Lyon is one of the oldest cities in France and is reputed as the gourmet capital of France. Lyon is the ancient capital of Gaul and possesses a rich historical base of more than 2000 years. Lyon is in the heart of Europe between Paris and the Cote d’Azur, and at the foot of the Alps. Romans founded it in 43 BC. It is a city which until 2014 is devoid of any world-class museum. There were no grand cathedrals and was not even listed among the top thirty touristic destinations in France. As of today, it is claimed as the second popular touristic destination in France after Paris. The new generation of “Lyonnais” is introducing the World, the second city of France. Because of the trending bars, cute restaurants, and café’s, it is symbolized as the “World’s Capital of Gastronomy.” The landmarks here are true evidence of its long past. UNESCO recognizes it as the archetype of the heritage city.