Your holiday starts the moment you open the guide..."The best guide available. Packed to the brim with colour photos, maps and essential information." - Reader review. Capture the essence of these two fascinating cities, from Beijing's Great Wall and Forbidden City to Shanghai's Bund and the French Concession. This title features photos, illustrations, unique 3D models and birds-eye-view maps of all the major sites to ensure you don't miss a thing. Clue up on the basics, from the most comfortable places to stay (whatever your budget) to the best bars and restaurants. Discover where the locals go, enjoy relaxing entertainment, amazing sites and retail therapy, exciting sports, scenic walks, colourful festivals and more. It presents all that you need for an unforgettable trip. It is the winner of the Guardian & Observer 'Best Guide Books' and Wanderlust Magazine Silver Award for 'Top Guidebook'.