Eyewitness Top 10: Beijing, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756684714
  • ISBN-13: 9780756684716
  • DDC: 915.115604
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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DK Eyewitness Top 10: Beijing will lead you straight to the best attractions this rewarding and vibrant city has to offer. Whether you want to explore the Forbidden City, visit Tian'an Men Square, rickshaw around the back lanes of Hou Hai, or walk the Great Wall of China, this pocket-sized travel guide is packed with essential information, whatever your budget. There are dozens of Top 10 lists, including the Top 10 restaurants, Top 10 liveliest bars and clubs, the Top 10 places to stay in Beijing, plus there's even a Top 10 list of Things to Avoid. DK Eyewitness Top 10: Beijing is packed with beautiful illustrations and detailed cutaways of the greatest attractions of this intriguing city, with comprehensive reviews and recommendations of Beijing's best hotels, markets, festivals, and shopping to ensure you don't miss a thing. Each Top 10 guide now contains a pull-out map and guide that includes fold-out maps of city metro systems, useful phone numbers, and 60 great ideas on how to spend your day. Your guide to the Top 10 best of everything in Beijing.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Beijing’s Top 10.
2: Beijing’s Highlights.
3: Forbidden City.
4: Temple of Heaven (Tiantan).
5: Tian’an Men Square.
6: Lama Temple (Yonghegong).
7: Bei Hai Park.
8: Hou Hai.
9: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan).
10: 798 Art District.
11: Ming Tombs.
12: Great Wall of China.
13: Moments in History.
14: Festivals and Events.
15: Outdoor Activities.
16: Beijing Opera.
17: The Olympic Legacy.
18: Museums.
19: Places of Worship.
20: Souvenirs.
21: Markets and Malls.
22: Children’s Attractions.
23: Entertainment.
24: Beijing Dishes.
25: Chinese Restaurants.
26: International Restaurants.
27: Bars and Pubs.
28: Around Town.
29: Tian’an Men Square and the Forbidden City.
30: South of Tian’an Men Square.
31: North of the Forbidden City.
32: Eastern Beijing.
33: Western Beijing.
34: Greater Beijing.
35: Trips Out of Town.
36: Streetsmart.
37: Planning Your Visit.
38: Sources of Information.
39: Getting Around.
40: Banking and Communications.
41: Etiquette.
42: Things to Avoid.
43: Dining in Beijing.
44: Shopping Tips.
45: Accommodation Tips.
46: Luxury and Boutique Hotels.
47: Business and High-End Hotels.
48: Mid-Range Hotels.
49: Courtyard Hotels.
50: Budget Hotels.
Phrase Book.
General Index.