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.Only In Vienna is a comprehensive illustrated guide to more than 80 fascinating and unusual historical sites in one of Europe's great capital cities. Including hidden courtyards, mysterious cellars, little-known museums and forgotten cemeteries. The guide covers from the Romans and Napoleon to Hitler and the Habsburgs. Recommended for visitors to Vienna wishing to discover something a little different, as well as for those inhabitants who perhaps thought they already knew the city. The guide takes in sites such as - The Holy Lance, Fool's Tower, Klimt's Last Studio, The Secret of Dreams, James Bond Scenes, Montezuma, Harry Lime and the Tattooed Lady.
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.
A very special book. A Rosetta Stone for tourists. -- The Vienna Review
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 the gaze of the enquiring outsider. A refreshing alternative to the prevailing tide of uniformity favoured by too many travel guides. -- Hidden Europe magazine