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Only in Budapest

A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and 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 including; Hidden caves, Turkish baths, eccentric museums and forgotten cemeteries. From the Romans and the Magyars to the Habsburgs and the Soviets explore things such as; The Children's Railway, Rabbit Island, Ruin Pubs and the Hospital in the Rock and follow in the footsteps of Gul Baba, the Saviour of Mothers, Harry Houdini, a much-loved empress and the mystery of Raoul Wallenberg.

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 (October 1, 2014)
  • Length: 244 pages
  • ISBN13: 9783950366273

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A fascinating read for all Budapest dwellers looking for some adventure and discovery. -- Budapest Sun

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

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