Fodor's Beijing

Fodor's Beijing

Book - 2007
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Beijing represents both a mystical cultural heritage and a bright new future fueled by China's increasingly powerful economy. Fodor's Beijing 1st Edition takes readers straight to the best of the city, from the sleek glass high-rises, to the red flags of Tiananmen Square, to the endless steps of the Forbidden City.

* Brand-new illustrated features highlight Buddhism and other spiritual beliefs, Chinese cuisine, the origins of tea, and the effects of a changing economy. Other spreads cover important sights such as the Forbidden City and the Great Wall.

* New neighborhood profiles of Beijing's eight major districts with maps, good walks, fun facts, and indexes of the sights, restaurants, hotels, shops, and nightlife venues in each district.

* Expanded directory of Chinese translations and pinyin pronunciation guides for every listing.

* Coverage of markets and shopping--where to find them, how to navigate them, and how to bargain for specific goods, including pearls and silk.

* Four-color city and subway maps

* 8-page color insert
Publisher: New York ; London : Fodor's, 2007.
ISBN: 9781400017393
1400017394
Characteristics: 264 p. + + 1 fold-out map.

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