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Beijing Guide Books, China

Being a tourist in Beijing might prove to be quite difficult. Travelgrove is trying to help you out with a long list of Beijing Guide Books. We have collected the best Guide Books for Beijing that contain all the information you as a traveler may need to get around and find the best places. You will learn the do’s and don’ts from real people and you can put all their knowledge into your pocket. Browse and get the guide book you like the most. Enjoy the exploration!


DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Beijing & Shanghai

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Beijing & Shanghai

Author: DK
Price: $23.00
Binding: Flexibound
Description: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Beijing and Shanghai is your in-depth guide to the very best of these two metropolitan cities.Take in the major sights, from the breathtaking Great Wall of China to the imperial splendor of the Forbidden City; go on a canal cruise for your chance to contrast the old and new sides of Shanghai; or simply wander the cities' seemingly endless markets.Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Beijing and Shanghai   ? Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
   ? Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
   ? Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
   ? Free color pull-out map (print edition) marked with sights, a selected sight and street index, public transit map, practical information on getting around, and a distance chart for measuring walking distances.
   ? Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
   ? Area maps marked with sights and restaurants.
   ? Detailed city maps include street finder index for easy navigation.
   ? Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
   ? Suggested day trips and itineraries to explore beyond the city.
   ? Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.
With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Beijing and Shanghai truly shows you these cities as no one else can.Recommended: For a pocket guidebook to Beijing, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Beijing, which is packed with dozens of top 10 lists, ensuring you make the most of your time in the city.Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.
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Lonely Planet Beijing (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Beijing (Travel Guide)

Author: Lonely Planet, Daniel McCrohan, David Eimer
Price: $22.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Beijing is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the enchanting hutongs, gaze in awe on the Forbidden City, or hike the Great Wall of China, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Beijing and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Beijing Travel Guide: Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, architecture, food Free, convenient pull-out Beijing map (included in print version), plus over 29 colour maps Covers Forbidden City area, Dongcheng, Chaoyang, Sanlitun, the Great Wall, Ming Tombs, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Beijing, our most comprehensive guide to Beijing, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking for just the highlights of Beijing? Check out Pocket Beijing, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's China guide for a comprehensive look at all the China has to offer, or Discover China, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Daniel McCrohan and David Eimer. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. [more]
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Lonely Planet China (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet China (Travel Guide)

Author: Lonely Planet, Damian Harper, Piera Chen, Min Dai, David Eimer, Tienlon Ho, Robert Kelly, Shawn Low, Emily Matchar, Daniel McCrohan
Price: $34.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet China is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get lost in the dynastic grandeur of Beijing's Forbidden City, hike along the Great Wall, or take in Shanghai's neon lights from the Bund; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of China and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet China Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, religion, cinema, calligraphy, architecture, martial arts, landscapes, cuisine, and more Free, convenient pull-out Beijing map (included in print version) Over 190 maps Covers Beijing, Tianjin, Shandong, Shanghai, Fujian, Jiangsu, Liaoning, Zhejiang, Jilin, Shanxi, Anhui, Jiangxi, Hunan, Hong Kong, Macau, Guangdong, Hainan, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, Tibet and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet China, our most comprehensive guide to China, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking for a guide focused on Beijing, Shanghai or Hong Kong? Check out Lonely Planet's Beijing guide, Shanghai guide or Hong Kong guide for a comprehensive look at all these cities have to offer; Discover China, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions; or Pocket Hong Kong, Pocket Beijing or Pocket Shanghai, handy-sized guides focused on the can't-miss sights for quick trips. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Chung Wah Chow, Megan Eaves, David Eimer, Tienlon Ho, Robert Kelly, Shawn Low, Emily Matchar, Bradley Mayhew, Daniel McCrohan, Dai Min and Phillip Tang. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. [more]
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Fodor's China (Full-color Travel Guide)

Fodor's China (Full-color Travel Guide)

Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
Price: $29.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

China is a trip-of-a-lifetime adventure for travelers in search of cutting-edge art and culture, rugged natural beauty, and cultural diversity. In full-color and with helpful magazine-style illustrated features, Fodor's China shows off the splendor of the country's historical treasures, vibrant culinary culture, and its colorful ethnic minorities like no other guide.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what?s off the beaten path
· In-depth breakout features on Forbidden City, the Great Wall, and spirituality in China
· Coverage of Beijing, Shanghai, Eastern China, Hong Kong, Pearl River Delta, The Southwest, Sichuan and Chongqing, The Silk Road, Tibet

Planning to focus your trip? Check out Fodor's travel guides to Beijing and Hong Kong.
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China: Where To Go, What To See - A China Travel Guide (China,Shanghai,Beijing,Xian,Peking,Guilin,Hong Kong) (Volume 1)

China: Where To Go, What To See - A China Travel Guide (China,Shanghai,Beijing,Xian,Peking,Guilin,Hong Kong) (Volume 1)

Author: Worldwide Travellers
Price: $16.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: Worldwide Travellers Present:
China - The Ultimate Travel Guide ? Are you looking to visit a country you've never been to ? ? Have you already booked your trip and you're now curious what to expect ? ? Maybe a friend loved the trip and you want to have the same great experience now... Either Way, We Got You Covered ! In This Single Guide, You Will Find All The Information You'll Need What This Guide Covers: Major CitiesTraditionsSightsMust-Do ActivitiesHotelsRestaurantsand so much more ![more]
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Lonely Planet Pocket Beijing (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Pocket Beijing (Travel Guide)

Author: Lonely Planet, David Eimer
Price: $13.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Pocket Beijing is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sample the city's most famous dish, Peking Duck; wander the ancient alleys known as hutong; and explore the world's largest palace complex at the Forbidden City; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Beijing and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Beijing: Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Free, convenient pull-out Beijing map (included in print version), plus more than 15 colour neighbourhood maps User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time Covers the Forbidden City & Dongcheng North, the Summer Palace& Haidian, Beihai Park & Xicheng, South Chaoyang, and the Temple of Heaven Park & Dongcheng South. The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Beijing, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience. Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Beijing's neighbourhoods? Check out our Lonely Planet Beijing guide. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet China or Discover China guide for a comprehensive look at all China has to offer. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. [more]
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Top 10 Beijing (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

Top 10 Beijing (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

Author: Andrew Humphreys
Price: $14.00
Binding: Paperback
Description: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Beijing is your pocket guide to the very best of the city of Beijing. Packed with culture and activities for travelers to enjoy, our Top 10 Travel Guide to Beijing has insider tips and travel ideas for any budget. Check out the best temples, churches, and mosques in Beijing, experience the highlights of the Great Wall, or visit great shopping districts and markets. Whether you're looking for peaceful parks and gardens, fascinating festivals and events, or the best restaurants and liveliest bars and hotels, we have you covered in your comprehensive guide to traveling in Beijing. Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Beijing True to its name, this Top 10 guidebook covers all major sights and attractions in easy-to-use "top 10" lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you. "Don't miss" destination highlights. Things to do and places to eat, drink, and shop by area. Free, color pull-out map (print edition), plus maps and photographs throughout. Walking tours and day-trip itineraries. Traveler tips and recommendations. Local drink and dining specialties to try. Museums, festivals, outdoor activities. Creative and quirky best-of lists and more. The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Beijing Recommended: For an in-depth guidebook to China, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: China, which offers the most complete cultural coverage of the China; 3-D cross-section illustrations of major sights and attractions; thousands of photographs, illustrations, and maps; and more.[more]
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Best of Beijing

Best of Beijing

Author: Wanderlust Pocket Guides
Price: $7.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: Your All-In-One Travel Guide to Beijing's Absolute BEST Best of Beijing: Your #1 Itinerary Planner for What to See, Do, and Eat, gives you all the information you need to know about China?s ancient and modern capital of Beijing. From historic sights like the sprawling Forbidden City, to the epitome of modern Chinese youth culture like 798 Art District, plus the Great Wall and other destinations around Beijing you?ll want to visit, depending on what most interests you. There is so much to choose from for everyone - history lovers, nature lover, nightlife enthusiasts, or visitors who just want to spend all their time eating authentic Chinese food! Inside Best of Beijing: Your #1 Itinerary Planner for What to See, Do, and Eat: - Detailed information on Beijing?s must-see sights - Once-in-a-lifetime authentic Chinese experiences - The best Chinese food that even locals love - Other top destinations for food lovers, history and culture buffs, outdoorsy travelers, and off-the-beaten paths visitors - Customizable itineraries based on your interest and length of stay - Practical advice, like embassies, currency exchange, and survival Chinese phrases, for visiting China Best of Beijing: Your #1 Itinerary Planner for What to See, Do, and Eat, is truly the only travel guide anyone needs to plan a trip to this ancient capital![more]
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Frommer's EasyGuide to Beijing, Xian and Shanghai (Easy Guides)

Frommer's EasyGuide to Beijing, Xian and Shanghai (Easy Guides)

Author: Graham Bond
Price: $14.95
Binding: Paperback
Description: Known for years as the sleeping giant of tourism, China has now awakened with a roar, attracting 120 million inbound tourists each year (including two and a half million Americans), and accounting for increasing sales of guidebooks to its three major attractions: Beijing, Xian and Shanghai. Our author of this 288-page guide to those three primary cities--Graham Bond--has lived in China for many years, is currently pursuing a doctorate in Chinese history, but continues to keep his touristic information up-to-date and rewarding through constant travels there. He is already the author of Frommer's Shanghai, a previously-published guidebook, and now cements his reputation as the nation's foremost authority on visits to China by American and other western travelers. The book is profusely illustrated with maps, and provides every detailed assistance on the mechanics of living in and touring China.
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