"`Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other. New York Times The ultimate, most comprehensive guide to travelling in Beijing includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets all the essentials to get to the heart of Beijing. This guide is the result of indepth research by two dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Beijing, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. Regions covered: Forbidden City & Dongcheng Central, Temple of Heaven Park & Dongcheng South, Drum Tower & Dongcheng North, Beihai Park & Xicheng North, Dashilar & Xicheng South, Sanlitun & Chaoyang, The Summer Palace & Haidian Inside Lonely Planet Beijing: Full color styling and images Clear, easy-to-read color maps A brilliant new page layout for fast and hassle-free reading while on the go Up-to-date recommended points-of-interest covering eating, sleeping, going out, shopping, activities and attractions In-depth features to uncover the worlds iconic sights Hundreds of money saving tips Our latest trip planning tools to help you get around smoothly Additional sections including Top Experiences, in-depth coverage of Top Sights, History, Architecture and an A-Z survival guide. Special eBook enhancements Scalable maps enabling you to zoom in for greater detail Comprehensive interlinking enabling you to seamlessly flip between pages, jump between maps and reviews, or visit the websites of places we recommend Search go straight to what you are looking for with the inbuilt search capability Add notes touch a word to add notes and personalize your guidebook Bookmark use bookmarks to quickly return to a page Dictionary look up the meaning of any word Plus pinch and zoom images and scalable font size Written and researched by Daniel McCrohan, David Eimer "