China

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Rough Guides, 2003 - Travel - 1290 pages
With over 1300 pages and 158 maps, The Rough Guide to China covers all corners of this vast country - from the booming cities of Shanghai and Beijing to the remote regions of the southwest and the oasis towns of the Silk Road. The authors give practical advice for every budget on where to stay, where to find the best local cuisine and getting round by public transport. There is also background on China's history, politics, cultures and peoples.
 

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Contents

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Rough Guide
26
Contexts
59
Beijing and around 72147
73
This is the heart of the Rough Guide
74
Language
82
City transport
84
Tiananmen Square
91
Southwestern Fujian
615
Northern Guangdong
659
Eastern Guangdong
666
Western Guangdong
677
Haikou and eastern Hainan
683
Sanya and southern Hainan
691
Statue
695
Tongshi and the highlands
698

The language section gives useful
107
North of Tiananmen
112
Eating
120
Listings
134
Beijing and around 69147
147
Hebei and Tianjin 148185
148
Dongbei 186225
186
186225
190
Dalian and around
201
The Yellow River
227
Wutai Shan
242
Taiyuan and around
249
Pingyao and Shuanglin Si
255
Between Pingyao and Xian
261
Around Xian
271
Hua Shan
299
Zhengzhou and around
312
Jinan
329
Taian and Tai Shan
335
Qufu and around
346
Qingdao and around
352
Yantai and around
363
The Yellow River 226369
369
Shanghai 370413
370
Shanghai
371
Information
380
Accommodation
387
The Old City
395
North of Suzhou Creek
401
Shopping
410
Suzhou and around
419
Hangzhou
471
Jiangzu and Zhejiang 414505
505
The Yangzi basin 506589
589
Fujian Guangdong
590
Quanzhou and around
601
Fujian Guangdong and Hainan Island 590703
703
RUSSIA
705
Wall
732
CONTENTS
742
Airport
763
Hong Kong and Macau 704781
781
KAZAKHSTAN
783
Guangxi and Guizhou 782849
849
MONGOLIA
851
Point of interest
913
Yunnan 850917
917
KIRGYZISTAN
919
Sichuan and Chongqing 918983
983
13
985
Templemonastery
1042
Pagoda
1058
850917
1084
The Northwest 9841111
1111
Tibet 11121171
1112
14
1113
Tibet
1120
Convent
1123
5
1128
Tower
1132
Ruins
1151
Contexts
1174
Sichuan
1176
Traditional Chinese medicine
1204
Astrology
1210
NEPAL
1213
1218
1244
Chinese
1255
Index
1277
Waterfall
1279
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