Fodor's Travel Publications, 2009 - Travel - 720 pages
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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: it’s no wonder that China’s 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 China’s cultural diversity and historic importance
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About This Book V V V V V V V V
Great Itineraries V V V V V V V V
When to Go V V V V V V V V V V V V
EXPERIENCE BEIJING V V V V
BEIJING TO SHANGHAI V V V
SHANGHAIV V V V V
CONTENTS Xujiahui Hongqiao 8 Gubei
Where to Eat in Shanghai 232233
Where to Stay 8 Eat in Dali
Where to Stay 8 Eat in Lijiang
Where to Stay in Shanghai 244245
EASTERN CHINA V V V V V V
Northern Hong Kong Island 338339
Lantau Southside Er New Territories
Where to Stay and Eat on Hong Kong Island 364365
Where to Stay and Eat in Kowloon
Guangzhou Metro System
Where to Stay and Eat in Guangzhou 437438
Where to Stay and Eat in Chengdu
The Three Gorges 578579
TIBET S 1 T 1 S
Beijing Opera 94
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