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Beijing & surroundings

Author: Simon Foster
Publisher: Edison, NJ : Hunter Pub., ©2008.
Series: Travel adventures.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Arrive in Beijing and spend a few days soaking up the Imperial sights - the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palaces and the Great Wall. Spend your evenings enjoying Beijing duck, opera and maybe a trip to the acrobats. If you have time, take a train up to Chengde and spend a couple of days enjoying the imperial retreat before returning to the capital and flying on to Xi''an. Allow a full day at the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Guidebooks
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Foster, Simon.
Beijing & Surroundings Travel Adventures.
Florida : Hunter Publishing, Inc., ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Foster
ISBN: 9781588437129 1588437124
OCLC Number: 457908630
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction; History; Prehistory; The Dynastic Age; The Revolutionary Years; The PRC Under Chairman Mao; The Reform Era (1976-present); The Future; Geography; Flora & Fauna; Wildlife; Population; People; Religion & Philosophy; Beliefs & Superstitions; Culture; Travel & Living Information; Planning Your Trip; When to Go; Holidays & Festivals; Organized Tours; Visas; Insurance; What to Pack; Information Sources; Maps; Customs & Immigration; Getting Here & Away; Getting Around; Practicalities; Money Matters; Keeping in Touch; Media; Health; Restrooms; Safety; Facts & Figures; Accommodation. Food & DrinkPrice Codes; The Four Major Styles; Where to Eat; Entertainment & Nightlife; Shopping; Adventures; Eco-Travel; The Top 25; Suggested Itineraries; The Imperial North; Cruise the Three Gorges; Shanghai, Silk & Tea; Big City Lights & Rural Delights; Beijing & Around; Beijing; History; The Future; Getting Here & Away; Getting Around; Orientation; Sightseeing; Tours; The Big Three Imperial Sights; In the City; The North; The East; The South; The West; Around Beijing; Galleries, Shows & Theaters; For Families; Health & Relaxation; Shopping; Adventures; Cultural Adventures; Cooking. LanguageMartial Arts; Painting & Calligraphy; On the Vine; Where to Stay; Where to Eat; Nightlife; Chengde; History; Getting Here & Away; Getting Around; Orientation; Sightseeing; Shopping; Adventures; Where to Stay; Where to Eat; Nightlife; Appendix; Bibliography & RecommendedReading; Glossary; Language; Dialects; The Spoken Word; The Written Word.
Series Title: Travel adventures.
Other Titles: Beijing and surroundings
Beijing & surroundings adventure guide
Beijing and surrounding adventure guide
Responsibility: [Simon Foster].
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Arrive in Beijing and spend a few days soaking up the Imperial sights - the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palaces and the Great Wall. Spend your evenings enjoying Beijing duck, opera and maybe a trip to the acrobats. If you have time, take a train up to Chengde and spend a couple of days enjoying the imperial retreat before returning to the capital and flying on to Xi''an. Allow a full day at the Terracotta Warriors and another day to explore the fascinating walled city. Make sure you enjoy a Dumpling Banquet, as well as dinner in the Muslim markets. Reflect on your trip in the ove.

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