Lyon is a city in the French historical region of Rhône-Alpes, located at the confluence of the rivers Rhone and Saône. Tourists are attracted to the ancient Roman amphitheater of Three Gallia, built 2000 years ago, the buildings in Old Lyon, built in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, as well as the modern area of Confluence on the peninsula of Presqu'il. The city is famous for its trawls - narrow aisles between buildings. One of these passes connects Old Lyon with the Croix-Russ area. The population of Lyon is about 500 thousand people.