Beijing Encounter

  • Publish Date: 2010-04-01
  • Binding: Paperback
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What Will Your Beijing Encounter Be?

Walking in the footsteps of the emporers in the ancient Forbidden City
Checking out contemporary art's next big thing at the 798 Art Disctict
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 bartender



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