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SHAANXI
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SHANGHAI
PAGES 182201
JIANGSU & ANHUI
PAGES 202237
ZHEJIANG & JIANGXI
PAGES 238257
HUNAN & HUBEI
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FUJIAN
PAGES 284293
GUANGDONG & HAINAN
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HONG KONG & MACAU
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SICHUAN & CHONGQING


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YUNNAN
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GUIZHOU & GUANGXI
PAGES 396425
LIAONING, JILIN & HEILONGJIANG
PAGES 436455
INNER MONGOLIA & NINGXIA
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XINJIANG
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J IANGXI Pages 258273
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G UIZHOU & S ICHUAN & H ONG K ONG


G UANGXI C HONGQING Y UNNAN & M ACAU
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B EIJING
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L IAONING , J ILIN ,
& H EILONGJIANG
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Harbin & S HANXI
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E Y E W I T N E S S T R AV E L G U I D E S

CHINA
E Y E W I T N E S S T R AV E L G U I D E S

CHINA
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T HE S OUTH
INTRODUCING THE
SOUTH 276
Dramatic karst hills in the town of Guilin, Guangxi
FUJIAN 284
GUANGDONG &
I NNER M ONGOLIA WHERE TO EAT 574
HAINAN 294 & THE SILK ROADS
SHOPS & MARKETS 598
HONG KONG & MACAU INTRODUCING INNER
306 MONGOLIA & THE SILK ENTERTAINMENT 602
ROADS 458
SPORTS & SPECIALIST
INNER MONGOLIA & HOLIDAYS 604
NINGXIA 466
S URVIVAL G UIDE
GANSU & QINGHAI 478
PRACTICAL
XINJIANG 502 INFORMATION 610
T IBET TRAVEL INFORMATION 624
INTRODUCING TIBET 518 GENERAL INDEX 634
Pailou, a decorative gate, leading
TIBET 526 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 662
to Gao Miao in Zhongwei, Ningxia

T RAVELERS GLOSSARY 666


T HE S OUTHWEST N EEDS
PHRASE BOOK 668
INTRODUCING THE WHERE TO STAY 550
SOUTHWEST 340
SICHUAN & Fengxian Si, the largest of the
Buddhist Longmen Caves, Henan
CHONGQING 348
YUNNAN 372
GUIZHOU & GUANGXI
396

T HE N ORTHEAST
INTRODUCING THE
NORTHEAST 428
LIAONING, JILIN, &
HEILONGJIANG 436
6 H O W T O U S E T H I S G U I D E

HOW TO USE THIS GUIDE


travel into area chapters that cover from one

T
HIS DORLING KINDERSLEY
guide helps you to get the most to three provinces each. Here you will
from your visit to China, provid- find descriptions of the most important
ing expert recommendations as well sights with maps, pictures, and illus-
as detailed practical information. The trations. Hotel and restaurant recom-
opening chapter Introducing China mendations can be found in Travelers
maps the country and and sets it in its Needs. The Survival Guide contains
historical and cultural context. Each of practical information on everything
the seven regional sections is divided from transport to personal safety.
276 T H E S O U T H I N T R O D U C I N G T H E S O U T H 277

1 At a Glance The South at a Glance


WUYI SHAN Shanghai
NCOMPASSING THE PROVINCES of Fujian,
E Guangdong, Hainan Island as well as Macau Nanchang

A map-based feature and Hong Kong, the South is Chinas most


familiar region, mainly because of the millions of
immigrants from the area who moved overseas,
and took their cooking and traditions with them. J i an
Min

introduces each of the seven Yet, with the exception of Hong Kong and

g
Guangzhou, the area rarely features on the FUZHOU
average itinerary. There is much to enjoy, how-

ever, from the ancient Ming city of Chaozhou

regional sections, giving an and Wuyi Shans superb scenery, to the historic
ports of Quanzhou, Xiamen, and Shantou along

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LONGYAN

QUANZHOU

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Getting Around gives


HONG
KONG

GUANGDONG
& HAINAN

a brief description of YANGJIANG MACAU


HONG KONG
& MACAU
5
Nanning 32

long-distance transport
ZHANJIANG G ETTING A ROUND
The main airport hubs are at Hong

in the region. 0 km 100 Kong and Guangzhou. Hong Kong


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offers connections to destinations all K EY


0 miles 100 over the world, while Guangzhou
XUWEN has direct flights to cities throughout National highway

HAIKOU
China and Asia. Xiamen, Fuzhou, Major road
and Haikou also have airports with
DONGJIAO several domestic flights. Trains, Minor road
YELIN

some air conditioned, link the major Mountain
towns, with the exception of
74 B E I J I N G & T H E N O R T H I N T R O D U C I N G B E I J I N G & T H E N O R T H 75 Hainan. The extensive bus network
offers varying degrees of comfort
S EE A LSO
DONGFANG depending on the destination. There
(BASUO) is a frequent ferry service, particu- Where to Stay ppxxxxxx
Beijing Opera M USICAL INSTRUMENTS
HAINAN larly between Hong Kong, Macau,
and various mainland ports.
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NE AMONG MANY hundreds of local Despite the obvious visual elements of Beijing
O operas across China, Beijing Opera
began in the Qing dynasty. It is said that
opera, the Chinese say that they go to listen to
opera not to see it. The importance of the musical
SANYA

Emperor Qianlong (r.173696), on a tour elements should not therefore be underestimated.


Typically six or seven instrumentalists accompany
of the south, was rather taken by the the Opera. The stringed instruments usually
operas of Anhui and Hebei and brought include the erhu or Chinese two-stringed violin, Gong
Souvenir
these troupes back to Beijing where a sanxian or three-stringed lute, and moon guitar, or
mask
new form of opera was established. The possibly pipa (traditional lute). The main function of
Guanxu emperor and Empress Cixi were these is to accompany the singing. Percussion instruments
also keen devotees and helped develop the art form.
Beijing Opera has proved remarkably resilient, surviving
the persecution of actors and the banning of most of Emperor Qianlong, credited
with starting Beijing Opera
include clappers, gongs and drums. These are used
largely to punctuate the action: movement and sound
are intimately linked. Wind instruments also sometimes
feature, such as the Chinese horn, flute and suona. Suona Pipa Erhu
Locator maps show the
the plays during the Cultural Revolution (196676).

B EIJING O PERA
Visually stunning and with a distinct
color-coded chapter divi-
musical style, the plays are based on
Chinese history and literature. Beijing
Opera is a form of total theatre
sions within the section.
with singing, speech, mime, acrobatics
and symbolic visual effects.

Monkey is one of
the favourite
characters clever
resourceful and
Mei Lanfang was the foremost
interpreter of the female role type or
dan during the operas heyday in the
1920s and 1930s. Traditionally all
female roles were played by male
actors, although that has now changed.

T HE FOUR MAIN ROLES


2 Regional Feature
Each regional introduction
highlights aspects of the areas
brave. He appears There are four main role types in
in Chinese classic
literature (see pxxx).
Beijing opera, the sheng (male) and
dan (female) roles have naturalistic
make-up. The jing or
painted faces, in contrast,
culture, history, geography, and
have stylized patterned,

cuisine. Fascinating features are


Chou: with a
Painted faces symbolize the Sheng: these may be coloured faces, while the
white patch on
young or old, with
individual characters qualities.
beard or without.
his face, the chou chou are comic characters.
Regarding the colors, red, for is usually dim
example, represents loyalty Dan: there are but amusing.
and courage; purple, solemnity
and a sense of justice; green,
bravery and irascibility.
six parts within
this role from
virtuous girl to
old woman.
sprinkled throughout the area
chapters as well.
The acrobatics of Beijing opera
Riding a horse is combine movements of graceful
represented by raising a gymnastics and martial arts. Training
tasselled horsewhip. Other is notoriously hard. The costumes are
actions and movement on designed to make the jumps seem more
the stage are similarly spectacular by billowing out as they spin. Jing: the most striking
stylized rather than realistic. looking they also have the B E I J I N G & T H E N O R T H 121
most forceful personality.

HEBEI, TIANJIN & SHANXI


ITH ITS NORTHERN borders once a buffer zone against

W adjoining Inner Mongolia


and the western tip of
erstwhile Manchuria, Hebei HEBEI
TIANJIN
the hostile Mongol and
Turkic tribes. It is
largely a mountainous
divides into a long southern plateau, heavily
plateau and a mountainous SHANXI industrialized, with
north, dotted with frag- the Yellow River

3 Chapter Introduction ments of the Great Wall. (Huang He) flowing the
Despite these barriers, the length of its western border.
Manchu army stormed the Leaving Beijing, most visitors
Shanhaiguan Pass in 1644 to impose first explore Chengde, with its impe-

Each chapter is coded a dif- 250 years of foreign rule on the rial park and temple architecture, or
Chinese. Hebei borders Shanxi to the the celebrated Buddhist carvings at
west and envelops the wealthy conur- Yungang, outside Datong. Other key
bations of Beijing and Tianjin the sights include the magnificent
ferent color. For easy reference, provinces former capital and a Hanging Temple clinging to a cliff
repository of foreign concession era face, Wutai Shan, one of Chinas four
architecture. Shanxi (West of the sacred Buddhist mountains, and the

all sights in the area are num- Mountains), its northern edge charming Ming and Qing architecture
protected by the Great Wall, was in the walled town of Pingyao.

S IGHTS AT A G LANCE
bered and plotted on a map. Towns & Cities
Beidaihe 2
Chengde 1
Areas of Natural Beauty
Wutai Shan 9
Yungang Caves 7
Historic Sites
Qiao Jia Dayuan e

The black bullet numbers also Datong 6


Pingyao q
Shanhaiguan 3
Shijiazhuang 5
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Nangong 308 k International airport
Xingtai
Jiexiu

~ Domestic airport
207

Qinxian
209

Weixian

passenger rail routes,


Handan
National highway
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Linfen Changzhi Anyang
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H O W T O U S E T H I S G U I D E 7
438 THE NORTHEAST LIAONING, JILIN & HEILONGJIANG 439

Shenyang 1 feature of the eastern section,


fronted by pillars emblazoned
V ISITORS C HECKLIST

4 Town Map
with sinuous dragons. It was xx miles (xx km) NE of Beijing. *
APITAL OF LIAONING PROVINCE and the here that Shunzhi (Aisin
C largest city in the Northeast, Shenyang
may lack the panache of Dalian, but it
Gioro Fulin) was crowned as
the first Qing emperor, before
4,000,000. ~ Shenyang Airport.
South Train Station, North Train
Station. c South Bus Station,

Within each chapter, impor-


serves as an important transport and indus- he conquered China in 1644. Express Bus Station, CAAC (buses
In front of the hall stand the to airport). n 113 Huanghe Nan
trial hub at the heart of the province. Of Ten King Pavilions, once used Dajie, (024) 8612 2445.
strategic importance in the state of Yan as offices by the chieftains of
during the Warring State period (475221 the Eight Banners the

tant towns and cities are describ-


Mao statue
xxx xx xxxx
BC), the town was first called Shenyang Manchu system of land and P East Tomb
during the Mongol Yuan dynasty, before hereditary divisions. The 3 miles (5 km) E of Shenyang. # daily.
rising to prominence as the first Manchu capital in 1625, palace is currently undergoing & ^ interiors.
when it was known as Mukden and was chosen as the restoration in a bid to secure The impressive East Tomb

ed in detail, and numerous sights


setting for Chinas second Forbidden City the Imperial a position as a UNESCO (Dong Ling), the final resting
World Heritage Site, and some North Tombs ornate west wall and gateway place of Nurhachi and his
halls that are usually open wife Yehenala, was completed
may be closed. P North Tomb side of the gate, the in 1651. Arranged attractively
12 Taishan Lu, Beiling Park (Beiling easternmost pavilion on the slopes of Mount
P Mao Statue
Zhongshan Square.
The statue of Mao Zedong
situated in Zhongshan Square
Gongyuan), North Shenyang.
# daily. & ^ interiors.
The huge Beiling Park houses
the tomb of Huangtaiji (1592
was used as a dressing
room for visiting
emperors, while the
westernmost was the
Tianzhu near the Hun
River, the three-storied
tomb has a flight of 108
steps leading to its main
recommended. A Visitors Check-
list gives practical information
in downtown Shenyang stands 1643), the son of Nurhachi, site for sacrificing ani- gate. The number 108 is
as a reminder of a vanished and his wife, Empress Borjijit. mals. A spirit way sacred to the
era. Mao statues tower over One of the largest and best- (shendao), lined Chinese; in the Taoist
public squares across China, preserved of Chinas imperial with animal statues, celestial order, 108
including such far-flung out- mausoleums, the North Tomb leads to the Hall represents the 36
posts as Lijiang (see pp390
91) in Yunnan and Kashgar
(see pp51011) in Xinjiang,
but this example is perhaps
(Bei Ling) was built in 1643,
the year of the emperors
death. The layout of the com-
plex is typical of imperial
of Eminent Favor
(Lingen Dian). Right

tree-covered imperial North Tomb


stars of heaven
and the 72 stars of hell.
behind the hall lie the Mythical animal, The number is also
sacred to Buddhists,
and a handy map locates the
main sights and transport hubs.
the most histrionic, depicting Chinese tombs (see pxxx), and burial mounds, for- reflected in the 108
Maos giant monolithic figure is accessed through Zheng- mally called Zhao Ling beads on Buddhist rosaries
as a superman in an overcoat. hong Gate to the south. Of (the Luminous Tomb), and and the number of luohan
the pavilions lying on either an exquisite dragon screen. in certain Buddhist sects.
A throng of visitors outside the Dazheng Hall, Imperial Palace \ North Pagoda
Beita Jie. # daily. &
P Imperial Palace sections. The dominating Built in 1643, Bei Ta is the
171 Shenyang Lu. # daily. & feature of the central section only one of four temples and S HENYANG C ITY C ENTER

HUANGHE NAN D
^ interiors. is the Chongzheng Hall, pagodas situated on the city Imperial Palace 1 5

Visitors Checklist provides the


Second only in scale to the from where Huangtaiji boundaries, that exists in a Mao Statue 2

BEILING DAJI
Forbidden City in Beijing, the oversaw political affairs decent state of repair. North Pagoda 3 n
Imperial Palace is Shenyangs and received envoys The surviving features North Tomb 5
premier historical artifact, situ- from vassal lands and of the original pagoda
18 September Museum 4

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address, opening times, trans-
ated in what was the center border territories. In are the Great Hall and 4
of the old city. Its construc- the courtyard behind Falun Temple. The

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port information, and more.


(15591626), leader of the where the emperor and A
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Manchus. In 1644, Manchu his concubines resided, E 18 September 0 mile 1
troops breached the Great as well as the Phoenix Museum North
Train Station
Wall at Shanhaiguan (see Tower, the tallest 46 Wanghua Nanjie. # c Express
p128) and swarmed into structure in the daily. & ^ interiors. K EY Bus Station

China to establish the Qing grounds. In the The Jiuyiba Lishi Train station
dynasty. Serving as the western section, the Bowuguan com-
imperial residence of both Wensu Pavilion Wei Tuo Buddha, memorates the c Long distance bus station SHIFU DA LU SHIFU DA LU
East Tomb

Nurhachi and his son and heir formerly housed one North Pagoda occupation of n Tourist information 86 B E I J I N G & T H E N O R T H B E I J I N G 87
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Huangtaiji, the palace is com- of seven copies of Shenyang on Sept-
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Beijings Forbidden City in the Qing era, of which other museums with a similar North of Tianan Men Square.
HE

ORMING THE VERY HEART OF BEIJING, the pearls among clouds was
conceived by the Ming rulers.
The palace divides into three
only four sets survive. The
Dazheng Hall is the central
theme, some of the displays
can be rather gruesome. Shenyang
Airport
Forbidden City, officially known as the
Palace Museum (Gugong), is Chinas most
F reserved for the emperor.
Map 1 C5. (010) 513 2255.
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magnificent architectural complex. It was Hall of Preserving &=89-
Decorative wall Harmony www.dpm.org.cn
relief
completed in 1420 and the huge palace is
a compendium of imperial architecture Bronze cauldrons Gate of
and a lasting monument of dynastic China where 24 were filled with water Heavenly
emperors ruled for nearly 500 years. The symbolic center Chinese Lions in case of fire. Purity
of the Chinese universe, the palace was the exclusive Pairs of lions guard the
domain of the imperial court and dignitaries until the entrances of halls. The
A sight list corresponds to 1920s, before being fully opened to the public in 1949. male is portrayed with a
ball under his paw, while
the female has a lion cub.

the bullets on the map. Storehouses

Offices of
the imperial
secretariat.
. Golden Water
Five marble bridges, symbolizing the five

5 Major Sights
Hall of Middle
cardinal virtues of Confucianism, cross the Harmony received
Golden Water, which flows from west to east the emperor before
in a course designed to resemble the jade official ceremonies.
belt worn by officials.

Historic buildings are intricately O UTER C OURT


At the center of the

illustrated; museums have color- Forbidden City, the


Outer Court is easily
its most impressive
Imperial
part. Most of the

coded floor plans to help locate the


sundial
other buildings in
the complex were
there to service this
city within a city. . Hall of Supreme Harmony

best exhibits; and natural parks The largest hall in the palace, this was used
for major occasions such as the
enthronement of an emperor. Inside the
hall, the ornate throne sits beneath a

have maps with walking routes. Roof Guardians


An odd number of these
fabulously colored ceiling.

figures, all associated with D ESIGN BY N UMBERS


water, are supposed to protect The harmonious principle of Yin
the building from fire. and Yang is core to Chinese design.
As odd numbers represent yang (the

Stars indicate the features S TAR F EATURES


. Golden Water
preferred masculine element
associated with the emperor), the
numbers three, five, seven, and the
ultimate odd number nine, recur
Meridian Gate

that no visitor should miss. From the balcony the emperor


would review his armies and
perform ceremonies marking the
Gate of Supreme Harmony
Originally used for receiving visitors, the 78-ft
. Marble Carriageway

. Hall of Supreme
in architectural details. It is said that
the Forbidden City has 9,999 rooms
and as nine times nine is especially
fortunate, the doors for imperial use Palace door with a
start of a new calendar. (24-m) high, double-eaved hall was later used for Harmony usually contain 81 brass studs. lucky number of studs
banquets during the Qing dynasty (16441912).

80 B E I J I N G & T H E N O R T H B E I J I N G 81

Exploring Beijing S IGHTS AT A G LANCE


Historic Buildings, Sites & Summer Palace pp100102 j Temples, Churches &
OME OF BEIJINGS MOST significant sights can be seen
S in this map. At the core is the Forbidden City,
with Tiananmen Square and Qianmen to the south,
Neighborhoods
Ancient Observatory u
Tiananmen Square pp823 1
Yuanmingyuan k
Mosques
Confucius Temple w
Beijing Underground City 3 Cow Street Mosque a
and the shopping district of Wangfujing to its east. Chuandixia . Museums & Galleries Dongyue Miao r
North of the Forbidden City are the Drum and Bell
BEIJING
Dazhalang & Liulichang 4 Fayuan Temple s

6 Major City Map


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Gong belongs in a historic hutong quarter, the old Forbidden City pp869 6 Military Museum f Miaoying Temple White
alleyways that riddle the city. To the south, the Great Wall of China Dagoba g

Beijing, Hong Kong, and


L OCATOR M AP Southeast Corner
Temple of Heaven Park is a spectacular example pp106109 c Watchtower i South Cathedral 5
of Ming dynasty design. Beijings environs are dotted See Map pp7071
Mansion of Prince Gong 9 Tanzhe Temple n
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and the scenic Ming Tombs. Ming Tombs pp104105 x White Clouds Temple d

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, Tianjin 188 CENTRAL CHINA SHANGHAI 189

Nanjing Road 2 vibrant street market is


T HE O LD R ACECOURSE
patronized by locals and
specializes in ornamental fish, The Racecourse was the center of Shanghais social life in
Q Henan Zhong Lu (for Nanjing Dong
flowers, plants, stones, tea- the early-20th century, and its Race Club was one of the
Lu), Shimen Yi Lu (for Nanjing Xi Lu).
pots, birds, pet crickets, and most profitable corporations in China. It also had a swim-
other items for daily use. ming pool and a cricket pitch. After the communists came
UNNING WEST FROM the to power in 1949, the course became a symbol of Western
R Bund, Nanjing Road is 5 Muen Tang decadence, and was turned into a pretty park and a square,

Each chapter has color- considered to be Shanghais


foremost shopping street, des-
pite competition from areas
328 Xizang Zhong Lu. # daily. 5
daily services, see entrance for times.
F Shanghai Grand Theatre
that was used for political rallies and finally landscaped to
accommodate the Shanghai Museum. All that remains today
is its old grandstand clock on the west side of the park.
such as chic Huaihai Lu in the # 9am11am & 1pm4:30pm daily.

coded thumb tabs. See the French Concession. The street


is divided in two Nanjing
Dong Lu (East) runs from the
&8
( Fish & Flower Market
Jiangyin Lu. # daily.
Bund to just before Peoples

inside front cover for a Park, after which it becomes


Nanjing Xi Lu (West), a total
length of 6 miles (10 km).
Birds for sale at the Fish & Flower Market on Jiangyin Lu Shanghai
Museum 4
The shoppers paradise is numerous 1930s European- gossip, exercise, or simply

map plotting all chapters. along Nanjing Dong Lu, where style buildings, is perpetually
huge department stores vie
for space with small specialty
watch the world go by. The
busy. Farther west, Nanjing Xi park is ringed by gleaming
Lu, formerly known as new glass and metal sky- See pp19091.
shops. Theaters, cinemas, Bubbling Well Road after the scrapers. Facing it on its A view of Shanghais Old Racecourse before 1949
restaurants, beauty salons, well near Jingan Temple, is eastern side is Muen Tang,
and crowds of shoppers more upmarket and the Merciful Baptism Church
Pudong 5
complete the picture. less crowded with that was built in 1929 as the Zone, and has since become Museum. Pudong is also the

7
Before 1949, all the shoppers. It runs past American Baptist Church. An one of the largest building site of the Shanghai

Detailed Information major stores were


located here. One of
them, the Sun
Department Store is
the Pacific Hotel,
with its impressive
exterior and fine
inter-denominational survivor
of Chinas many revolutions,
it is open to all and foreign
plasterwork inside, nationals are welcome,
East bank of Huangpu. Q from
Renmin Square to Lujiazui. @ Renmin
Square. g Cross-River Ferry Terminal.
sites in the world, supposedly
housing a third of the worlds
large cranes. The transfor-
mation has been remarkable
Financial Centre which, at
1509 ft (460 m), will be the
worlds tallest building when
built. It is scheduled for com-

Along with practical infor- now the Shanghai


No.1 Department
Store, which
attracts 100,000
Statues on
Nanjing Road
and the rundown
Park Hotel, once
one of the citys
most fashionable
although the services are only
in Chinese. A little out of
character with the newer
buildings, the Great World
I N THE mid-20th century,
Pudong, facing the Bund on
the other side of Huangpu,
was the citys poorest quarter,
a forest of skyscrapers has
grown out of what was a run-
down backwater as invest-
ment poured into Shanghai.
pletion in 2005. The area is
also worth visiting for its views
across the river to the Bund.

customers every day with its hotels, as well as Chinas tal- Entertainment Centre is the a squalid huddle of slums and The 1,500 ft (457 m) Oriental P Oriental Pearl TV Tower

mation, each sight is described exotic window displays. As


window shopping is such a
popular pastime, the pedes-
trianized section of Nanjing
lest building when it was built wedding cake construction at
in 1934. Nanjing Xi Lu con-
tinues west past exclusive
the corner of Xizang Zhong
Lu and Yanan Dong Lu. It
housing developments, luxury was built in 1917 and offered
brothels that was also the
home of the notorious gang-
ster Du Yuesheng or Big-
Eared Du. In 1990, it acquired
Pearl TV Tower, offers
astounding, if expensive,
views across the city from
half way up, and houses the
1 Shiji Dadao. (021) 5879 8888.
# 8am9:30pm daily. &
E Shanghai History
Museum

and written in Chinese char- Dong Lu between Peoples


Park and the Bund, with its
shops, and hotels including
the Shanghai Centre (see
everything from a stuffed
whale to saucy peep shows
p200), a complex of designer and demonstrations of the
shops, restaurants, and houses latest imported lavatories. It is
the status of Special Economic interesting Shanghai History (021) 5879 3003. # 9am9pm.

clustered around the Portman now trying to recapture its

acters. The entries appear Hotel. Opposite is the Art past, and has a hall of mirrors
Museum, with a collection of and other fairground attrac-
contemporary Chinese art. tions, as well as a variety of
performances, from local

in the same order as the 3


opera to motor bike stunt
shows. The entrance fee per-
mits visitors to wander at will
and enjoy everything on offer.
Peoples Park &
Square
At the northwest corner of

numbering on the map at Nanjing Xi Lu. Q Renmin Park &


Renmin Square. # 7am6pm daily.
Peoples Square is the new
Shanghai Grand Theatre
(see p200), made almost
entirely of glass and topped

the beginning of the chapter. PPOSITE THE PARK HOTEL lies


the former Racecourse,
now occupied by the pleas-
antly landscaped Peoples
by a spectacular convex roof.
It is definitely worth a visit,
for a meal with a view or just
to look around, and tours are
O
Park (Renmin Gongyuan) in also available. For a change
the northern half, and Peoples of pace, visitors can try the
Square and Shanghai Museum Fish & Flower Market
The bustling, pedestrianized in the southern section. Most situated to the west of the
section of Nanjing Road people visit the park to walk, Shanghai Grand Theatre. This The space-age Oriental Pearl TV Tower in Pudong
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CHINA

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over 50 degrees of latitude and covering
S TRETCHING
3.7 million sq miles (9.6 million sq km) of land, the
Peoples Republic of China is one of the largest countries
in the world with over 20 per cent of the planets
population. It is bordered by 14 countries and
has a 12,400-mile (20,000-km) long Pacific
coastline. The capital, Beijing, with
over 14 million inhabitants,
is an autonomous
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municipality.

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cent of its terrain is high ground and sparsely inhabited
the southwestern plateau includes the worlds highest peak
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