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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet China is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get lost in the dynastic grandeur of Beijing's Forbidden City, hike along the Great Wall, or take in Shanghai's neon lights from the Bund; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of China and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet China Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, religion, cinema, calligraphy, architecture, martial arts, landscapes, cuisine, and more
  • Free, convenient pull-out Beijing map (included in print version)
  • Over 190 maps
  • Covers Beijing, Tianjin, Shandong, Shanghai, Fujian, Jiangsu, Liaoning, Zhejiang, Jilin, Shanxi, Anhui, Jiangxi, Hunan, Hong Kong, Macau, Guangdong, Hainan, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, Tibet and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet China, our most comprehensive guide to China, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for a guide focused on Beijing, Shanghai or Hong Kong? Check out Lonely Planet's Beijing guide, Shanghai guide or Hong Kong guide for a comprehensive look at all these cities have to offer; Discover China, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions; or Pocket Hong Kong, Pocket Beijing or Pocket Shanghai, handy-sized guides focused on the can't-miss sights for quick trips.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Chung Wah Chow, Megan Eaves, David Eimer, Tienlon Ho, Robert Kelly, Shawn Low, Emily Matchar, Bradley Mayhew, Daniel McCrohan, Dai Min and Phillip Tang.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

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    Great for planning a trip to China. Covers all regions and very useful for finding fun places and getting around.

     
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      Lonely Planets is a very good reference book for your travelling holidays.

       
      5.0

      Comprehensive extremely valuable traveller's guide book

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        It is a very large book that covers in detail all the main provinces of China and helped me get prepared for my 3 weeks in China. Weather, maps of main cities language , currency and cultural tips

         
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        Lot's of Info

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          typical loinley planet. lots of both useful and useless info. all good

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          ISBN: 9781743214015
          ISBN-10: 1743214014
          Series: Travel Guide
          Audience: General
          Format: Paperback
          Language: English
          Number Of Pages: 1056
          Published: 1st May 2015
          Country of Publication: AU
          Dimensions (cm): 19.71 x 12.8  x 4.01
          Weight (kg): 0.84
          Edition Number: 14
          Edition Type: Revised