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The Croix-Rousse is an area famous for its stairways, bistros and gardens hidden among the buildings, former silk workshops and its passages known as Traboules de la Croix-Rousse. On every street, you will see lots of different things typical to the Croix-Rousse area. Being a culturally rich area, you will find here old churches, monasteries, amphitheaters and many other buildings of historic and cultural interst. So as not to miss anything, take the 2 hour guided tour organized by the Office du Tourisme and discover the silk workers area and then take the famous passageways on the hills to return quickly to the Place des Terreaux.