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Only in Cologne enjoys third edition




Now in its 3rd edition, Only in Cologne by Duncan J.D. Smith is one of the few dedicated guides to this most historic of German cities. Often overlooked by visitors, Cologne is a city just waiting to be explored. Join the author as he explores not only the city centre but also the suburbs in search of unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects.


With a colourful history stretching back two thousand years, Cologne is a city of Roman ruins and religious relics, forgotten fortresses and abandoned cemeteries, industrial relics and historic hotels. Well over 80 special locations are featured including Napoleon's cemetery, the world's first motor factory, a road beneath the Rhine, Germany's oldest mustard mill, converted Second World War bunkers, and the airfield where the Red Baron learned to fly.


Often overlooked by visitors, Cologne is a city just waiting to be explored. Join the author as he explores not only the city centre but also the suburbs in search of unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects.

Visit the so-called Golden Chamber and gaze on the bones of St. Ursula, follow in the footsteps of the inventor-turned-politician Konrad Adenauer, stay in Europe's first 'art hotel', and descend into the sewers illuminated by a chandelier!


Only in Cologne is 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. Its self-contained photo essays also make for perfect armchair reading, too. Only in Cologne is one of more than a dozen volumes in the Only In Guides series written by Duncan and published independently by The Urban Explorer.


Only in Cologne

by Duncan J.D. Smith

Published by The Urban Explorer

232 pages, 2 fold-out maps, £16.95.


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