By John Jones
Paris has been the topic of such a lot of work, poems, songs and novels during the centuries and but it nonetheless manages to motivate romance into the hearts of tourists. it truly is an iconic international urban as a way to occupy your daydreams lengthy earlier than you stopover at it and stay on your reminiscence for even longer. international classification delicacies, tree-lined boulevards of stately historical constructions, tiny cafes with sidewalk patios, and a few of the main actually notable artwork galleries and museums on this planet watch for you within the “City of Light”. try out a few of John Jones’ own favorites and hand-picked cafes and wine bars in a Paris commute consultant like none you’ve ever learn prior to. With extraordinary enthusiasm and a wink to fellow tune aficionados, Jones is helping you discover the crème de los angeles crème during this star-studded urban. search notion from the steep streets of Montmartre the place Van Gogh and Picasso as soon as lived, or cruise down the waters of the Seine previous the recognized Notre Dame Cathedral. Sip espresso and have fun with a fluffy croissant in a quiet cafe. Watch the sundown over town from the pinnacle of the Eiffel Tower after which watch a full of life cabaret express on the Moulin Rouge. Jones provide you with the interior scoop on the right way to adventure the “joie de vivre” of Paris in forty eight hours.
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Along the way there’s a house of mirrors, an archery range, miniature golf, a small (and vaguely worrying) zoo, a bowling alley, a puppet theater, playgrounds, kid-size rides, shooting galleries, and food stalls. Kids can ride ponies and paddle about in boats—they can even drive little cars. Bear in mind that it’s only for little ones; teenagers will hate it. @ 2–3 hr. In the Bois de Boulogne, 16th. y 01-40-67-90-82. fr. Admission 3 , free for children under 4. 40 oneway. June–Sept daily 10am–7pm; Oct–May daily 10am–6pm.
Ready for a break? Café Mollien is particularly enjoyable in the summertime when the outdoor terrace is open. The café au lait is good here, as is the fresh smoked-salmon sandwich. Off Rooms 75 & 77. $. 7 ★★★ Mona Lisa. It’s a long way to the end of the Denon Wing and the hiding place of one of the world’s most famous paintings, but everybody makes the trip. The enigmatic smile, the challenging eyes, the endless debates (Was she the wife of an Italian city official? Is she meant to be in mourning?
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48 Hours in Paris: Paris Travel Guide (Volume 1) by John Jones