making the most out of a high up view from a nice hotel.
A City of All Sorts
Lyon breathes history and beauty, is considered one of France's most beautiful cities. It is easy to get to Lyon from Paris, which is only 199 miles away. For centuries, Lyon has been a silk making town, a tradition which it is still followed and which attracts thousands of tourists. If you are a film buff, you might know about Lyon because it was here were the Lumiere brothers invented the motion picture film camera. Accordingly, the city houses the Museum of Miniatures and Film Sets.
The city by the Rhone houses many historical building, which prompted UNESCO to declare it a World Heritage Site. But the city caught up with the times and nowadays you can find the central offices of Euronews and Interpol, and the city is also of economic development and it has ranked as the second city in France due to its economic vitality.
For those who collect souvenir magnets this is sure to be a welcomed addition to a collection. Every time you head to your fridge you can recall pleasant experiences in one of the tourist capitals of the world, as well as the historically rich city of Lyon which is beloved by tourists and locals alike.