Paris - Understand Paris and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the Paris Today, History, Fashion, Architecture, Literary Paris, Painting & Visual Arts, Film, Music, Transport, Directory A–Z, and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Paris guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, fashion, architecture and literary Paris to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and lesbian travellers, travellers with disabilities, and travellers with kids. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on Paris today and the grand-scale plans for the city’s infrastructure and the green transport initiatives that continue apace
- info on the city where the little black dress was born that continues to influence world fashion
- full coverage of Paris’ cityscape that spans from Roman baths to medieval wonders, art nouveau splendours and stunning contemporary additions
- details on the musical diversity of jazz, electronica, rock, pop, indie and rap that abounds in Paris
Coverage includes: Paris Today, History, Fashion, Architecture, Literary Paris, Painting & Visual Arts, Film, Music, Transport, Directory A–Z, and Language.
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