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Language: English
Format: 19.6 x 12.8 x 1.8 cm
Page: 414
Publication Date: 07/2017
ISBN: 9787520400114
Publisher: Sinomap Press
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Sichuan China is specially designed for foreigners traveling to Sichuan Province and it is written by many senior authors, such as Stephen Lioy, Dong Chidi, He Miaomiao, He Wangruo and Shen Mingdu, based on field research. The book covers new travel information, new ways to enjoy the well-known destinations and some new destinations. Unlike the previous editions, it is in bilingual Chinese and English, and provides detailed English introduction about food, entertainment and accommodation, English maps and English background information to help foreign tourists better enjoy Sichuan.
Table of Contents

PLAN YOUR TRIP

Welcome to Sichuan . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4

Sichuan Map . . . . . . . . . .6

Sichuan’s Top 13 . . . . .8

Need to Know . . . . . . . .22

What’s New . . . . . . . . .24

If You Like... . . . . . . . . .26

On the Cheap . . . . . . . 30

Month by Month . . . . . .32

Itineraries . . . . . . . . . . .36

Responsible Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

Eat like a Local . . . . . . 50

Preserve Folk Crafts . . . . . . . . . .56

 

ON THE ROAD

 

Chengdu & Around . . . . . . . . . . 61

Chengdu City . . . . . . 64

Around Chengdu . . . 88

Lu Ye Yuan Stone Carving Museum . . . 88

Dujiangyan Irrigation System . . . . . . . . . . . 88

Mount Qingcheng . . . 90

Anren Ancient Town . . . . . . 93

Pingle Ancient Town . . . . . . 95

Central Sichuan . . . . . . . . .103

ya’an . . . . . . . . . . . . 105

Mount Emei . . . . . . . 107

Le Shan Grand Buddha . . . . 113

Sanxingdui Museum . . . . . . . . . 116

Deyang Mianzhu New Year Picture Village . . . . .117

Mianyang . . . . . . . . 118

Langzhong . . . . . . . 119

Aba Prefecture . . .129

Jiuzhaigou-Huanglong Circle . . . 131

Jiuzhaigou . . . . . . . 131

Huanglong . . . . . . . 139

Chuanzhusi . . . . . . . 140

Songpan . . . . . . . . . 141

Mouni Valley . . . . . . 145

Wenchuan to Barkam . . . . . . . . . . 146

Relics from 2008 Sichuan Earthquake . . . . . . . 146

Qiang villages around Wenchuan and Lixian. . . . . . . . . . . . 146

Bipeng Valley . . . . . 147

Miyaluo . . . . . . . . . . 148

North Aba . . . . . . . . 149

Langmusi . . . . . . . . 149

Flower Lake . . . . . . . 153

Zoigê . . . . . . . . . . . . 153

 

Sichuan-Tibet Highway (Southern Route) . . . . . . . . . 157

Kangding . . . . . . . . . 160

Tagong . . . . . . . . . . 165

Mount Konggar(Mount Gongga) . . . 167

Litang . . . . . . . . . . . 175

Batang. . . . . . . . . . . 178

Daocheng . . . . . . . . 179

Yading . . . . . . . . . . . 182

Xiangcheng . . . . . . . 185

Dêrong . . . . . . . . . . 186

 

Sichuan-Tibet Highway (Northern Route) . . . . . . . . . . 193

Danba . . . . . . . . . . . 202

Pamai . . . . . . . . . . . 204

Garzê . . . . . . . . . . . . 206

Dêgê . . . . . . . . . . . . 210

Mani . . . . . . . . . . . . 213

Sêrxü . . . . . . . . . . . . 215

 

Liangshan Prefecture . . . . . . .221

Xichang . . . . . . . . . . 223

Lugu Lake . . . . . . . . 229

Muli . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235

Meigu . . . . . . . . . . . 240

Butuo . . . . . . . . . .240

 

Understand SICHUAN

 

People of Sichuan . . . . . 250

Ethnic Minorities . . . . . . 252

Face-off and Flame Spewing . . . . . . . . 256

Sichuan Cuisine . . . . . . . 258

Teahouse Culture . . . . . 264

 

SURVIVAL GUIDE

 

Directory A-Z . . . . . . . . . 268

Transport . . . . . . . . . . . . 280

Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287

Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296

Index. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .412

Map Legend . . . . . . . . . . .415

 


 
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