National Geographic Traveler: Beijing presents a comprehensive portrait of the city, including the dramatic changes it is undergoing for the Olympics. Detailed maps as well as specifics about the new transportation system help visitors navigate this intriguing capital city, plus interesting excursions beyond. The guide features cut-away illustrations of renowned structures plus descriptions of such well-known sites as Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Summer Palace. The guide explores lesser known sites as well, including the Muslim Quarter, Baoguo Temple, Military Museum, Fragrant Hills Park, and the Great Wall—including a trek from Lotus Mountain to Huanghua Cheng.
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Published by National Geographic Apr 15, 2008| 272 Pages| 5-1/4 x 8-1/2| ISBN 9781426202315