Author(s): Dk Publishing
Your holiday starts the moment you open the guide ...'The best guide available. Packed to the brim with colour photos, maps and essential information' - "Amazon Reader Review". This new fully-updated "Eyewitness Travel Guide" reveals the magnificence of China's greatest sights, including in-depth coverage of the Forbidden City and Terracotta Soldiers. The guide provides expert tips for visiting the Great Wall, cruising through the stunning Yangzi Three Gorges, and exploring the ultra-modern cities of Shanghai and Hong Kong. You can explore China's cultural heritage through richly illustrated features - on everything from Beijing Opera to Confucianism, calligraphy and the cult of Mao. The best places to stay and eat have been provided by resident experts and recommendations on regional specialities will ensure that China's best dishes don't miss your palate. With cutaways and floor plans of all the major sights, markets and festivals listed town by town, walks, scenic routes and themed tours, experience the diverse flavours of China with "The Eyewitness Travel Guide". It is the winner of the Guardian & Observer 'Best Guide Books' Award and Wanderlust Magazine Silver Award for 'Top Guidebook'.
'A pleasurable read with ravishing photography plus maps and plans of supreme quality.' The Observer' "A must for anyone who is interested in China.' Amazon Reader review'