From the Forbidden City in Beijing to fascinating gems in less familiar regions, Travel Around China provides detailed information and advice about this extraordinary country. An authoritative travel guide, compiled by native Chinese citizens, it features the most up–to–date information on more than 1,200 tourist attractions; a three–dimensional map; bilingual translations; and insider tips on cuisine, shopping, accommodation, travel routes and times.
In addition, each Chinese region is covered in detail, and an exclusive chapter includes travel suggestions on Olympic venues. More than 1.5 million visitors are expected to travel to Beijing for the 2008 Olympic Games. Travel Around China will be essential for visitors who want all the sights and sounds of historic and modern day China, and are also looking for that undiscovered gem. Unlike other travel guides, Travel Around China has been written and researched by local editors and photographers, providing a truly fascinating and unique insight.