An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to Beijing, packed with insider tips and ideas, color maps, top 10 lists, and a laminated pull-out map—all designed to help you see the very best of Beijing.
Experience imperial splendor at the Forbidden City, admire the spectacular beauty of Lama Temple, discover the grand Summer Palace, or walk a section of the Great Wall of China. From Top 10 opera venues to Top 10 things to do for free—discover the best of Beijing with this easy-to-use travel guide.
Inside Top 10 Beijing:
Eight easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week
Top 10 lists showcase the best attractions in Beijing, covering the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Ming Tombs, Great Wall of China, and more
Free laminated pull-out map of Beijing, plus seven full-color area maps
In-depth area guides explore Beijing’s most interesting neighborhoods, with the best places for shopping, going out, and sightseeing
Color-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day
Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop, and sightsee, plus useful transportation, visa, and health information
Color maps help you navigate with ease
Covers Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, Eastern Beijing, Western Beijing, North of the Forbidden city, and more
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About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK’s Top 10 guides take the work out of planning a short trip, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your weekend trip or cultural vacation. DK is the world’s leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
Series Overview: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Top 10s are handy travel guides that take the work out of planning a trip. Packed with amazing ideas, informative maps, insider tips, and useful advice, DK’s Top 10 guides lead you to the very best your destination has to offer. The pocket size makes these the perfect guide to take on vacation. Discover the history, art, architecture, and culture of your destination through Top 10 lists, from the best museums and monuments to bars and restaurants.
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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Beijing is updated regularly by experts with an in-depth knowledge of the city.
The Top 10 lists are accessible and varied—leading you straight to the best places to visit in Beijing, both famous and off the beaten path.
The guide includes a laminated pull-out city map, with a selected sight index.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guides are known for their inspiring photography, making them the guides that show you what others only tell you.
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