To the west of the city of Lyon is Fourvière, known as “the hill that prays“, the location for the highly decorated basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, several convents, the palace of the Archbishop, the Tour métallique (a highly visible TV tower, replicating the last stage of the Eiffel Tower) and a funicular (a railway on a steep hill).

 

 

 

 

 

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