History and visit the Gare de Lyon in Paris
The station is located on rue de Lyon, hence the name "Gare de Lyon". More specifically, it is located on the Place Louis Armand, in the 12th arrondissement. From the main entrance, one has access to the rue de Lyon which leads to the Place de la Bastille and the Boulevard as Didelot. She is one of the seven terminal stations of the SNCF network in Paris. With its traffic of 83 million passengers per year, it is ranked third station in Paris and the first station for mainline trains.
August 12, 1849, the station was built. At the time it was called "Pier railway from Paris to Montereau." Over time, traffic has not stopped developing and leading the expansion of the station several times. The current station was expanded to the maximum possible, so that it can contain the 90 million annual passengers. Currently, it is anticipated that new canopy is built on an area of over 4400m ², in order to be able to accommodate 10 million more passengers. While a work of the architect Marius Toudoire Toulon, the Gare de Lyon is one of the most beautiful in Paris, probably due to its beautiful façade and various statues as its clock tower 67 m high.
With 22 tracks, it is a station serving the broad quarter of East Central and South-eastern France, these cities are Belfort, Montbéliard, Besançon, Dijon, Lyon, Grenoble, Valence, Avignon, Saint-Etienne , Marseille, Toulon, Nice, Montpellier Mulhouse. International lines are the origin and destination of Geneva, Lausanne, Neuchâtel, Berne, Basel, Switzerland and Italy.
The facade, roof and room murals are valued as historical monuments. The legendary restaurant is particular station by Second Empire style and cuisine of Lyon. It is on the first floor of the facade. Blue Train is also famous historical monuments of France.
Shuttle to Gare de Lyon in Paris The distance between Orly airport and the Gare de Lyon is 17.1 km, we must travel 30km to get to Charles de Gaulle airport. And from the airport Beauvais Tille, it is 98.8 km away.