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Publisher Comments:

Fodor's. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodor's helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although you're at the helm, Fodor's offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. It's like having a friend in China!

Experience the juxtaposition of ancient and new in Beijing, take a slow boat through the spectacular Three Gorges, or soak up the surreal landscape of Everest Base Camp: its no wonder that Chinas tourism market is a booming $70 billion industry and growing. With more maps, a language guide, and in-depth illustrated features on local food, culture, and customs, our savvy coverage will enable travelers to unravel the mysteries of China.

·Updated regional planning pages provide an overview of the best travel destinations and address the logistics of a visit

·Chinese character translations of every recommended restaurant, hotel and nightclub in the country

·Expanded restaurant and hotel coverage on all of the most visited regions

·Completely updated dining and lodging reviews

·Personal recommedations on the most reliable tour guides in the country, where to find them, and how to book them

·Handy mini-essays, maps and images that highlight Chinas cultural diversity and historic importance

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews, and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

Experience the ancient city of Beijing, take a slow boat through the Three Gorges, or soak up the surreal landscape of Everest Base Camp--this updated guide to China offers essential information for tourists. Features include maps, a language guide, and more.

Synopsis:

Experience the Olympic buzz around Beijing, take a slow boat through the spectacular Three Gorges, or soak up the surreal landscape of Everest Base Camp: its no wonder that Chinas tourism market is a booming $70 billion industry and growing as the Olympics near. With more maps, a language guide, and in-depth illustrated features on local food, culture, and customs, our savvy coverage will enable travelers to unravel the mysteries of China.

·Brand new regional planning pages provide an overview of the best travel destinations and address the logistics of a visit

·Chinese character translations of every recommended restaurant, hotel and nightclub in the country

·Expanded restaurant and hotel coverage on all of the most visited regions

·Completely updated dining and lodging reviews

·Personal recommedations on the most reliable tour guides in the country, where to find them, and how to book them

·Handy mini-essays, maps and images that highlight Chinas cultural diversity and historic importance.

Table of Contents

About This Book............ 7

Whats Where............ 8

Quintessential China............ 10

If You Like............ 12

Great Itineraries............ 16

When to Go............ 22

Chapter 1: Experience Beijing............ 31

Welcome to Beijing............ 32

Beijing Planner............ 34

Exploring Beijing............ 36

Where to Eat............ 67

Where to Stay............ 80

Arts and Nightlife............ 92

Shopping............ 103

Side Trips From Beijing............ 109

Chapter 2: Beijing to Shanghai............133

Welcome to Beijing to Shanghai............ 134

Beijing to Shanghai Planner............ 136

Hebei............ 138

Shandong............ 149

Jiangsu............ 163

Anhui............ 189

Chapter 3: Shanghai............203

Welcome to Shanghai............ 204

Shanghai Planner............ 206

Exploring Shanghai............ 208

Where To Eat............ 230

Where to Stay............ 243

Arts and Nightlife............ 258

Shopping............ 266

Chapter 4: Eastern China............285

Welcome to Eastern China............ 286

Eastern China Planner............288

Zhejiang............ 290

Fujian............303

Chapter 5: Hong Kong............323

Welcome to Hong Kong............ 324

Hong Kong Planner............326

Exploring Hong Kong............ 330

Where to Eat............357

Where to Stay............ 369

After Dark............382

Shopping............ 390

Side Trip to Macau............408

Chapter 6: Pearl River Delta............423

Welcome to Pearl River Delta............ 424

Pearl River Delta Planner............426

Guangzhou............ 428

Shenzhen............456

Chapter 7: The Southwest............475

Welcome to The Southwest............ 476

The Southwest Planner............478

Guangxi............ 480

Guizhou............502

Yunnan............ 507

Chapter 8: Sichuan & Chongqing............537

Welcome to Sichuan & Chongqing............ 538

Sichuan & Chongqing Planner............540

Sichuan............ 542

Chongqing and the Yangtze River............560

Chapter 9: The Silk Road............583

Welcome to The Silk Road............ 584

The Silk Road Planner............586

Shaanx............ 588

Gansu............605

Qingha............ 614

Xinjiang............619

Chapter 10: Tibet............641

Welcome to Tibe............ 642

Tibet Planner............644

Lhasa............ 646

Tsang Province............662

Understanding China............ 671

China at a Glance............672

Chinese Vocabulary............ 674

Travel Smart China............683

Getting Here & Around............ 684

Essentials............690

Index ............709

About Our Writers............ 719

CHINA IN FOCUS

The Age of Empires............ 23

Experience Beijing

The Forbidden City............42

Beijing Opera............ 94

The Great Wall............113

Shanghai

Markets............271

Eastern China

Spirituality in China............306

Hong Kong

It Suits You............399

Pearl River Delta

21st Century China............448

The Southwest

For All the Tea in China............495

Sichuan & Chongqing

A Culinary Tour of China............561

The Silk Road

The Terracotta Soldiers ............ 598

MAPS

Dongcheng............38

Xicheng............ 51

Southern District............ 54

Chaoyang District............ 59

Haidian............63

Where to Eat in Beijing............ 70-71

Where to Stay in Beijing............82-83

Side Trips from Beijing............ 110-111

Beijing to Shanghai............139

Chengde............ 141

Qingdao............ 156

Nanjing............ 165

Suzhou............ 179

Old City............ 211

Xintiandi & City Center............214

Nanjing Dong Lu & Bund............ 217

Former French Concession............220

Nanjing Xi & Jingan............ 222

Pudong............ 225

North Shanghai............ 227

Xujiahui Hinggiao............230

Where to Eat in Shanghai............ 232-233

Where to Stay in Shanghai............244-245

Zhejiang............ 291

Fujian............ 304

Exploring Xiamen............ 312

Gulangyu............317

Exploring Lantau, Southside & New Territories............ 341

Exploring Kowloon............349

Where to Stay and Eat on Hong Kong Island............ 362-363

Where to Stay and Eat on Kowloon............367

Macau............ 413

Guangzhou............ 430-431

Guangzhou Metro............ 434

Where to Stay and Eat in Guangzhou............437-438

Shenzen............ 456

Guangxi............481

Guilin............ 483

Yangshuo............487

Nanning............ 493

Guizhou............ 502

Yunnan............ 508

Kunming............510

Dali............ 518

Lijiang............ 523

Sichuan............ 543

Exploring Chengdu............545

Where to Stay and Eat in Chengdu............ 549

Exploring Chongqing............568

Three Gorges............ 578-579

Shaanzi............ 589

Xian............ 596

Gansu............ 606

Dunhuang............ 612

Qinghai............ 616

Xingjiang............ 620

Urumqi............ 622

Kashgar............ 633

Tibet............648

Lhasa............ 651

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400008254
Author:
Fodors
Publisher:
Fodor's
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Editor:
Kelly, Margaret
Author:
Kelly, Margaret
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
China
Subject:
Travel -- China.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20090519
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
7.88x5.57x1.08 in. 1.41 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Experience the ancient city of Beijing, take a slow boat through the Three Gorges, or soak up the surreal landscape of Everest Base Camp--this updated guide to China offers essential information for tourists. Features include maps, a language guide, and more.
"Synopsis" by , Experience the Olympic buzz around Beijing, take a slow boat through the spectacular Three Gorges, or soak up the surreal landscape of Everest Base Camp: its no wonder that Chinas tourism market is a booming $70 billion industry and growing as the Olympics near. With more maps, a language guide, and in-depth illustrated features on local food, culture, and customs, our savvy coverage will enable travelers to unravel the mysteries of China.

·Brand new regional planning pages provide an overview of the best travel destinations and address the logistics of a visit

·Chinese character translations of every recommended restaurant, hotel and nightclub in the country

·Expanded restaurant and hotel coverage on all of the most visited regions

·Completely updated dining and lodging reviews

·Personal recommedations on the most reliable tour guides in the country, where to find them, and how to book them

·Handy mini-essays, maps and images that highlight Chinas cultural diversity and historic importance.

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