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Lonely Planet Pocket Chicago (2nd Edition) by Lonely Planet, Karla Zimmerman

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By Lonely Planet, Karla Zimmerman

Lonely Planet: The world's best go back and forth advisor publisher

Lonely Planet Pocket Chicago is your passport to the main suitable, updated suggestion on what to determine and pass, and what hidden discoveries wait for you. Gaze out over the town from the heights of the Willis Tower, chow down on neighborhood specialties akin to the famed deep-dish pizza or subscribe to the locals at Wrigley box; all along with your depended on go back and forth spouse. Get to the center of the easiest of Chicago and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Chicago:

  • Full-color maps and pictures throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey in your own wishes and interests
  • Insider tips on how to store time and cash and get round like a neighborhood, heading off crowds and bother spots
  • Essential details at your fingertips - hours of operation, cellphone numbers, web pages, transit guidance, prices
  • Honest stories for all budgets - consuming, dozing, sight-seeing, going out, procuring, hidden gem stones that the majority guidebooks miss
  • Free, handy pull-out Chicago map (included in print version), plus 15 colour local maps
  • User-friendly format with invaluable icons, and arranged by way of local that can assist you choose the easiest spots to spend your time
  • Covers The Loop, close to North, army Pier, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, previous city, Wicker Park, Bucktown, Ukrainian Village, close to West aspect, Pilsen, South Loop and more

The ideal selection: Lonely Planet Pocket Chicago, a colourful, easy-to-use and convenient advisor that actually matches on your pocket, presents on-the-go information for these looking simply the can't-miss reviews to maximise a quick-trip experience.

About Lonely Planet: in view that 1973, Lonely Planet has develop into the world's prime commute media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning web site, cellular and electronic commute items, and a committed tourist neighborhood. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but in addition allows curious tourists to get off crushed paths to appreciate extra of the tradition of the locations within which they locate themselves.

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The Royal Festival Hall (1951) was the Festival’s centerpiece and is still a landmark (see p190). Telecom Tower (1964), at 620 ft (189 m) high, dominates the Fitzrovia skyline. held in London 1952 George VI dies; his daughter Elizabeth II accedes 1950 1955 The Lloyd’s Building (1986) is Richard Rogers’ Post-Modernist emblem (see p161). Minis became a symbol of the 1960s; small and maneuverable, they typified the freewheeling mood of the decade. 1948 Olympic Games 1945 1977 Queen’s Silver Jubilee; work starts on Jubilee Line Underground 1960 1965 of Britain End of World War II 1970 1975 1980 1971 New London 1951 Festival 1945 Today Bridge built 1954 Food rationing, introduced during World War II, abolished 1963 National Theatre founded at the Old Vic 1982 Last of the London docks closes THE HISTORY OF LONDON  35 Youth Culture With their new mobility and spending power, young people began to influence the development of British popular culture in the years after World War II.

Bartholomew-the-Great p167 St. Bride’s p141 St. Clement Danes p140 St. George’s, Bloomsbury p130 St. James, Garlickhythe p146 St. James’s, Piccadilly p92 St. Magnus the Martyr p154 St. Martin-in-the-Fields p104 St. Mary-le-Bow p149 St. Mary-le-Strand p120 St. Mary Woolnoth p147 St. Pancras p132 St. Paul’s Cathedral pp150–53 St. Paul’s Church p116 St. Stephen Walbrook p148 Southwark Cathedral p178 Temple Church p141 Westminster Abbey pp78–81 Westminster Cathedral p83 50  INTRODUCING LONDON London’s Best: Parks and Gardens Since medieval times, London has had large expanses of green.

Berkeley Square is open but barren. Green Park offers shady trees and deck chairs, right in central London. The Inns of Court provide some pleasant havens: Gray’s Inn gardens, Middle Temple gardens, and Lincoln’s Inn Fields. Grosvenor Square is one of London’s Sunken garden at Kensington Palace Green London In Greater London there are 1,700 parks covering a total of 67 sq miles (174 sq km). This land is home to some 2,000 types of plants and 100 bird species that breed in the trees. Trees help the city to breathe, manufacturing oxygen from the polluted air.

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