City Secrets: Rome

City Secrets: Rome

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City Secrets Rome: The Essential Insider's Guide brings together the recommendations of artists, writers, historians, architects, chefs, and other experts whose passionate opinions and highly informed perspectives illuminate well-known sites as well as overlooked treasures. These expert travel companions share with you their favorite little-known places including restaurants, cafés, art, architecture, shops, outdoor markets, strolls, daytrips, as well all manner of cultural and historic landmarks. Clothbound, elegant, and pocket-sized, City Secrets Rome features a subtle, non-guidebook design and detailed maps. With over 250 contributors and 400 entries, this curated travel guide is a valuable supplement to any book more devoted to travel basics. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to The American Academy in Rome, a center for independent study and advanced research in the arts and humanities.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 110 x 185 x 23mm | 422g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd ed.
  • maps
  • 0983079501
  • 9780983079507
  • 202,675

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"The best literary gift to Italian travelers since the Baedeker and Henry James."
-- Financial Times "City Secrets Rome is always filled with the kind of information you would get from a friend who had spent years living in the Italian capital ... After using City Secrets Rome, you'll never want to go back to the standard guidebook."
-- GQ "This series shows each city through the eyes of those who know it best ... taken together, their recommendations provide travelers with the ultimate insider's tour. They are the hot guide ... Wonderful keepsakes."
-- Savvy Traveler, Public Radio International "This idiosyncratic guide helps jaded visitors see the Eternal City anew."
-- The New York Times "Escape from the crowds and chaos can be a challenge in Rome, but help comes in the form of City Secrets Rome."
-- Condé Nast Traveler "City Secrets Rome] should be everyone's pick to supplement any guide more devoted to the travel basics"
-- Barron's ..". an extraordinary resource ..."
-- Travel and Leisure "Architect Robert Kahn's City Secrets Rome is full of interesting finds, even for those who know Italy well."
-- Town & Country
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48 ratings
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3 15% (7)
2 4% (2)
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