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Lonely Planet Beijing is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and
what hidden discoveries await you. Explore a stretch of the Great Wall, immerse yourself in the history of the Forbidden
City, or watch the flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart
of Beijing and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Beijing Travel Guide:
* Full-colour maps and images throughout
* Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
* Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
* Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
* Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that
most guidebooks miss
* Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art,
literature, cinema, opera, music, architecture, and politics
* Free, convenient pull-out Beijing map (included in print version), plus over 33 colour neighbourhood maps
* Useful features - including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar); With Kids, and Day Trips
* Coverage of Forbidden City, Drum Tower, Dongcheng, Sanlitun, Chaoyang, Xicheng, Haidian, Dashilar, Beihai Park,
Wudaokou, Xidan, Fengtai, and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Beijing, our most comprehensive guide to Beijing, is perfect for those planning to
both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.
* Looking for just the highlights of Beijing? Check out Lonely Planet's Pocket Beijing, a handy-sized guide focused on
the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.
* Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's China guide for a comprehensive look at all the
country has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Discover China, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Daniel McCrohan, and David Eimer.
About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with
guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel
products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the
world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.
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