Insight Guides: Beijing

Insight Guides: Beijing

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Insight City Guide Beijing is a comprehensive travel guide to this historic and exciting city. Full-color photos and maps throughout combine with authoritative text to inspire you to explore Beijing and its surrounding areas. Be inspired by the “Best Of Beijing” section, which highlights unmissable sights and experiences, while a…  See more details below

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Insight City Guide Beijing is a comprehensive travel guide to this historic and exciting city. Full-color photos and maps throughout combine with authoritative text to inspire you to explore Beijing and its surrounding areas. Be inspired by the “Best Of Beijing” section, which highlights unmissable sights and experiences, while a comprehensive Travel Tips section gives you all the practical information and travel advice you need to plan what to do on your trip, including selective listings for hotel and restaurants. Lavish Photo Features offer a unique insight into topics such as traditional medicine, life in the hutong, and the city’s parks. Insight’s trademark history and culture coverage provides a fascinating introduction to Beijing’s position as capital of imperial dynasties for more than 1,000 years as well as its modern life, while features by local writers delve into everything from life in the New China, to religion, and food and drink. Ten Places chapters cover the city and its surroundings, from Imperial Beijing, Wangfujing and the Foreign Legation Quarter, and the Olympic Park, to the Ming Tombs and Great Wall, and the ancient village of Chuandixia.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780051734
Publisher:
Apa Publications UK, Ltd.
Publication date:
10/01/2013
Series:
Insight City Guides Series
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,101,412
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.90(d)

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