The Cities Book: A Journey Through the Best Cities in the World

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Lonely Planet, 2009 - Travel - 422 pages
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*

Which will be the first city you turn to in this lucky dip of a book? Copenhagen? Buenos Aires? Shanghai? Or maybe you'll find out how much you want to go to Beirut or Nuuk. Who knew? The world is full of unmissable cities - this large format pictorial will put a few more on your radar.

Taking our cue from the buzz on the street, we have captured the flavour of the world's top 200 cities through the eyes of the typical citizen: hot conversation topics, urban myths, the best places to eat and drink and to seek out after dark. This pictorial mixes a tempting cocktail for the urban adventurer.

Includes:

  • 200 of the world's most exciting cities, ranked in order by Lonely Planet staff, authors and readers
  • The best places to eat and drink
  • Each city's strengths and weaknesses
  • Hot conversation topics and urban myths

Authors : Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet : Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places where they travel.

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User Review  - vpfluke - LibraryThing

This is a beautiful, breezy look at the great cities of the world. It's a pleasure to look through all the images shown for each city shown on facing pages. The brief text for each cities shows ... Read full review

The Cities Book: A Journey Through The Best Cities In The World (Lonely Planet Pictorial)

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Lonely Planet excels with this intimate sampling of the worldƒ¯‚¿‚½s 200 "top cities" from a very personal perspective. The selection was made from a survey taken by Lonely Planet staff, authors ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

LONELY PLANET aims to cater for every independent traveller, whatever the destination, whatever the style of travel and whatever the phase of the journey.

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