Top 10 Paris: The 10 Best of Everything (DK Eyewitness Travel)
Mike Gerrard, Donna Dailey
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Paris in ePub format will lead you straight to the very best Paris has to offer. Whether you're looking for things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the top place to eat, this guide is the perfect companion, taking the best of the printed guidebook and adding new eBook-only features.
Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists--from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals. There's even a list of the Top 10 ways to avoid the crowds.
The guide is divided by area, each with its own photo gallery and clear maps pinpointing the top sights. You also can view each location in Google Maps if reading on an Internet-enabled device. Plan each day with our itineraries and see the sights in individual areas.
You'll find the insider knowledge you need to explore every corner of the city in DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Paris, now with a sleek new eBook design.
Maillol, including his drawings, engravings, paintings and plastercasts, are the focal point of this museum which was created by his model, Dina Vierny. Other major artists feature in temporary exhibitions (for further details see Musée Maillol). Google Map 10. Maison Europeenne de la Photographie If you’re a photography fan, don’t miss this splendid gallery in the Marais. Its exhibitions range from portraits to documentary work, retrospectives to contemporary photographers (for further
home of the Can-Can, the theatre’s dancers were immortalized on canvas by Toulouse-Lautrec during the belle époque and are on display in the Musée d’Orsay. The show still has all the razzamatazz that has been dazzling audiences since 1889. The pre-show dinner is optional (for further details see Moulin Rouge). Google Map 5. Le Crazy Horse Paris More risqué than the other big-name cabaret shows, the Saloon has a reputation for putting on the most professional as well as the sexiest
in 1862. The repertoire covers classical music, ballet and opera, Broadway shows and popular Sunday morning chamber music concerts.1 pl du Châtelet, 75001 • 01 40 28 28 00 • www.chatelet-theatre.com Google Map 10. Theatre de la Ville Once known as the Sarah Bernhardt Theatre, in honour of the great Parisian actress who performed here and managed the theatre in the 19th century, today it puts on an eclectic range of modern dance, music shows and some classical theatre.2 pl du Châtelet, 75004 •
guide to disabled access in Paris’s museums, theatres and cinemas (for further details see Useful Organizations). Chapter contents Tickets 1. Metro Tickets Metro tickets can be bought in batches of 10 (un carnet), which offer considerable savings on the price of a single ticket. Each ticket is valid for one journey in the central zones, no matter how many changes are made. They must be stamped when you enter the metro and retained until you leave (for further details see Transport Fines). If
and his wife Josephine, empress. 4. Josephine Josephine’s (1763–1814) reign as Empress of France lasted only five years; Napoleon divorced her in 1809. View photo 5. Pope Pius VII In 1809 Pope Pius VII (1742– 1823), who oversaw the Notre-Dame coronation, was taken captive when the emperor declared the Papal States to be part of France. The pope was imprisoned at Fontainebleau, 50 km (30 miles) south of Paris. 6. Philip the Fair In 1302 the first States General parliament was formally