Auditorium-Orchestre National de Lyon

Lyon, France

Auditorium-Orchestre National de Lyon

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Part-Dieu (French: [la paʁ djø]) is an area of Lyon Metropolis. It is also the second largest tertiary district in France, after La Défense in Greater Paris, with over 1,115,000 m2 (12,000,000 sq ft) of office and service space, along with 45,000 service sector jobs, 2,500 companies and a 97% occupancy rate. The area contains the Part-Dieu train station.

Located on the Left Bank of the Rhône river, this urban centre also provides major entertainment and cultural facilities, including one of the largest urban shopping malls in Europe, 800 shops, Paul Bocuse indoor food market, café terraces, the Auditorium concert hall, Bourse du Travail theatre, Municipal Library, Departmental Archives and Fort Montluc. Moreover, it harbours Tour Incity (202 m (663 ft)), Tour Part-Dieu (164 m (538 ft)) and Tour Oxygène (117 m (384 ft)), making Lyon one of the few European cities able to display high-rise architecture right next to its historical core.

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