The city of Lyon, seen from the Fourvière hill.


Jérémy Laugier / 20 Minutes

Only the city of Kyoto (Japan) managed to beat Lyon with more than 715,000 readers of 

Condé Nast Traveler 

who voted to elect the best big cities in the world.

The famous American travel magazine explained Monday, unveiling the results of this poll, that many voters appreciated above all "the atmosphere more intimate than Paris" and "the breathtaking architecture" of the capital of the Gauls.

🦁 Lyon has been ranked 2️⃣nd Best Big City in the world by @CondeNast!

The 33rd annual Readers' Choice Awards survey ranked Lyon above international cities like Sydney, Tokyo, Helsinki and Copenhagen!


📸 Hugo Barbier #Lyon #ONLYLYON #CondeNastTraveller

- ONLYLYON (@OnlyLyon) October 13, 2020

It is ahead of Singapore, Sydney, Vienna, Tokyo, Porto, Helsinki, Copenhagen and Lisbon in the top 10 of this prestigious ranking, which therefore does not include any other French city.


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