Does the reader remember Horace Walpole's pleasant description of a party of seers posting through the apartments of a show-place?
The house had been built only three years, and was the show-place of the village.
To-day the Alhambra is kept as a show-place, rejuvenated by the restorer.
Permission to visit it is readily given, for it counts as a show-place.
Montmartre has also three dancing halls, two of which are genuine and one a show-place.
I was afraid it might be a sort of show-place, prepared for the occasion.
For the Land's End is a show-place, and we know what that entails.
It is something of a show-place, too; and we think a good deal of it in these parts.
It has not become a show-place and, by consequence, self-conscious.
The Œil de Bœuf is now important only as being pointed out to strangers; Versailles is a show-place, not a habitation.