Mur des Canuts transforms an ordinary street corner into an art gallery. Murals dot, and sometimes cover, the walls with depictions of the everyday people frozen in a moment. You may find a baker bringing her bread out to cool, a businesswoman rushing to work, or a child playing. All of the images reflect the dynamic energy and humor of the city in which they’re painted. Add Mur des Canuts to your Lyon travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Lyon trip planning site.
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Very interesting to know who are the persons pzinted, what was the idea and tips to other huge murals. Outstanding
Very interesting to know who are the persons pzinted, what was the idea and tips to other huge murals. Outstanding more »
It is all a fake but it seems all true. A grey wall host an entire world, with cats, cars, shops, people, flowers, kids. The most beautiful and largest murale art in Lyon and one of the best I have...
It is all a fake but it seems all true. A grey wall host an entire world, with cats, cars, shops, people, flowers, kids. The most beautiful and largest murale art in Lyon and one of the best I have... more »
This is a wonderful and detailed mural painting in Lyon. Starting with an idea to use the mural paintings to decorate a huge blind facade and its advertising hoarding in 1986, and after a couple of times to record the new changes, Mur des Canuts turned out a famous picture spot in Lyon time by time. I highly recommend this as a place to visit, it’s definitely worth the time to go there.
The big wall trick-arts painting which was made in 1987, 1997, 2013 and every time it was painted, it was changed a little bit. If taken properly, the pictures would look like real.
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