Travel Guide

Paris (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide) by DK Publishing

Posted On March 23, 2017 at 8:44 am by / Comments Off on Paris (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide) by DK Publishing

By DK Publishing

Full of images, illustrations, and a loose pull-out urban map, Eyewitness commute advisor: Paris explores the entire unforgettable points of interest, from the world-famous Eiffel Tower and Louvre gallery to the creative Montmartre and atmospheric Cimetière du Montparnasse.

Show description

Read or Download Paris (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide) PDF

Best travel guide books


Ninth Edition

For specialist suggestion, inspirational assistance and interesting itineraries, Lonely Planet is your crucial Italy spouse. even if you must hunt for muffins in Umbria, stroll historic roads in Rome or just appreciate useful artwork and structure, this ninth variation indicates you ways to unearth some of the best experiences.

Lonely Planet publications are written by way of specialists who get to the guts of each vacation spot they stopover at. This absolutely up-to-date variation is filled with actual, sensible and sincere suggestion, designed to provide you the data you must utilize your trip.

In This Guide:

Full-Color structure, foodstuff and actions chapters

User-friendly glossaries offer you a Who's Who of artists, emporers and saints

Top pointers on sustainable commute offerings and some of the best agriturismi (farmstays)

Frommer's EasyGuide to Croatia

The Adriatic Coast of Croatia, with its shores. marinas, and numerous motels, its historical and well-preserved medieval towns (Dubrovnik, the star), all supplemented by means of the good urban of Zagreb, and a very good weather, is the present "hit" of ecu tourism. it truly is estimated via a few that Croatia will quickly be the world's twelfth preferred shuttle destination--all plentiful explanation for the book of this new Frommer's guidebook.

Lonely Planet Cape Town & The Garden Route (8th Edition)

Lonely Planet Cape city & the backyard course is your passport to the main suitable, up to date suggestion on what to determine and bypass, and what hidden discoveries wait for you. Summit desk Mountain for panoramic perspectives, take a ship to Robben Island, or store and sight-see at the V&A Waterfront; all together with your depended on go back and forth spouse.

Insight Guides: Laos & Cambodia

Perception consultant Laos and Cambodia is the one complete colour go back and forth consultant to those interesting international locations, and its full of life narrative and gorgeous photographs offer either proposal and knowledge to plot a memorable journey to Indochina. the simplest Of part indicates you the unmissable points of interest and reviews – Angkor, the region’s such a lot outstanding sight, in addition to the 2 contrasting capitals: laid-back, French-influenced Vientiane in Laos and Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s lively capital at the banks of the Mekong River, plus markets, temples, stress-free shorelines and islands.

Additional info for Paris (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide)

Example text

Jacques Chirac is installed as first elected mayor of Paris since 1871 1962 André Malraux, 1950 Construction Minister of Culture, begins renovation program for run-down districts and monuments of UNESCO, and the Musée de Radio-France 1950 1945 1955 1958 President de Gaulle Establishment of Fifth Republic with de Gaulle as president Ducting at the Pompidou Centre 1960 1965 1964 1968 Reorganization Student riots of the Ile de and workers strikes in France the Latin Quarter 1970 1975 1969 Les 1973 Halles market transfers to Rungis Construction of Montparnasse Tower and the Périphérique (ring road) T H E H I S T O R Y O F 4 1 PA R I S Chanel Designs Paris is the center of the fashion world with important shows each year.

St-Paul –St-Louis This Christ figure is one of the many rich furnishings in this Jesuit church, built in 1641 for Cardinal Richelieu. Opéra Quarter Beaubourg and Les Halles The Marais Ile de la Cité Ile St-Louis Latin Quarter Notre-Dame The great cathedral was left to rot after the Revolution, until Victor Hugo led a restoration campaign. Luxembourg Quarter Jardin des Plantes Quarter St-Séverin The west door leads to one of the finest medieval churches in the city. Mosquée de Paris The minaret of this 1920s mosque is 33 m (100 ft) tall.

The instability of the new government after the Revolution gave him the chance to seize power, and in November 1799 he installed himself in the Tuileries Palace as First Consul. He crowned himself Emperor in Napoleon’s May 1804. Napoleon established a imperial crown centralized administration and a code of laws, reformed France’s educational system and set out to make Paris the most beautiful city in the world. The city was endowed with grand monuments and embellished with the spoils of conquest.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.04 of 5 – based on 12 votes