Secret London

London still holds hidden treasures for those who know how to wander off the beaten track. An indispensable guide for those who thought they knew London well, or who would like to discover the hidden face of the city.

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Author: Rachel Howard

Publisher: Editions Jonglez

ISBN: 236195110X

Category: Travel

Page: 384

View: 841

London still holds hidden treasures for those who know how to wander off the beaten track. This book ia a guide for those who thought they knew London well, or who would like to discover the hidden face of the city.

Unusual London

Uncover a different side to the city with the Unusual London book... because who wouldn't want to discover the London few people know?

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Author: Julianna Barnaby

Publisher: London X London

ISBN: 1527280098

Category: Travel

Page: 192

View: 841

Uncover a different side to the city with the Unusual London book... because who wouldn't want to discover the London few people know?

London

Far from the crowds and the usual cliches, London still reserves any number of hidden treasures for those who know how to wander off the beaten track. The definitive insider's guide to London.

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Author: Rachel Howard

Publisher:

ISBN: 2361953641

Category: London (England)

Page: 393

View: 430

Where can you find monsters in Trafalgar Square? Whatever happened to Bedlam? Where can you praise God, buy meatballs and have a sauna? What's in the House of Dreams? To which secret society does Prince Charles belong? What's the trick to instant weight loss? Secret London - An unusual guide is the original and still the best of all the many alternative London guides: accept no imitation. Authors Rachel Howard and Bill Nash have prowled the city streets, seeking out the hidden, eccentric and overlooked. Far from the crowds and the usual cliches, London still reserves any number of hidden treasures for those who know how to wander off the beaten track. The definitive insider's guide to London.

Secret London

This guide strips away the bricks and tarmac to uncover London's hidden landscape.

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Author: Andrew Duncan

Publisher: IMM Lifestyle Books

ISBN: 1504800117

Category:

Page: 192

View: 900

Aimed at visitors and Londoners alike, this fully updated edition of "Secret London" unlocks the capital's most fascinating secrets - both above and below ground. Celebrated historian Andrew Duncan strips away bricks, mortar, and tarmac to uncover parts of London that even born and bred Londoners may never have seen. Below ground, he guides readers through an extraordinary honeycomb of structures - from the government's vast system of offices and tunnels under Whitehall and through abandoned Underground stations to Clerkenwell's amazing network of subterranean prison cells. Above ground, he leads the way through narrow alleyways and cobbled mews, revealing unexpected treasures and describing rarely seen interiors and special collections. Opening times and addresses, detailed route maps, and evocative photographs complement a fascinating text that is sure to delight all urban explorers.

London Tour Guide

There is much to do and see in London. This book will include many sites other travel guides won't tell about it. While touring all of London's sights, enjoy a Mexican restaurant that pretends to be a peep show.

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Author: Rick Stone

Publisher:

ISBN: 1975778138

Category:

Page: 82

View: 410

There is much to do and see in London. This book will include many sites other travel guides won't tell about it. While touring all of London's sights, enjoy a Mexican restaurant that pretends to be a peep show. Or visit a 1930's speakeasy where liquor is served in a brown paper bag. If you're in the mood for opera-singing waiters, we have the place. Find out about the many places you can stay in London, including some apartments that can be rented nightly or weekly. While you're in London, you'll want to enjoy a few tours to give you the full history of the city, or take a tour of small villages that haven't changed in over 300 years. Enjoy all the flavors and sensations that London has to offer. And discover it's many hidden secrets.

Secret Edinburgh

This book delves deep into Edinburgh's rich history and the stories its special places tell, nudging its reader to find delight in the esoteric details, and to go and explore our wonderful and beautiful city with fresh eyes, a spring in the ...

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Author: Hannah Robinson

Publisher: Secret Guides

ISBN: 2361953633

Category: Travel

Page: 320

View: 477

Discover hidden gardens and clandestine art that even the neighbours overlook, visit the strangest of museums, get water-boarded in a prototype Jacuzzi and traumatised by Rabelaisian rafters, decrypt mysterious Masonic markings, step inside an Icelandic lava grotto, travel to the Wild West of Morningside, learn the secrets of Mrs Coade's stone, sniff out the dogs more dazzling than Greyfriars Bobbie, track down traces of Edinburgh's Great Exhibition ... Far from the tourist traps and the crowded landmarks, you may have thought Edinburgh had no more to reveal, but the city still keeps many treasures hidden away in the most unexpected of places. An indispensable travel guide for those who thought they knew Edinburgh well, or who would like to explore the curiosities of this most secretive of cities. "Most visitors only scratch the surface of the cities they visit. Most residents accidentally take for granted the places they live. This book delves deep into Edinburgh's rich history and the stories its special places tell, nudging its reader to find delight in the esoteric details, and to go and explore our wonderful and beautiful city with fresh eyes, a spring in the step and song in the soul." Adam Wilkinson, Director of Edinburgh World Heritage

The 500 Hidden Secrets of London

An affectionate and informed guide to London, written by a true local. This is a book for visitors who want to avoid the usual tourist spots and for residents who are keen to track down the city's best-kept secrets.

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Author: Tom Greig

Publisher: Luster Publishing

ISBN: 9460581730

Category: Travel

Page: 256

View: 220

Where are the 5 best places to find street food? Which are the 5 best restaurants to grab your lunch at in Soho? Which pubs have the most amazing interiors? Where are the best places to discover vintage vinyl? Which are the most innovative theatre companies? Where will you find the most unusual museums? The best places for an outdoor swim? The 500 Hidden Secrets of London reveals these good-to-know places and many more. Discover a diverse range of under-the-radar yet outstanding addresses that will allow you to explore the best of the city away from the crowds. An affectionate and informed guide to London, written by a true local. This is a book for visitors who want to avoid the usual tourist spots and for residents who are keen to track down the city's best-kept secrets. Photography by Sam Mellish.

London s Hidden Secrets

A unique and unusual guide to London's hidden and lesser-known sights not found in standard guidebooks.

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Author: Graeme Chesters

Publisher:

ISBN: 190733940X

Category: Travel

Page: 352

View: 602

A unique and unusual guide to London's hidden and lesser-known sights not found in standard guidebooks. Step beyond the chaos, cliches and queues of London's tourist-clogged attractions to its quirkier side. Discover its loveliest ancient buildings, secret gardens, strangest museums, most atmospheric pubs, cutting-edge art and design, and much more: some 140 destinations in all corners of the city. Written by an experienced London writer and printed in color.

National Geographic London Book of Lists

Henry I. Yale University Press, 2001. Horn, Pamela. The Victorian Town Child. Sutton Publishing Limited, 1997. Howard, Rachel and Bill Nash. Secret London: An Unusual Guide. Jonglez, 2010. Jenkins, Simon. A Short History of England.

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Author: Tim Jepson

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426213854

Category: Travel

Page: 256

View: 284

For London lovers of all stripes, National Geographic London Book of Lists chronicles this ever-changing city from its ancient Roman origins to the present day. Organized with a minimum of organization, the 140 lists in this eclectic and hugely entertaining illustrated compendium cover the city’s best, worst, highest, smallest, first, last, and everything in-between. Among the many intriguing facts, stats, and snippets, you’ll discover: · Where you can find six old windmills within the confines of metropolitan London · Why the women’s restroom at an East End pub is especially popular with avant-garde artists · When a tornado razed nearly 600 houses and destroyed London Bridge · The address of the only London flat where the four members of the Beatles lived together · Why local children beat the stone boundaries outside the Tower of London with willow branches every three years · Where you can find London’s eight best waterfront pubs, seven greatest Victorian gin palaces, and ten most historic pubs · Which two famous London museums still show World War II bomb damage on their outer walls Royal palaces. Street markets. Stellar views. Cockney slang. Favorite meals of kings. Roman ruins. Secrets lost to time. With surprises on every page, National Geographic London Book of Lists takes you deep inside the city that never fails to fascinate.

The Lost City of London

The Isle of Dogs, 1066–1918: A Brief History. Island History Trust. Howard, R. & Nash, B., 2010. Secret London: An Unusual Guide. Jonglez. Howe, E., 2002. RomanDefences and Medieval Industry: Excavations at Baltic House, City of London.

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Author: Bob Jones

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 9781445615691

Category: History

Page: 192

View: 652

In 1666 London was devastated by the Great Fire, which gutted over 13,000 houses, over eighty parish churches and St Paul's Cathedral. Bob Jones has set out to discover the original structures and streets that survived the Great Fire and can still be seen today.