Only In Munich

A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and Unusual Objects

ISBN-13: 978-3-9503662-0-4

Author: Duncan JD Smith

Publisher: The Urban Explorer

Edition: 2 (2014)

Specification: Paperback, 232 pages, 200 colour photos & two fold-out maps, 13.5 x 21cm

Prices: £ 16.95, € 19.90, US$ 22.95, CDN$ 32.95

There’s a lot more to the Bavarian capital than just beer and the Oktoberfest. It’s time to experience Munich off the beaten track.

We like the book because even as specialists we were able to learn about some new aspects of Munich.

Munich Tourist Office

• An illustrated guide to over 80 fascinating and unusual historical sights in the Bavarian capital. Historic breweries and atmospheric crypts, wartime shelters and intriguing cemeteries, curious buildings and eccentric museums.

• From medieval Munich and the Wittelsbachs to the Räterepublik and the Third Reich.

• A Jugendstil swimming pool, Little Asia, the sunken village, and Hitler’s secret headquarters.

• Saint Benno, Karl Valentin, Thomas Mann, and Sophie Scholl.

• 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.



Inside Munich (

Jugendstil in Munich (

The Wanderer Returns (The Sheffield Star)

The Pursuit of Uniqueness (Hidden Europe magazine)