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Lonely Planet Pocket Beijing 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. Explore the Great Wall, immerse yourself in the history of the Forbidden City, or watch the flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Beijing and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Beijing:
Full-colour maps and images throughout
Highlightsand itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential infoat your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
Honest reviewsfor all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Free, convenient pull-outBeijing map (included in print version), plus over 17 colour neighbourhood maps
User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhoods to help you determine the best spots to spend your time
Useful features - including For Kids, Worth a Trip, and For Free (quick glance at must-sees)
Coverage of Haidian, Dongcheng, Choyang, Xicheng, Beihai Park, the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven Park, and more
The Perfect Choice:Lonely Planet Pocket Beijing is a handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, providing on-the-go assistance to travellers who seek only the can't-miss experiences. Colourful and easy-to-use, this neighbourhood-focused guide includes unique local recommendations to maximise your quick trip experience.
Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends a wide range of experiences, both popular and offbeat, and extensively covers all of Beijing's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet's Beijing guide.
Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's China guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Discover China, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet and David Eimer.
About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.
TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This was a gift for a friend who was leaving on a trip to Beijing. Afterwards she said it proved to be quite helpful, not only for her but for others on the trip also. As with any printed materials there will be issues with businesses that are no longer open, but for the most part it served her well. In our high tech world we can usually get current directions, conditions, etc., but Internet is sometimes not available, so a book can have the advantage.
Great Pocket guide! I love lonely planet guides!
This is agreat book, plus is small (fix in your poket). It have lot in ifo. and a map at the end. Plus it have info. for wend you arrive to werever you want to go.
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