Located in the South-East area of France, Lyon is the third-biggest city in the country, with more than 500 000 inhabitants within the city and over 1.5 million in its agglomeration. It is located along the Rhone River, and is also close to the Alps mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. It is the second student city in France, with 4 universities and numerous schools such as Polytech Lyon, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Sciences Po Lyon or emlyon. In Lyon, you will be able to find vestiges of a Roman civilization, Lugdunum, on the Fourvière hill. Among Lyon's heritage is the city's symbole, Notre-Dame de Fourvière basilica.
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Cinema was created in Lyon by the Lumière Brother. When walking in Lyon, you might come across the street where the first movie was filmed, in the Montplaisir neighborhood.

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