National Geographic Traveler
London, 3rd Edition
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|Format: ||Paperback, 272 pages, 3rd Edition|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 October 2011|
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From venerable Westminster Abbey to the cutting-edge exhibitions of the Tate Modern art museum, from the Tower of London's imposing facades guarding the Thames to idyllic St. James's Park, London's storied history and myriad charms make it easy to understand why the city is the number one tourist destination for Americans visiting Europe. Illustrated with more than 120 vivid photographs and nearly 20 detailed, full-color maps, National Geographic Traveler- London, 3rd Edition brings you everything you need to know to plan a trip to this most alluring of cities. ward-winning author Louise Nicholson, a 25-year-resident of England's capital city, guides you step-by-step through the fascinating cityscape that is 21st-century London. Starting with a detailed introduction to the city's history and culture, including an in-depth look at London's rich literary and theatrical heritage, Nicholson then explores in detail every corner of this captivating metropolis. From the great historical sites St. Paul's Cathedral, the Inns of Court, the British Museum, Hampton Court Palace, Banqueting House, the Victoria & Albert Museum, and Buckingham Palace, among many to newer destinations, such as
About the Author
Louise Nicholson lived in London for 25 years. A trained art historian, she has worked in conservation, campaigning for London's buildings. She has also worked in the art market, at Christie's and has written 8 books about London. Her awards include the London Tourist Board's for the best book about London published in the 1980s.
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21.44 x 13.61 x 1.68 centimetres (0.50 kg)|
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