China - Jilin (Chapter)
This is the Jilin chapter from Lonely Planet’s China guidebook.
Jilin teases with the ancient and the modern, the artificial and the supernatural. Travellers tired of great walls and imperial facades can explore Japanese-influenced architecture on the trail of the puppet emperor Puyi and the ruins of an ancient Korean kingdom.
- visit China’s largest nature reserve, Changbai Shan, with its waterfalls, birch forests and, most of all, the aptly named Heaven Lake
- hit the slopes at Beidahu Ski Resort, one of China’s premier skiing spots
- explore the mysterious remains of the ancient Koguryo Kingdom in Ji’an, just across the Yalu River from North Korea
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Changbai Shan, Yanji, Ji’an, Beidahu Ski Resort, Changchun.