The Palais-Royal, at the crossroad of power and culture
With this App published by “Blue Lion Guides”, discover the Palais-Royal in Paris. Let us guide you through a fascinating walk, and discover the hidden and historic treasures of this monument, and those of the surrounding galleries. Through illustrated texts (available as well in French), practical information and audio version, this guide will take you through a cultural walk of approximately two hours.
« The Palais-Royal is "the capital in the capital", a city within a city incessantly enthusing one and all. Blending political and cultural history to contemporary culture, the palace is a true image of Paris. Rare are the sites that can demonstrate such concentration of historical events. Amidst takeovers, rebellions, festivals and transient pleasures, the palace would hosts aristocracy at times and common man at others. The facades and sculptures of the Palais-Royal reveal the different layers of French history from the 17th to the 20th centuries.
We will walk in the steps of Richelieu, Louis XIV, Molière, Corneille, Lully, Diderot, Desmoulins, and Cocteau, who lived or went there, and discover the political, literary and cultural events that have shaped this extraordinary edifice.
Blue Lion guides:
- Richly illustrated texts, written by experts and passionate professionals, - Encyclopedic references allowing you to deepen your knowledge in subjects of your interest, - Maps of the area and the walking itineraries, - Practical and useful information (transportation, opening hours of monuments, restaurants, activities for children, etc.), - Audio version, to make your discovery of the city more pleasurable and simple, - No Internet connection required and no roaming coast: all the content is downloaded with the App, - Single purchase for iPhone and iPad,
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April 3, 2013
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