DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Beijing & Shanghai, 1st Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1409343022
  • ISBN-13: 9781409343028
  • DDC: 915.115604
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

  • Price:  Sign in for price



The updated and expanded DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Beijing & Shanghai will lead you straight to the best attractions these great cities have to offer, from the Great Wall of China to the Forbidden City. With the help of full-color photography and illustrated cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the stunning architecture of both cities, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Beijing & Shanghai allows you to visualize your destinations. Insider travel tips and DK's indispensable maps and street views of key areas will ensure that you can find your way through the hustle and bustle of these cultural hubs with ease. Detailed listings include the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introducing Beijing & Shanghai.
2: Four Great Days in Beijing.
3: Four Great Days in Shanghai.
4: Putting Beijing & Shanghai on the Map.
5: A Portrait of Beijing & Shanghai.
6: Language and Script.
7: Chinese Literature.
8: Religion and Philosophy.
9: Architecture.
10: Traditional Arts.
11: Traditional Chinese Gardens.
12: Beijing Opera.
13: Modern Arts.
14: Through the Year.
15: The History of China.
16: The Cultural Revolution.
17: Beijing.
18: Exploring Beijing.
19: Farther Afield.
20: Two Guided Walks.
21: A 90-Minute Walk East of the Forbidden City.
22: A Two-Hour Walk Around Hou Hai.
23: Shopping in Beijing.
24: Entertainment in Beijing.
25: Beijing Street Finder.
26: Shanghai.
27: Exploring Shanghai.
28: Farther Afield.
29: Two Guided Walks.
30: A 90-Minute Walk Through the Old City.
31: A 90-Minute Walk Around the French Concession.
32: Shopping in Shanghai.
33: Entertainment in Shanghai.
34: Shanghai Street Finder.
35: Travelers’ Needs.
36: Where to Stay.
37: Choosing a Hotel.
38: Where to Eat.
39: Dining Etiquette.
40: What to Eat in Beijing.
41: What to Eat in Shanghai.
42: What to Drink.
43: Choosing a Restaurant.
44: Survival Guide.
45: Practical Information.
46: General Etiquette.
47: Personal Security & Health.
48: Banking and Local Currency.
49: Communications and Media.
50: Travel Information.
51: Traveling by Train, Bus & Ferry.
52: City Transportation.
General Index.
Phrase Book.