This station is situated in the east part of Paris.The sports and business facilities available at nearby Bercy, and the popular tourist attractions in the surrounding area, make this a convenient place to stay.One of Paris’ six major railway termini, Gare de Lyon has direct train connections with Clermont-Ferrand, Besancon, Montpellier, Dijon, Lyon, Nice, Grenoble, Toulon, Valence, Marseilles, Avignon, and Saint-Etienne. This is also the rail terminus for trains going to and from the Rhone/Alps region and the Mediterranean. You can reach downtown Paris from this station by bus or by metro, as Gare de Lyon has its own metro station.
Gare de Lyon has appeared in several movies, including Mr. Bean’s Holiday. If possible, have a meal or a drink in Le Train Bleu Restaurant.Using Gare de Lyon, you will be passing through a train station that handles some 83 million travelers a year, making it the third busiest rail terminal in Paris. The building was constructed for the 1900 Paris World Exposition. Its most recognizable feature is a large clock tower that resembles the clock tower of London’s Houses of Parliament. The Gare de Lyon clock tower is 67 metres (220 feet) tall.
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