National Geographic Traveler: Beijing & Shanghai
National Geographic Traveler: Beijing & Shanghai  -     By: Andrew Forbes, Paul Mooney, Catherine Karnow
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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 344
Vendor: National Geographic
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 142621023X
ISBN-13: 9781426210235

Publisher's Description

This gorgeous National Geographic travel book, filled with copious, useful information and travel tips, guides you to the exquisite sights of Beijing and Shanghai, China's two most intriguing cities. Among its most popular features are cut-away illustrations of renowned buildings, detailed maps, and sumptuous photographs.

Broken into chapters, the guide first takes you to Beijing and such famous attractions as the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and Summer Palace, as well as lesser known sights such as the Muslim Quarter, Baoguo Temple, Military Museum, and Fragrant Hills Park. In Shanghai, among the many interesting places you'll see are the French Concession, the Bund, and the fabulous Shanghai Museum.

All sights are prefaced by an elaborate introduction to the history and culture of both cities. Extensive sidebars discuss architecture, temples, the Taiping Rebellion, and more. Guided walking tours include the fascinating hutongs and a stroll from Lotus Mountain to Huangua Cheng along the Great Wall. And a hefty Travelwise section, including hand-picked hotels and restaurants in each city, rounds out all the vital information you'll need to make your trip a success.

Completely updated and revised, this new edition includes new experiential sidebars, insider tips from National Geographic experts and others, as well as a useful "charting your trip" section that helps you plot your upcoming trip.

Author Bio

PAUL MOONEY, an American freelance journalist and author of more than a dozen travel books on Taiwan and China, has reported on China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong in leading publications around the world, including Newsweek, Far Eastern Economic Review, International Herald Tribune, South China Morning Post, and the San Francisco Chronicle.
ANDREW FORBES is the author of more than a dozen books on East and Southeast Asia, and has contributed to numerous international publications including The Guardian and the The Asian Wall Street Journal The author lives in Beijing, China; Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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