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    Tour Métallique

    Place de Fourvière
    Lyon, 69005
    +33 4 7277 6969
    Lyons is sometimes accused of losing its soul when trying to imitate Paris. Even if this is a harsh and unjustified criticism, the metal tower on Fourvière hill next to the Basilique de Fourvière is proof indeed. In 1893, 4 years after the Universal Exhibition in Paris, E. Colonge was given the task of building a replica of the Eiffel Tower in Lyons. This one is only 80m (262 feet) high and, like its taller sister, is now used as a television relay station. There used to be a restaurant in the lower part with a lift taking customers to the highest parts to enjoy the view. It is not possible to visit this tower.
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