Thursday, 15 June 2017

China - Beijing (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

Download the Lonely Planet China - Beijing (PDF Chapter)

China - Beijing (PDF Chapter)

Inextricably linked to past glories (and calamities) yet hurtling towards a power-charged future, Beijing, one of history’s great cities, is as complex as it is compelling. Few places on earth can match the extraordinary historical panorama on display here.

- hike your way along an unrestored ‘wild’ section of China’s most famous icon, the Great Wall

- marvel at the might and splendour of the world’s largest palace complex, the Forbidden City

- lose yourself in the city’s warren of historic hutong (alleyways) or follow our walking tour

Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Courses, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.

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