Book Size: 5.5" x 8.25"

Pages: 240

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9783950366297

Series: Only In Guides

Imprint: The Urban Explorer

Edition: 2

Illustrations: full-color, maps

Release date: Spring 2016


Only in Paris

A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and Unusual Objects


$ 22.95

About this book

The long and colorful story of Paris told through an original and eclectic mix of unusual historic locations. Quiet cloisters and eccentric museums, covered passageways and secret gardens, idiosyncratic shops and unusual places of worship.

Who was the real Hunchback of Notre-Dame? Is there really a lake hidden beneath the Opera? Where is the best bistro in Paris? Explore the Pagoda cinema, the Museum of Magic, Foucault's pendulum, and a subterranean necropolis. The author also throws new light thrown on old favorites, including La Tour Eiffel and the Arc de Triomphe.

Published by The Urban Explorer these city tales from new and unusual perspectives provide independent travelers with memorable itineraries.


About the author

Duncan J. D. Smith is a travel writer, historian and photographer. In his groundbreaking Only In Guides he reveals cities from unique and hidden perspectives. He has traveled across four continents and described his experiences in books, magazines, and online.

Born in Sheffield, England in 1960, he studied history and archaeology at university, and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

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