Only in Vienna: A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and Unusual Objects

A comprehensive illustrated guide to more than 100 fascinating and unusual historical sights in one of Europe's great capital cities. "Only in Vienna" guidebook available at www.onlyinguides.com
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The well-being of residents, communal facilities and the affordability of housing have been the hallmarks of Vienna's social housing programmes for almost a century. Urban explorer Duncan JD Smith leads us to the 'Ringstrasse des Proletariats': Vienna's Karl Marx-Hof. Featured in the book "Only in Vienna" available here: http://www.onlyinguides.com/books.php?bookid=1

Flagship of red Vienna: Karl Marx-Hof

The well-being of residents, communal facilities and the affordability of housing have been the hallmarks of Vienna's social housing programmes for almost a century. Urban explorer Duncan JD Smith leads us to the 'Ringstrasse des Proletariats': Vienna's Karl Marx-Hof. Featured in the book "Only in Vienna" available here: http://www.onlyinguides.com/books.php?bookid=1

The first Porsche was an electric car - and it was manufactured in Vienna!

First Porsche was an electric car

Ferdinand Porsche’s 1898 Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, Phaeton model will be on display at the Porsche Museum after spending more than a century sitting in a warehouse.

Vienna’s Karl Marx Hof is an example of architecture that is both a political instrument, and an ideological symbol.

Vienna's Karl Marx Hof: architecture as politics and ideology - a history of cities in 50 buildings, day 24

Vienna’s Karl Marx Hof is an example of architecture that is both a political instrument, and an ideological symbol.

The 'Only in Vienna' travel guide will take you to strange and secret places off the beaten path. To those magical places that are home to the soul of Vienna. Discover Vienna from a completely new perspective.

The 'Only in Vienna' travel guide will take you to strange and secret places off the beaten path. To those magical places that are home to the soul of Vienna. Discover Vienna from a completely new perspective.

The Third Man Museum. The best small museum in Vienna! And so much more than just a homage to the classic film. The only place to find out about about Vienna in the run-up to WWII - and what happened to the city afterwards. Open every Saturday 2-6pm, with guided tours during the week, and zither concerts, too! Find out more at www.3mpc.net

All over Vienna you find the traces of the famous movie "The Third Man" © The Third Man Museum

A unique and enlightening social experiment where outsiders meet Viennese  and continue the city's tradition of coffeehouse conversations. It's like finding someone interesting sitting next to you on a train!

A unique and enlightening social experiment where outsiders meet Viennese and continue the city's tradition of coffeehouse conversations. It's like finding someone interesting sitting next to you on a train!

The Karl-Marx-Hof. A museum in the laundry room!

The Karl-Marx-Hof. A museum in the laundry room!

The Austrian capital prepares to reopen the Kunstkammer, with its its dazzling collection of curiosities.

Viennese vaults: extravagance knows no bounds in this palace of

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Vienna: beneath the Austrian capital

Vienna: beneath the Austrian capital

Vienna, Austria, Objects

Big changes are afoot at the Westbahnhof in Vienna, a station which these past months has seen crowds of refugees from Syria and elsewhere. Vienna-based writer Duncan JD Smith takes a look at how the station has changed over the years. Featured in the latest edition of the book "Only in Vienna" available here: http://www.onlyinguides.com/books.php?bookid=1

All change at Westbahnhof

Big changes are afoot at the Westbahnhof in Vienna, a station which these past months has seen crowds of refugees from Syria and elsewhere. Vienna-based writer Duncan JD Smith takes a look at how the station has changed over the years.

A sausage-lover's guide to the humble hot dog - from Sheffield in the north of England to Vienna, Austria. As featured in ONLY IN VIENNA available here: http://www.onlyinguides.com/books.php?bookid=1

Going to the dogs

A sausage-lover's guide to the humble hot dog - from Sheffield in the north of England to Vienna, Austria. As featured in ONLY IN VIENNA available here: http://www.onlyinguides.com/books.php?bookid=1

'Only In' Guides | Unique, hidden and unusual Europe

Uncover the hidden corners of the Danube metropolis. The bestselling guidebook popular with visitors and locals alike!

New York's Idlewild Books includes "Only in Vienna" in their list of best guides to the Austrian capital. They write that it contains "good secret corners and hidden treasures" and is part of "a great series".

New York's Idlewild Books includes "Only in Vienna" in their list of best guides to the Austrian capital. They write that it contains "good secret corners and hidden treasures" and is part of "a great series".

The Secret of Dreams, the Holy Lance, Klimt's Last Studio, and the Knights of Blood Street . "Only in Vienna" is ideal for independent cultural travellers wanting to set out on their own urban expedition.

The city guides for independent cultural travellers and locals keen to learn more about where they live.

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Duncan J. Smith is an Urban Explorer and travel writer. He is the sole author of the 'Only In' Guides, revealing European cities from hidden perspectives.

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