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Hotel Silky

Hotel Silky

More than just a comfortable place to stay, the new HappyCulture boutique hotel immerses its guests in a 100% Lyon experience. Located in the heart of the city, Le Silky invites its customers into a world steeped in history.

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Hotel Silky

Discover our beautiful hotel Lyon centre

For many people, the Presqu'île is synonymous with Lyon's city centre. The 1st and 2nd districts are the historical heart of the city, and are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

* The rue de la République

The main shopping street of the city, it is a two-minute walk from our hotel Lyon peninsula. You'll find everything you need: cheap signs, designer shops, luxury boutiques, etc.

* The Place des Terreaux

Notably known for its 360 ton Bartholdi fountain, this beautiful square is located 500 meters north of our hotel Lyon centre.

* The Victor Hugo pedestrian street

A street with many shops, it is located 800 metres south of our hotel Lyon 2. To get there, you can go through Place des Jacobins and Place Bellecour.

* The Opera of Lyon

At 650 meters north of our hotel Lyon Presqu'île, you will find the National Opera of Lyon. It is one of the most beautiful achievements of the theatrical architecture of the second half of the 20th century.

* The City Hall

Opposite the Opera House, between Place des Terreaux and Place de la Comédie, is the Lyon City Hall. It is one of the most imposing historical buildings in the city.

* The Bellecour square

It is the largest square in the city, but also the largest pedestrian square in Europe. It is located in the hypercentre of the peninsula of Lyon, and 700 metres from our hotel Lyon centre.

* The Jacobins’ square

This square, located only 400 metres from our hotel Lyon 2, houses in its centre the magnificent fountain of the Jacobins, which features 4 artists from Lyon.

* The Beaux-Arts Museum of Lyon

This museum, a former 17th century convent whose architecture alone is worth the detour, is located 550 meters north of our hotel Lyon Presqu'île. Also known as the Palais de Saint-Pierre, it presents works by Picasso, Matisse, Degas and Van Gogh.

* The place des Célestins

Just 500 metres from the Silky Hotel, Place des Célestins is a true haven of peace. It is right next to the Saône quays and is dominated by the sublime theatre of the Celestins. There are many restaurants and little green areas to relax in.

* The Auguste Comte district

Located 15 minutes walk from our hotel on the Presqu'île de Lyon, this area has more than 150 shops, antique shops, galleries, restaurants... Lovers of art and antiques, this place is made for you.

* The Antonin Poncet Square

You will also find the Place Antonin Poncet 900 meters south of our hotel Lyon centre. You will be able to see the Charité bell tower and discover its astonishing history...

* The great synagogue of Lyon

On the banks of the Saône, 1 km south of our hotel Lyon 2, is this surprising synagogue in neo-Byzantine style. It has been listed as a historical monument since 1984.

* The Trade Palace

Also known as the Palais de la Bourse, it houses the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It is a real architectural gem! Don't forget to visit the famous Salle de la Corbeille.

* Saint-Nizier church

Located less than 300 metres from the Silky Hotel, this church was one of the most important places of worship in the capital of Gaul.

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However, other districts located in the centre are worth visiting.

* The « Old Lyon »

An architectural blend of the Medieval and Renaissance periods, Old Lyon or the Saint-Jean district, is the historic district of the city.

Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you will be seduced by its small cobbled streets and its famous Cathedral. You can get there in 15 minutes on foot from our hotel Lyon centre.

Not to be missed during your visit to the Old Lyon district:

➢ The Gadagne Museum ;

➢ The museum of the history of Lyon;

➢ The museum of puppetry arts;

➢ The hanging gardens of Gadagne for you to rest;

➢ The Miniature and Cinema Museum;

➢ The Saint-Jean-Baptiste Cathedral and its astronomical clock;

➢ The old Law Courts.

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