DISTRIBOOKS International Incorporated, 2001 - Travel - 359 pages
With over 800 photographs from historic archives and contemporary sources, Larousse Paris provides a fascinating look at all the city's districts, focusing on its 10 main monuments and also including La Défense and Versailles. Larousse Paris explores the life and history of the features that give Paris its special charm: covered arcades and fountains, buildings and bridges, markets and theatres, places where painters and writers lived, parks, gardens and sidewalk cafés. The Paris in Depth section is a mine of information about all the historic and cultural sights of the city.
places to visit
Paris in History
Church of SaintGermaindesPres
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16th arrondissement 19th century acres Arc de Triomphe arcade arches architect architecture arrondissement Art Nouveau artists auditorium Avenue Bank Bastille became Bercy Bois de Boulogne Boulevard boutiques bridge building built cafes Canal cemetery Champs-Elysees chapel church cinema City of Paris city's columns courtyard decorated designed district Eiffel entrance Exhibition facade famous Faubourg films former fountains France Francois French galleries garden Gare Gare d'Austerlitz Gare de Lyon Gothic Grand hall Haussmann Hotel houses Jean king Louis XIII Louis XIV Louvre mansions ment modern Montmartre Montparnasse monumental Musee museum Napoleon Notre-Dame opened Opera paintings palace Palais Palais de Chaillot Palais-Royal Parc Parisians park Place Place des Vosges Pont Porte Quai rebuilt renovated replaced restaurants restored Revolution royal Saint sculptures seats Second Empire square station statues stone streets studio style Temple theater tion tower trees Tuileries tury Villette Vincennes