What Will Your Beijing Encounter Be? Walking in the footsteps of the emperors in the ancient Forbidden City Checking out contemporary art's next big thing at the 798 Art District Tucking into the city's signature dish, Peking duck Searching for hidden treasures and haggling like mad at the Panjiayuan Antique Market Getting lost amongst the songbirds and mah jong gamers in the maze-like hutong (alleyways) Experiencing Beijing's rich culture, from ancient history to medieval temples to modern literature Lacing up your hiking boots for an unforgettable trek atop the Great Wall at Simatai Discover Twice the City in Half the Time Easy navigation with a full-color pull-out map, detailed district maps and Chinese characters for places and streets throughout the book Our expert resident author reveals the city's best sights, eating, drinking shopping and entertainment Highlights and customized itineraries help you make the most of a short trip Get insider tips from tuned- in locals, from a boutique-owning fashionista to the city's most renowned bartenderTo call a Beijing number from abroad, dial the international access code (%00 in the UK, 011 in the USA), dial the country code for China (%86) and then the area code for Beijing (%010), dropping the first zero. Then dial the local number.
|Title||:||Lonely Planet Beijing Encounter|
|Author||:||Lonely Planet, David Eimer|
|Publisher||:||Lonely Planet - 2010-11-01|