Lonely Planet Beijing Encounter

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What Will Your Beijing Encounter Be?

Walking in the footsteps of the emporers in the ancient Forbidden City Checking out contemporary art's next big thing at the 798 Art Disctict Tucking into the city's signature dish, Peking duck Searching for hidden treasures and haggling like mad at the Panjiayuan Antique Market Getting lost amongst the songbirds and mah jong gamers in the maze-like hutong (alleyways)
Experiencing Beijing's rich culture, ...

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Overview

What Will Your Beijing Encounter Be?

Walking in the footsteps of the emporers in the ancient Forbidden City Checking out contemporary art's next big thing at the 798 Art Disctict Tucking into the city's signature dish, Peking duck Searching for hidden treasures and haggling like mad at the Panjiayuan Antique Market Getting lost amongst the songbirds and mah jong gamers in the maze-like hutong (alleyways)
Experiencing Beijing's rich culture, from ancient history to medieval temples to modern literature Lacing up your hiking boots for an unforgettable trek atop the Great Wall at Simatai

Discover Twice the City in Half the Time

Easy navigation with a full-color pull-out map, detailed district maps and Chinese characters for places and streets throughout the book Our expert resident author reveals the city's best sights, eating, drinking shopping and entertainment Highlights and customized itineraries help you make the most of a short trip Get insider tips from tuned-in locals, from a boutique-owning fashionista to the city's most renowned bartender

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781741794083
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications
  • Publication date: 4/1/2010
  • Series: Lonely Planet Encounter Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 1,445,564
  • Product dimensions: 4.28 (w) x 6.08 (h) x 0.45 (d)

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