The Rough Guide to China

The Rough Guide to China

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Penguin Putnam
The new, fully updated The Rough Guide to China is the definitive guide to this enchanting country, one of the world's oldest civilisations. From the high-tech cities of Hong Kong and Shanghai to minority villages in Yunnan and Buddhist temples of Tibet, China's mixture of modernity and ancient traditions never fails to impress. With stunning new photography and all the best places to eat, sleep, party and shop, The Rough Guide to China has everything need to ensure you don't miss a thing in this fast-changing nation.Detailed, full-colour maps help you find the best spot for Peking duck or navigate Beijing's backstreets. Itineraries make planning easy, and a Contexts section gives in-depth background on China's history and culture, as well language tips, with handy words and phrases to ease your journey.All this, combined with detailed coverage of the country's best attractions, from voyages down the Yangzi River to hiking the infamous Great Wall, makes The Rough Guide to China the essential companion to delve into China's greatest treasures.

Ingram Publishing Services
In 2015, China welcomed 133 million tourists with a growth of 4.1% over 2014 (Source:,Over 570,000 British nationals visit mainland China every year (Source:,In full-colour with inspirational photography, improved mapping, clearer chapter labelling and suggested itineraries,Rough Guides is the No. 3 travel guide publisher in 2016, worth £2.6 million (Nielsen Bookscan, Period 10 2016)

Publisher: New York : Rough Guides, 2005-
ISBN: 9780241274002
Branch Call Number: 915.104 Rou 2017
Characteristics: volumes : illustrations (some colour), colour maps
Additional Contributors: Rough Guides (Firm)
Alternative Title: China


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