China

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Rough Guides, 2003 - Travel - 1290 pages
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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

Getting there
11
Visas and red tape
21
Rough Guide
26
Costs money and banks
32
Accommodation
43
O Beijing and around 72147
71
O Beijing and around 69147
73
The Great Wall
138
Guangxi
783
Yunnan 850917
851
O Yunnan 850917
917
Sichuan
919
KAZAKHSTAN tw1 X W
924
7 MONGOLIA f
932
SOUTH
948
rv YV
976

South and west of Beijing
144
Contents
149
Dongbei 186225
187
O Dongbei
222
O The Yellow River 226369
227
Shanghai 370413
370
Jiangsu and Zhejiang
415
O The Yangzi basin 506589
507
o tour of China The introduction aims to eat and drink and details
522
O Fujian Guangdong
591
O Hong Kong
705
The Northwest 9841111
985
The Northwest 9841111
993
f
998
Tibet 11121171
1112
Tibet 11121171
1113
Contexts 11731252
1174
Architecture
1216
Martial arts 1206 Film
1238
Food and drink terms
1259
Index 1276129O
1277
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