Place de la République - Lyon Festival of Lights

Place de la République, ‘Big Tree’ by Jacques Rival

A 16 metre high illuminated metallic tree will be planted on Place de la République by architect Jacques Rival.

Place de la République festival of Lights 2018

This light display will be transformed into a Christmas tree at the end of the Fête des Lumières,

It’s equally enormous mirror image will be visible in the fountain below.

The story of the passing four seasons is told through visual and sound effects.

This light display is particularly special because it will be transformed into a Christmas tree at the end of the Fête des Lumières, taking up residence in Lyon until December 31st.

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