Lonely Planet China

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#1 best-selling guide to China* Lonely Planet China is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Try dumplings in Beijing, visit the Great Wall or cruise down the Yangzi River; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of China and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet China: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - customs, history, art, religion, cinema, calligraphy, architecture, martial arts, landscapes, cuisine Free, convenient pull-out Beijing city map (included in print version), plus over 190 maps Covers Beijing, Tianjin, Shandong, Shanghai, Fujian, Jiangsu, Liaoning, Zhejiang, Jilin, Shanxi, Anhui, Jiangxi, Hunan, Hong Kong, Macau, Guangdong, Hainan, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, Tibet and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet China , our most comprehensive guide to China, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. 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, gift and lifestyle books and stationery, as well as an award-winning website, magazines, 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. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia) *Best-selling guide to China. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA

Lonely Planet Sichuan

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'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other'. New York Times This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest China guide book and includes: 'Sichuan' chapter 'Understanding China & Survival Guide' chapter 'Need to know' Chapter Sichuan map Sichuan is a land of many guises. Outside the slick, modern capital Chengdu, the countryside is scattered with alleyway-riddled ancient villages and lost-in-time teahouses, while mist-shrouded mountains creak with old wooden monasteries. This guide is the result of months of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Sichuan, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to- date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Sichuan. Lonely Planet's China guide is researched and written by Damian Harper, Min Dai, Michael Kohn, Robert Kelly, Daniel McCrohan, Shawn Low, Bradley Mayhew, Piera Chen, Chung Wah Chow, Christopher Pitts, David Eimer Check out Lonely Planet's other eBook guides including China, and Mandarin Audio Phrase Book.

Lonely Planet Qinghai

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'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other'. New York Times This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest China guide book and includes: Qinghai chapters Understanding China Qinghai maps Qinghai is classic off-the-road territory, occupying a vast swathe of the Tibetan plateau, and allows for those moments of wonderful solitude, those middle-of-nowhere high-plateau vistas and the chance to discover some of the more remote communities of China's ethnic minorities. This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Qinghai, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Qinghai. Coverage includes: Understanding China: China Today, History, People of China, Religion & Beliefs, Chinese Cuisine, Arts & Architecture, China's Landscape, Martial Arts of China Xining & around, Tongren (Repkong) & around, Guide, Yushu (Jyekundo) & around, Golmud Lonely Planet's China guide is researched and written by: Damian Harper, Min Dai, Michael Kohn, Robert Kelly, Daniel McCrohan, Shawn Low, Bradley Mayhew, Piera Chen, Chung Wah Chow, Christopher Pitts, David Eimer

Lonely Planet Guangxi

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'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other'. New York Times This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest China guide book and includes: Guangxi chapters Understanding China Guangxi maps It's hard not to be spellbound by Guangxi - come and discover the secrets of the 2000-year-old Huashan cliff murals along the Zuo River; or simply wander along the quaint old settlements in Beihai and savour its wonderful human landscape. This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Guangxi, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Guangxi. Coverage includes: Understanding China: China Today, History, People of China, Religion & Beliefs, Chinese Cuisine, Arts & Architecture, China's Landscape, Martial Arts of China Guilin & around, Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, Sanjiang, Yangshuo & around, Huangyao, Nanning & around, Beihai & around, Chongzuo, Zuo Scenic Area, Pingxiang and Detian Waterfall Lonely Planet's China guide is researched and written by: Damian Harper, Min Dai, Michael Kohn, Robert Kelly, Daniel McCrohan, Shawn Low, Bradley Mayhew, Piera Chen, Chung Wah Chow, Christopher Pitts, David Eimer

Lonely Planet Yunnan

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'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other'. New York Times This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest China guide book and includes: 'Yunnan' chapter 'Understanding China & Survival Guide' chapter 'Need to know' Chapter Yunnan map Yunnan provides an extraordinary glimpse into China's mix of ethnic minority groups and offers a varied landscape waiting to be explored - thick jungle sliced by the Mekong River, soul-recharging glimpses over rice terraces, and snow-capped mountains towards Tibet. This guide is the result of months of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Yunnan, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Yunnan. Lonely Planet's China guide is researched and written by Damian Harper, Min Dai, Michael Kohn, Robert Kelly, Daniel McCrohan, Shawn Low, Bradley Mayhew, Piera Chen, Chung Wah Chow, Christopher Pitts, David Eimer Check out Lonely Planet's other eBook guides including China, and Mandarin Audio Phrase Book.

Lonely Planet Xinjiang

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'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other'. New York Times This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest China guide book and includes: Xinjiang chapters Understanding China Xinjiang maps Perhaps the best reason to visit Xinjiang is the chance to experience the heart of the Silk Road, to walk in the footsteps of Marco Polo and to see what was once the superhighway of the Asian continent. This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Xinjiang, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Xinjiang. Coverage includes: Understanding China: China Today, History, People of China, Religion & Beliefs, Chinese Cuisine, Arts & Architecture, China's Landscape, Martial Arts of China Central Xinjiang, Urumqi, Tian Chi, Turpan & around, Hami (Kumul), Kuqa & around, Southwest Xinjiang -Kashgaria, Kashgar, Karakoram Highway, Southern Silk Road, Yengisar, Yarkand, Karghilik, Hotan, Hotan to Golmud, Northern Xinjiang, Bu'er jin, Kanas Lake Nature Reserve, Yining and Bole & around Lonely Planet's China guide is researched and written by: Damian Harper, Min Dai, Michael Kohn, Robert Kelly, Daniel McCrohan, Shawn Low, Bradley Mayhew, Piera Chen, Chung Wah Chow, Christopher Pitts, David Eimer

Lonely Planet Shanghai

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'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other'. New York Times This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest China guide book and includes: 'Shanghai' chapter 'Understanding China & Survival Guide' chapter 'Need to know' Chapter Shanghai map Shanghai is one of China's biggest and vibrant cities. There's nonstop shopping, towering skyscrapers, bullet-fast Maglev trains and glamorous cocktails - this is the future that China has long been waiting for This guide is the result of months of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Shanghai, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-t o-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Shanghai. Lonely Planet's China guide is researched and written by Damian Harper, Min Dai, Michael Kohn, Robert Kelly, Daniel McCrohan, Shawn Low, Bradley Mayhew, Piera Chen, Chung Wah Chow, Christopher Pitts, David Eimer Check out Lonely Planet's other eBook guides including China, and Mandarin Audio Phrase Book.

Lonely Planet Gansu

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'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other'. New York Times This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest China guide book and includes: Gansu chapters Understanding China Gansu maps Synonymous with the Silk Road, the slender province of Gansu flows east to west along the Hexi Corridor, the gap through which all manner of goods once streamed from China to Central Asia. The constant stream of commerce left Buddhist statues, beacon towers, forts, chunks of the Great Wall and ancient trading towns in its wake. This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Gansu, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Gansu. Coverage includes: Understanding China: China Today, History, People of China, Religion & Beliefs, Chinese Cuisine, Arts & Architecture, China's Landscape, Martial Arts of China Lanzhou & Southern Gansu, Lanzhou, Bingling Si, Linxia, Suonanba (Dongxiang), Dahejia, Xiahe & around, Hezuo, Langmusi, Hexi Corridor, Wuwei, Zhangye, Mati Si, Jiayuguan & around, Dunhuang & around, Eastern Gansu, Tianshui & around, Moon Canyon, Gangu, Water Curtain Caves, Pingliang & around. Lonely Planet's China guide is researched and written by: Damian Harper, Min Dai, Michael Kohn, Robert Kelly, Daniel McCrohan, Shawn Low, Bradley Mayhew, Piera Chen, Chung Wah Chow, Christopher Pitts, David Eimer

Lonely Planet Anhui

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'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other'. New York Times This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest China guide book and includes: Anhui chapters Understanding China Anhui maps Well- preserved villages and fantastical mountain-scapes are the principal draw for visitors to Anhui and the main attraction is unquestionably Huangshan, a jumble of sheer granite cliffs wrapped in cottony clouds and stunning natural scenery. This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Anhui, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Anhui. Coverage includes: Understanding China: China Today, History, People of China, Religion & Beliefs, Chinese Cuisine, Arts & Architecture, China's Landscape, Martial Arts of China Tunxi & Around, Huizhou Villages, Huangshan, Jiuhua Shan, Hefei Lonely Planet's China guide is researched and written by: Damian Harper, Min Dai, Michael Kohn, Robert Kelly, Daniel McCrohan, Shawn Low, Bradley Mayhew, Piera Chen, Chung Wah Chow, Christopher Pitts, David Eimer

Lonely Planet Shanxi

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'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other'. New York Times This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest China guide book and includes: Shanxi chapters Understanding China Shanxi maps Waist- deep in history, mountainous Shanxi meets virtually all your China travel expectations - picture-perfect ancient walled settlements, time-worn temples, Qing dynasty courtyard architecture, magnificent monastic architecture and some of the warmest people in the Middle Kingdom. This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Shanxi, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Shanxi. Coverage includes: Understanding China: China Today, History, People of China, Religion & Beliefs, Chinese Cuisine, Arts & Architecture, China's Landscape, Martial Arts of China Datong & around, Wutai Shan & around, Taiyuan & around, Pingyao & around, Qikou, Jincheng & around Lonely Planet's China guide is researched and written by: Damian Harper, Min Dai, Michael Kohn, Robert Kelly, Daniel McCrohan, Shawn Low, Bradley Mayhew, Piera Chen, Chung Wah Chow, Christopher Pitts, David Eimer