City Secrets Rome: The Essential Insider's Guide, Revised and Updated

City Secrets Rome The Essential Insider s Guide Revised and Updated 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

  • Title: City Secrets Rome: The Essential Insider's Guide, Revised and Updated
  • Author: Robert Kahn
  • ISBN: 9780983079507
  • Page: 252
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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 restauranCity 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, caf s, 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 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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    1. Last time I went to Rome I packed this delightful volume. As it says "This is a highly subjective guidebook, reflecting the personal visions of our respondents. "It is highly successful in that. Agree or disagree with points of view, they are thought provoking and a joy to read.The only slight difficulty I have with the book is that I need a very strong light to read it in, what with middle aged eyesight. The sepia like print, whilst adding to the aesthetics of the book, is not as distinct as a [...]

    2. I brought this little gem with me to Rome to highlight various locations and sites as I visited them. It adds additional perspectives from a variety of sources and helps you make some sort of sense of the cacophony known as Rome. Use it to accompany your guide book to supplement it.

    3. An amazing collection of observations of the city from artists, architects, poets and others. I read this before my trip to Rome, lent it to my friend, and am reading it again with new interest.

    4. Interesting tips for the more erudite traveler. But on the Kindle and Kindle Fire the formatting is sloppy and the maps are just about impossible to read, the resolution is so poor.

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