Synopses & Reviews
China is a trip-of-a-lifetime adventure for travelers in search of cutting-edge art and culture, rugged natural beauty, and cultural diversity. In full-color and with helpful magazine-style illustrated features, Fodor's China shows off the splendor of country's historical treasures, vibrant culinary culture, and its colorful ethnic minorities like no other guide.
Expanded Coverage: China is changing quickly, and the guide has new hotel and restaurant reviews in major cities like Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Chengdu, and Kunming. Fodor's China also includes 92 newly updated maps and over 200 color photos.
Illustrated Features: Special "In Focus" sections throughout the book illuminate the most distinctive features of China. "A Culinary Tour of China", "Age of Empires", "Culture in a Cup"," Terracotta Soldiers", and more give readers an unparalleled sense of the country.
Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: Convenient overviews show each region and its notable highlights, and chapter planning sections have savvy advice for making the most of travelers' time, with top tips and tour advice for getting from cities to countryside villages.
EXPANDED LANGUAGE CONVERSIONS: Sight and property names are given with Chinese characters and Pinyin translations, as well as the English translation, making navigating easy.
DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's China offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts.