Synopses & Reviews
Hike the spine of the Great Wall, examine artifacts from the old Silk Road, pedal around town like a local, rise early and haggle at Beijing markets, sip tea in a garden of orchids, wrap up a slice of succulent Peking duck, or float through a limestone valley —Fodor's China, 4th Edition
offers all these experiences and more! Our local writers have traveled throughout this country to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.
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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.