All you need to know about the capital of the People's Republic of China.
Constantly reimagining itself as it races towards the future, yet inextricably linked to its glorious, notorious past, Beijing is as compelling as it is complex.
Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Beijing, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice:
• Inspirational images and recommendations from our expert authors.
• Planning features and top itineraries to help you plan the perfect trip.
• Local secrets and hidden travel gems that will make your trip unique.
• Plus the Forbidden City in 3D, Great Wall hiking tips, guide to local cuisine and full-colour maps.
Coverage includes: Plan Your Trip, Neighbourhoods at a Glance, Forbidden City & Dōngchéng Central, Drum Tower & Dōngchéng North, Temple of Heaven Park & Dōngchéng South, Běihǎi Park & Xīchéng North, Dashilar & Xīchéng South, Sānlǐtún & Cháoyáng, Summer Palace & Hǎidiàn, Day Trips from Běijīng, Sleeping, Understand Běijīng and Survival Guide.