The Palais de la Bourse or Palais du Commerce is a building located in the quarter Les Cordeliers, in 2nd arrondissement of Lyon. It currently houses the headquarters of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Lyon. It is served by the metro station Cordeliers, and by bus lines C3, 18, 23, 25, 28, 58, 71, 91 and 99.It is bordered by the place des Cordeliers to the south, the place de la Bourse to the north, the Rue de la République to the west and rue de la Bourse to the east.In 1994, the building has been classified as monument historique.HistoryIn 1853, the construction of the Palais du Commerce was decided, composing of a museum of art and industry, shops, the company of change agents and brokers in silk, the Chamber of Commerce and the Commercial Court. On 4 August 1854, René Dardel, architect of the Pont La Feuillée, the covered halles located Rue de la Martinière, and the creation of the Rue Victor Hugo, was chosen by prefect of the Rhône Claude-Marius Vaïsse for the construction of the building.The construction started in 1856 and the first stone was laid on 15 March. The building was inaugurated by Napoleon III and Empress Eugenie on 25 August 1860.On 24 June 1894, president Sadi Carnot was assassinated leaving the building by the anarchist Caserio under the windows located on the rue de la République.PutPalais de la Bourse into our Lyon trip itinerary planning site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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Mid-19th century grand building with all the architectural detail you would expect. Enormous ceilings, grand staircases, arched walkways... Was here for a public wine tasting event and the building... more »
Beautiful building in a lovely area.. really worth having a look.. well maintained and still used apparently more »
Great historical place in Lyon. Former stock exchange place back when Lyon was a major industrial place in Europe. Shalters sometimes small temporary displays. The great hall can be seen with no fee.
Amazing place but its hot as hell inside during the summer.
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