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Only in Berlin

A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners & Unusual Objects

Published by Only in Guides
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

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 one of Europe's great capital cities - Hidden gardens, forgotten cemeteries, ruined churches, historic villages and unusual museums. Tracking the history from the Hohenzollerns and the Weimar Republic to the Third Reich and the Soviets and featuring sites such as; Devil's Mountain, the Bridge of Spies, Peacock Island, the Fuhrer Bunker, Frederick the Great's coffin, The Berlin Archaeopteryx, Marlene Dietrich, Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, Albert Einstein, Rosa Luxemburg and the Brothers Grimm.

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.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Only in Guides (September 3, 2015)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9783950366235

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A book for travellers rather than tourists, and for locals who delightin the quirky idiosyncrasies of their home city. -- Hidden Europe magazine

In a world where places become ever more similar, it isan absolute joy to stumble on the 'Only In' Guides. The author brings to the series the gaze of the enquiring outsider. A refreshing alternative to the prevailing tide of uniformity favoured by too many travel guides. -- Hidden Europe magazine

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