Trans-Siberian Railway - Beijing (PDF Chapter)
This is the Beijing chapter from Lonely Planet’s Trans-Siberian Railway guide-book.
For weary Trans-Siberian travellers, Beijing feels like the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. The 2008 Olympics transformed Beijing, and it brims with cuisine of every kind, daring modern architecture and a thriving arts scene.
- hike along the Great Wall, then bunk up for the night in a village guesthouse
- marvel at the splendour of the world’s largest palace complex, the Forbidden City
- watch the flag-raising ceremony at iconic Tian’anmén Square
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Around Beijing.
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