Paris (DK Eyewitness Travel) by DK Publishing
By DK Publishing
DK Eyewitness go back and forth consultant: Paris is your in-depth advisor to some of the best of Paris. The Eiffel Tower and The Louvre are among the must-see points of interest in Paris, yet DK Eyewitness go back and forth advisor: Paris will convey you a lot more. stroll alongside the banks and bridges of the River Seine, the tree-lined Champs-Élysées, and the complicated again streets of the Montmartre local along with your consultant in hand to actually include the tradition of the main glamorous and romantic urban in Europe.
Discover DK Eyewitness shuttle consultant: Paris:
• Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" vacation spot highlights at a look.
• Illustrated cutaway 3D drawings of vital points of interest.
• Floor plans and guided customer info for significant museums.
• Free, colour pull-out map (print variation) marked with points of interest, a particular sight and road index, public transit map, useful details on getting round, and a distance chart for measuring jogging distances .
• Guided strolling excursions, neighborhood drink and eating specialties to aim, activities, and areas to devour, drink, and store via zone.
• Area maps marked with attractions and eating places .
• Detailed urban maps comprise road finder index for simple navigation .
• Insights into background and tradition that will help you comprehend the tales in the back of the points of interest.
• Suggested day-trips and itineraries to discover past town .
• Hotel and eating place listings spotlight DK selection particular options.
With hundreds of thousands of full-color photos, hand-drawn illustrations, and customized maps that light up each web page, DK Eyewitness commute consultant: Paris actually indicates you this urban as not anyone else can.
Recommend: For a pocket guidebook to Paris, try out DK Eyewitness go back and forth advisor: most sensible 10 Paris, that is jam-packed with dozens of most sensible 10 lists, making sure you're making the main of a while and event the simplest of every thing.
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Louis Le Vau (1612–70) and Jules French has been dubbed “the language of Molière,” after playwright Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, alias Molière, (1622– 73), who helped create the Comédie-Française, now situated near his home in Rue Richelieu. On the Left Bank, the Odéon Théâtre de l’Europe was home to playwright Jean Racine (1639–99). -E. Blanche (about 1910) Scientists Exiled in Paris The Duke and Duchess of Windsor married in France after his abdication in 1936 as King Edward VIII. The city granted them a rent-free mansion in the Bois de Boulogne.
The Naughty Nineties The Lumière brothers captured the daring negligée fashions of the 1890s in the first moving images of the cinematograph. Central Hall of the Grand Palais The Grand Palais (p210) was built to house two huge exhibitions of French painting and sculpture at the World Exhibition of 1889. 1891 First metro 1871 Third 1874 Monet paints first 1885 Louis Pasteur Republic established Impressionist picture: Impression: Soleil levant discovers rabies vaccine 1870 Zoo animals were shot to feed the hungry (see p226) 1870 Siege of Paris 1875 station opens 1889 Eiffel Tower built 1880 1885 1890 Entrance ticket to the exhibition Louis Pasteur 1889 Great Exhibition T H E H I S T O R Y O F PA R I S Citroën 5CV France led the world in the early development of the automobile.
Shopping center Citroën Goddess (1956) With its ultra-modern lines, this became Paris’s most prestigious car. 1950 1962 André Malraux, Minister Construction of UNESCO, and the Musée de Radio-France 1945 President de Gaulle Ducting at of Culture, begins renovation the Pompidou program of run-down Center districts and monuments 1950 1955 1960 1965 1958 1964 1968 Establishment of Fifth Republic with de Gaulle as President Reorganization of the Ile de France Student riots and workers’ strikes in the Latin Quarter 1977 Pompidou Center opens.