Only In London
A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and Unusual Objects
Author: Duncan JD Smith
Publisher: The Urban Explorer
Edition: 1 (2015)
Specification: Paperback, 244 pages, 122 colour photos & two fold-out maps, 13.5 x 21cm
Prices: £ 16.95, € 19.90, US$ 22.95, CDN$ 32.95
Explore the treasures of old London and the delights of the new with this fascinating guide to the capital’s famous oddities and hidden gems.
Set out on a unique expedition with this refreshing alternative guide to the capital’s hidden corners.BRITAIN magazine
• An illustrated guide to over 100 fascinating and unusual historical sights in one of Europe’s great capitals. 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.
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Telling the stories (www.visitinglondonguide.com)
London’s Most Wonderful Railway Station (www.timeless-travels.co.uk)
The permanence of London (www.wizzley.com)
Ghost Stations on the Piccadilly Line (www.ernestjournal.co.uk)
The Most Extraordinary Office in England (www.minorsights.com)