ONLY IN LONDON

A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and
Unusual Objects


Explore the treasures of old London and the delights of the new with this fascinating guide to an ever-changing city. An in-depth look at the city's hidden gems.

 

"Author Duncan JD Smith knows his stuff. He's selected more than 100 locations all of which harbour peculiar stories or features. There's plenty of meat here for those who've yet to discover the city's idiosyncracies." (www.londonist.com)

• A comprehensive illustrated guide to more than 100 fascinating and unusual historical sights in one of Europe's great capital cities

• Roman ruins and sci-fi skyscrapers, eccentric museums and novel art spaces, ancient customs and living traditions

• From Roman Londinium and Shakespeare’s Globe to Winston Churchill’s bunker and Banksy's street art

• The Necropolis Railway, Soho’s Buddhist temple, ghost stations on the Tube, and the best Eel and Pie shop

• Cleopatra’s Needle, at home with Jimi Hendrix, Florence Nightingale’s lamp, and the philosopher’s mummy

• The ideal city guide for travellers who want to escape the crowds and go beyond the well-known paths, as well as for those inhabitants who perhaps thought they already knew their city

 

Author: Duncan JD Smith  Publisher: The Urban Explorer
ISBN-13: 978-3-9503662-5-9  Edition: 1 (2015)
Specification: Paperback, 244 pages, 122 colour photos & two fold-out maps, 13.5 x 21cm
Price: £16.95, EURO 22, US$ 22.95, CDN$ 29.95

 

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Erudite yet never stuffy! (www.go-eat-do.com)

 

An in-depth look at hidden gems (www.londonhut.com)

 

The permanence of London (www.wizzley.com)

 

An accessory to take on every trip (www.sketchesintravel.co.uk)

 

British Guild of Travel Writers (www.bgtw.org)

 

What an adventure!

 

Essential guide to London (www.terrymarsh.com)

 

Travel Stuff We Love (www.europeupclose.com)

 

Ghost Stations on the Piccadilly Line (www.ernestjournal.co.uk)

 

A Plate of Pie'n'Mash (www.ernestjournal.co.uk)

 

The Most Extraordinary Office in England (www.minorsights.com)

 

Pickled Toads and Dodo Bones (www.ernestjournal.co.uk)

 

Secrets of St. Paul's (www.offbeattravel.com)

 

The Fantasy of Dennis Severs (www.ernestjournal.co.uk)

 

Health & Safety Victorian Style (www.minorsights.com)

 

A Corner of Cambridgeshire (www.hiddeneurope.co.uk)


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Only in London ISBN: 9783950366259

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