The Englishman's Illustrated Pocket Guide to Paris and Its Neighbourhood

The Englishman's Illustrated Pocket Guide to Paris and Its Neighbourhood

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...a.m.--Breakfast at the Palais Royal. Twelve o'clock.--Visit the Church of St. Roch, take a walk through the Rues de Rivoli, de Castiglione, and de la Paix; visit the Madeleine, the Chapelle " Expiatoire;" return by the Boulevards. Two o'clock, p.m.--This is the best time to visit the Bourse, and as you will most likely find yourself in its vicinity, we should advise you not to lose the opportunity of doing so. The Bibliotheque Imperiale may be the next place you ought to visit that day. Three o'clock.--After the Imperial Library, the next steps ought to be bent towards the Hallos Centrales; there visit the Fontaine des Innocents, the mechanical museum of Les Arts et Metiers. Return by the Boulevard de Sebastopol as far as the Porte St. Denis, and that of St. Martin. Five o'clock.--Dinner on the Boulevards, and pass the evening at the Gymnase, the best dramatic company in Paris, after the Theatre Francais. WEDNESDAY.--Fourth Day. Ten o'clock, a.m.--Take the omnibus for the stations of Montparnasse, which you will find stationed on the Place du Palais Royal, or else that for the Gare St. Lazare, or even the American Railway, 2, Rue de Louvre, and take your place for Sevres, and pay there a minute visit to the Imperial Manufactory of Sevres Porcelain. Ten o'clock, a.m.--Take the train for Versailles (the American train passes by the Imperial Manufactory); in Versailles, visit the Palace, the Museum, the Grand and Petit Trianon, the Park and its splendid gravelled walks. Five o'clock.--Return to Paris by the Railway of the Rive Droite. Take the omnibus at the station of St. Lazare, which will take you to the Place de la Bourse. Dine at the Rue Vivienne, and pass your evening at the Theatre des Varietes. THURSDAY.--Fifth Day. Ten o'clock, more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236506537
  • 9781236506535