These popular, compact and colourful guidebooks are perfect for planning your holiday whether for a city break, regional tour or a long-haul destination. This extensive series is packed full of information about where to go and what to see, as well as walks and tours, feature spreads on cultural background and other aspects, restaurant and accommodation listings and practical information. "Travellers China" takes you to the highlights of one of the world's most fascinating countries. The vast country offers a range of spectacular landscapes and scenes of rural life; the pace of economic development is creating dynamic cities such as Shanghai.
Highlights of "Travellers China" include: introductions and tours in 15 cities and regions, also including the Yangtze River and the Yellow River, Huang He; major attractions like the Great Wall, the terracotta warriors at Xi an, Beijing with its Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, and the Summer Palace in the north; features on Communist History, the traditional Chinese philosophies of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism, The Imperial Court, Rural Life, Chinese Gardens, The Grand Canal, Porcelain, Inventions, Wildlife, Marco Polo and the Silk Route, Chinese Opera and Circus, Chinese Medicine; 6 great tours by ship, bike and car; Getting away to see the natural beauty, from some of the earths highest peaks to deserts, sea, national parks, and the remote places of inner Mongolia and Tibet; an introduction to culture and history.