Only In Hamburg

A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and Unusual Objects

ISBN-13: 978-3-9503662-1-1

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$ 29.95

A unique guide to unusual spots in the port on the Elbe. A heady mix of the workaday and the cosmopolitan in Germany’s second city.

Travel writing with a twist, for while Smith takes in Hamburg’s landmark sights, he also digs out spots where few tourists ever venture.

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• An illustrated guide to over 80 fascinating and unusual historical sights in Germany‘s second-largest city. Prehistoric stones, wartime air raid shelters, hidden cellars, unexpected sanctuaries, and eccentric museums.

• From Charlemagne’s Hammaburg and the Hanseatic League to the Third Reich and the Federal State of Hamburg.

• John Lennon’s doorway, a floating church, the English sewers, and the unicorn of the deep.

• An Arabian princess, colourful Käppn Lührs, a Communist hero, and the Red Brick King.

• 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.


HAMBURG REVIEWS AND ARTICLES:

Reviews

Curious Cities – Hamburg (Timeless Travels magazine)

Hamburg Books (www.hamburg.com)

Exploring Hamburg’s Warehouse City (www.timeless-travels.co.uk)

Hamburg Adventures (Writers & Photographers Unlimited)

The Sea Horses of Hamburg (www.lrgaf.org)