The Architecture Lover's Guide to Paris

Ruby Boukabou

Unlock the secrets of Paris's charm with this handy visual guidebook.
Date Published :
June 2021
Publisher :
White Owl
Illustration :
64 color illustrations
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781526779977
Pages : 200
Dimensions : 7.6 X 5.6 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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Unlock the secrets of Paris's charm with this handy visual guidebook.

Unlock the secrets of Paris’s charm with this handy visual guidebook. Learn the history of the city’s most famous landmarks, grasp their fascinating details and discover dozens of lesser known architectural gems. Whether you are a Paris regular or visiting for the first time, this guide will help you understand how the city acquired its unique and beautiful design palette and recommend ways to experience it more fully with self-guided walking tours and suggestions of some of the best hotels, restaurants, cafés, churches, parks and more. You’ll also discover ancient Roman baths, seventeenth century mansions, Art Deco theaters, contemporary cultural complexes and find out where to kick back, cocktail or mock-tail in hand, with a panoramic view over the capital. Written by Ruby Boukabou, author of The Art Lover’s Guide to Paris, and part-time Parisian, this book is the perfect companion for anybody intrigued by Paris’s seductive magic.

About The Author

Ruby Boukabou is a reporter specializing in culture and travel. For over a decade Ruby has written cultural stories about Paris for dozens of magazines, papers and sites with clients including the French Travel Board, Qantas in-flight magazine and the ABC. She is co-author of 48 Paris, a National Geographic guide to Paris. &


"Her book is an opportunity to slow down and savor the amazing sights that one might miss when visiting a city where there’s so much to do... Boukabou also offers fascinating tidbits of historical knowledge—for example, in the 18th century, walkers who wished to sit on a Parisian park bench and observe the surroundings had to pay a fee for the privilege... Spending time with this book is a joyful virtual visit to Paris—the only thing missing is a plate of macarons. Lively prose and great photography bring the architecture of Paris to travelers and armchair explorers alike." 

- Library Journal

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