Rue Van Gogh - Gare de Lyon - Paris (França) ©Germano Schüür

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Germano Schüür on September 3, 2007

The Gare de Lyon is a major railway terminus in Paris, France. It is named after the city of Lyon, a stop for many long-distance trains departing here, most en route to the south of France. In general the station's SNCF services run to the south and east of France. The station also hosts regional trains and the RER. It is served by the Gare de Lyon metro station.

The station was built for the World Exposition of 1900. On multiple levels, it is considered a classic example of the architecture of its time. Most notable is the large clock tower atop one corner of the station, similar in style to the clock tower of the UK Houses of Parliament, home to Big Ben.

The station houses the Le Train Bleu restaurant, which has served drinks and meals to travellers and other guests since 1901 in an ornately-decorated setting.

On 27 June 1988, a runaway train crashed into a stationary rush-hour train, killing 56 people and injuring a further 55.


3W3W guzmán on November 12, 2008

Nice composition! Greetings from Mexico.

Germano Schüür on November 13, 2008

Obrigado 3W3W. Onde estão suas fotos ?

anyushkamm on December 10, 2008

Beautiful photo, typical Parisian sky.

Greetings from Serbia,


ander_um_nik on January 19, 2009

Wow ! красота ! обалдеть !

ABILATA on March 1, 2009

Rue Van Gogh - Gare de Lyon - Paris (França) ©G.Schüür

boga_tjr on March 28, 2009

Super !

Germano Schüür on March 29, 2009

Paris, Paris, Paris. Para onde vc mira a câmara tem um belo quadro te esperando... Abraço do Brasil

kacaroth on April 26, 2009

Good work! HDR fantastic.

MARIA ROUSSOU on June 21, 2009

ciao Germano, very nice photo!

greetings from Athens, Maria

Christos Theodorou on March 21, 2012

A wonderful photo, well composed - Greetings.

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Germano Schüür
Caxias do Sul \u002D Rio Grande do Sul, República Federativa do Brasil

Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 21, 2007
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by Germano Schüür
    • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
    • Taken on 2007/07/30 18:04:56
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 28.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/9.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash