Only in Hamburg: A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and Unusual Objects ("Only In" Guides) (Paperback)
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Discover Europe with the 'Only In' Guides! These ground breaking city guides are for independent cultural travellers wishing to escape the crowds and understand cities from different and unusual perspectives. Unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects. A comprehensive illustrated guide to more than 80 fascinating and unusual historical sites in Germany's second-largest city - Prehistoric stones, wartime air raid shelters, hidden cellars, unexpected sanctuaries, and eccentric museums. Tracking the history from Charlemagne's Hammaburg and the Hanseatic League to the Third Reich and the Federal State of Hamburg. Includes sites such as; John Lennon's doorway, a floating church, the English sewers, and the unicorn of the deep
About the Author
Duncan J. D. Smith is a travel writer, historian and photographer. In his groundbreaking “Only In” guides he reveals cities from unique and hidden perspectives. He has traveled across four continents and described his experiences in books, magazines, and online. Born in Sheffield, England in 1960, he studied history and archaeology at university, and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
Travel writing with a twist, for while Smith takes in Hamburg's landmark sights, he also digs out spots where few tourists ever venture.-- eurocheapo.com
In a world where places become ever moresimilar, it is an absolute joy to stumble on the 'Only In' Guides. Theauthor brings to the series the gaze of the enquiring outsider. Arefreshing alternative to the prevailing tide of uniformity favoured bytoo many travel guides. -- Hidden Europe magazine