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                                                                          AL
A    bakh Hoja Mosque
  (Xiangfei Mu; Kashgar),
                                 Aqua Spirit (Hong Kong), 587
                                 Arch Angel Antiques (Hong
                                                                   Ba Jiao Lou Manzu
                                                                     Zhuangyuan, 132
                                   Kong), 582                      Bama, 15, 618–623




                                                                    RI
  323–324                        Artists’ Village (Chongqing),     Bamboo forests of,
Abercrombie & Kent, 51             724                               Yandangshan, 10
Aberdeen (Hong Kong), 558        Astana tombs, 305                 Bamboo Museum and Gardens




                                                             TE
     restaurants, 574            ATMs (automated teller              (Anji), 483
Academic Travel Abroad, 51         machines), 34–35, 63            Bamboo Temple (near
Accommodations                   Audubon Nature Odysseys,            Kunming), 653
     best, 15–16                   52–53                           Bangchui Dao, 177
     tips on, 59–62
                                                   MA
                                 Australia, traveling to China     Banna Rainforest Valley, 686
Acrobatics                         from, 32–33                     Banna Wild Elephant Valley,
     Beijing, 138                                                    686–687
     Shanghai, 470                                                 Banpo Bowuguan (Banpo
Adventure Center, 51
Aiding Hu (Lake Ayd Inkol),      B  ack Lakes, The (Shicha Hai;      Neolithic Village), 267
                                            D

                                   Beijing), 82                    Baoding Shan, 729, 730
  302–303                             accommodations around,       Bao Gong Muyuan (Hefei), 418
Air travel, 31–33, 53–54                                           Baohe Dian (Hall of Preserving
                                     TE


                                        97–98
Aitiga’er Qingzhen Si (Idkah          bars, 140                      Harmony; Beijing), 115
  Mosque; Kashgar), 324               restaurants, 106–108         Bao He Gongyuan (Hefei), 418
Ali (Shiquan He), 320                 walking tour, 124–127        Baohu Daxiongmao Ziran
                            GH



Altitude sickness, 39, 758       Ba Da Guan (Qingdao), 381           Zhongxin (Hetao Ping), 717
Amchog (A’muquhu), 286           Badaling, the Great               Baoli Dasha Guoji Juyuan (Poly
American Express, 35–36, 63        Wall at, 128                      Theater; Beijing), 139
     Beijing, 84                 Bagua Ting (Chengdu), 700         Bao Ta (Bao Pagoda; Yan’an),
     Guangzhou, 534–535          Bahama Mama’s (Hong Kong),          238–239
                      RI




     Hong Kong, 560                587                             Baotu Quan (Baotu Spring;
     Shanghai, 436               Bai Causeway (Bai Di;               Ji’nan), 360
Amnye Machen, 9, 775               Hangzhou), 476                  Baoyun Ge (Precious Clouds
              PY




Ancestor Worshiping Temple       Bai Chuan Tong (Pingyao), 242       Pavilion; Beijing), 119
  (Fengxian Si; Luoyang), 350    Baiju Si, 798                     Basha, 642
Ancient Han Tombs (Gumu          Bailin Si (Shijiazhuang),         Ba Xian (Eight Immortals),
  Bowuguan; Luoyang), 351                                            263–264
     CO




                                   155–156
Ancient Horse Relics Museum      Baima Si (White Horse Temple;     Ba Xian An (Temple of the
  (Zibo), 388                      Luoyang), 350                     Eight Immortals; Xi’an),
Ancient Observatory (Gu          Baimo Dong, 621–622                 263–264
  Guanxiang Tai; Beijing), 122   Bainiao Yan (Bainiao cave), 621   Beaches
Anhui Sheng Bowuguan (Anhui      Bai people, 658                        Beihai, 625
  Provincial Museum; Hefei),     Baisha, 616, 672–673                   Coloane, 597
  418                            Baishui Tai, 680                       Dalian, 177–178
Anji, 10, 482–485                Baita (Chowan), 775                    Hong Kong, 579, 581
Anyuan Miao (Temple of Dis-      Bai Ta (White Dagoba)                  Qingdao, 383–384
  tant Peace; Chengde), 146           Beijing, 121                      Sanya, 691
Aodayixike Qingzhensi                 Yangzhou, 406, 408           Bei Feng (North Peak), 274
  (Ordaisnki Mosque;             Baiyun Guan (Beijing), 120        Beihai, 623–626
  Kashgar), 324
                                                                                      INDEX       865

Bei Hai (North Sea;                 Bilian Feng (Yangshuo), 611         Cang Shan (Green Mountains),
  Beijing), 121                     Bingchuan Gongyuan, 673               663–664
Bei Hai Park (Bei Hai               Bing Dong, 209                      Cangyan Shan, 156
  Gongyuan; Beijing), 121           Bingling Si, 280–281                Capital Airport (Shoudu
Beihai Sunrise (Huang Shan),        Bingmayong (Terra-Cotta               Jichang; Beijing), 78
  423                                 Warriors), 266–267                Carpet Factory (Ditan Chang;
Beijing, 77–141                     Bingxue Gong (Ice and Snow            Khotan), 334–335
     accommodations, 87–100           Palace; Harbin), 199              The Carpet Factory
     banks, foreign exchange, and   Bingxue Jie (Ice and Snow             (Gyantse), 798
        ATMs, 84                      Festival; Harbin), 199            Carpet Factory of the People’s
     doctors and dentists, 84       Binhai Lu, 177                        Government (Urumqi), 313
     embassies and consulates,      Binyang San Dong (Three             Casa Museu da Taipa (Taipa
        84–85                         Binyang Caves; Luoyang),            House Museum), 597
     emergencies, 85                  349–350                           Catholic Church (Qingdao), 383
     exploring, 110–127             Bird-watching, tours, 52–53         Catholic Church (Tianzhu
     getting around, 83–84          Bishu Shanzhuang (Mountain            Jiaotang; Jilin City), 190
     Internet access, 85–86           Resort for Escaping the           Cat Street Galleries
     layout of, 81–82                 Heat; Chengde), 144                 (Hong Kong), 582
     maps and books, 86             Bita Hai (Bita Lake), 680           Causeway Bay (Hong Kong),
     neighborhoods, 82–83           Bixia Ci (Tai Shan), 367              558
     nightlife, 137–141             Black Dragon Pool (Heilong               accommodations, 566, 568
     parks and gardens, 121–122       Tan; Tai Shan), 367                    bars, 588
     pharmacies, 86                 Black Dragon Pool Park                   restaurants, 573
     restaurants, 100–110             (Li Jiang), 670                        shopping, 581
     shopping, 134–137              Black Mountains                     The Cavern (Hong Kong),
     side trips from, 127–134         (Hei Shan), 293                     587–588
     temples, mosques, and          Boat tours and cruises              C Club (Hong Kong), 586
        churches, 120–121                Dandong, 172                   CD Graveyard (Gou Wu Zhong
     tours, 127                          Er Hai Hu (Er Hai Lake), 665     Xing; Guangzhou), 536–537
     traveling to/from, 78–81            Guilin, 604                    CD Jazz Cafe (Sendi Jueshi;
     visa extensions, 86                 Li Jiang (Li River),             Beijing), 138
     visitor information, 81                607–608, 614                Celestial Master Cave
     weather forecasts, 86               Shanghai, 463–464                (Tianshi Dong), 715
     what’s new in, 1–2                  Three Gorges, 733–737          Cellphones, 45–46
Beijing Concert Hall (Beijing       Bodhisattva Manjusri                Centers for Disease Control
  Yinyue Ting), 139                   (Dazu), 731                         and Prevention, 38
Beijing Opera (Jingju), 137, 138,   Bouyi, 635                          Central District (Hong Kong),
  405, 470                          Bozikelike Qian Fo Dong               557
Beijing Railway Station (Beijing      (Bezeklik Thousand Buddha              accommodations, 565
  Zhan), 80–81                        Caves), 305–306                        nightlife, 587
Beijing Zhan (Beijing Railway       Bronze Hall (Tong Dian;                  restaurants, 571–573
  Station), 80–81                     Wutai Shan), 252                       shopping, 581
Beilin Bowuguan (Forest of          Budala Gong (Lhasa), 785–786        Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum
  Stelae; Xi’an), 264               Buddha Cave (Yueliang Shan),          (Mao Zhuxi Jinian Guan;
Bei Ling (Shenyang), 162–163          615                                 Beijing), 117
Bei Shan, 729, 731                  The Bund (Waitan;                   Chang Bai Shan, 9, 195–198
Bell Tower (near Kunming), 653        Shanghai), 433                    Changchun, 183–188
Bendiwan, 674                            sightseeing, 458–459           Changchun World Sculpture
Bezeklik Caves, 305                 Bus travel, 33, 56–57                 Park, 186
Bezeklik Thousand Buddha                                                Chang Lang (Long Corridor;
  Caves (Bozikelike Qian                                                  Beijing), 119
  Fo Dong), 305–306
Big Bamboo Sea (Anji), 484
                                    C   ai Family Residence
                                      (Minnan Jian Zhu Da Guan
                                                                        Changle Men (Shijiazhuang),
                                                                          155
Big Dragon Waterfall                  Yuan; Quanzhou), 507              Chang Ling (near Shen Dao),
  (Yandangshan), 492                Caiquan Fuli Teshu Xuexiao            130, 133
Bike China Adventures, 53             (Lhasa), 787–788                  Changsha, 745–751
Biking                              Calendar of events, 27–31           Chang Xi Ling, 133
     Beijing, 83                    California (Hong Kong), 587         Changyin Ge (Beijing), 116
     tours, 53
866    INDEX

Chan Long Pu Bu (Anji),        Chinese Medicine Museum         Crescent Moon Spring
  483–484                        (Hangzhou), 478                 (Dunhuang), 296, 298
Chaotian Gong (Nanjing),       Chinese New Year (Chun Jie;     Crime, 39–41
  396–397                        Spring Festival), 24, 27      Crystal mines, Tunchang, 689
Chaoyang Cave (Yandangshan),   Chinese opera                   Cui Hu (Kunming), 650
  492                              Hong Kong, 586              Cuisine
Chaoyang district (embassy         Shanghai, 470                   Huaiyang, 411
  areas; Beijing), 82          Chinese Tea Museum                  menu terms, 843–863
    accommodations, 94–97        (Longjing), 478               Cuiwei Yuan (Guiyang), 632
    restaurants, 102–106       Chiu Gompa, 805                 Culture Square (Wenhua
Chaoyang Juchang               Chogyel Drupuk (Lhasa), 786       Guangchang; Changchun),
  (Beijing), 138               Chong Ling, 133                   185–186
Chapel of St. Francis Xavier   Chongqing, 721–729              Currency and currency
  (Coloane), 597               Chongqing Zoo (Chongqing          exchange, 33–34
Chengde, 141–147                 Dongwuyuan), 724–725          Customs regulations, 63–64
Chengdu, 694–709               Chongwu, 508–509                Cypress of Loyalty
    accommodations, 703–705    Chunyang Gong (Taiyuan), 246      (Tai Shan), 365
    exploring, 699–703         Ciguang Ge (Huang Shan), 422
    getting around, 698        Cining Huayuan (Garden of
    nightlife, 708–709
    restaurants, 705–708
                                 Love and Tranquillity;
                                 Beijing), 111
                                                               D   abaoji Palace (Baisha),
                                                                672–673
    shopping, 703              Ciqikou (Chongqing), 725        Da Bei Lou, 133
    teahouses, 708             Circular Altar (Yuan Qiu;       Dacheng Dian (Hall of Great
    tours, 698–699               Beijing), 118                  Achievements; Qufu), 372
    traveling to, 695, 698     Climate, 25                     Da Ci’en Si (Temple of Great
    visa extensions, 699       Cloud Rock Pagoda                Goodwill; Xi’an), 265
Chenghuang Miao (Pingyao),       (Suzhou), 473                 Dadieshui Feilong Pu, 656
  242–243                      Club 97 (Hong Kong), 588        Da Donghai Beach (Sanya), 691
Chengkan, 429                  Coal Mine Tour (Jing Xia You;   Da Fo (Great Buddha;
Chengling Ta (Shijiazhuang),     near Datong), 219–220          Le Shan), 714
  155                          Coloane, 597                    Daguan Feng (Tai Shan), 367
Chengtian Temple and Ningxia   Communist Party, Site of the    Da Guan Lou (near
  Museum (Chengtian Si and       First National Congress of     Kunming), 654
  Ningxia Bowuguan;              the (Shanghai), 466–467       Da Guan Yuan (near
  Yinchuan), 234               Confucian Forest & Cemetery      Kunming), 654
Chen Lu Taoci Chang (near        (Kong Lin; Qufu), 374–375     Da Hong Men (Great Red
  Xi’an), 273                  Confucianism, 370, 371           Gate), 130
Cheung Chau, 581               Confucian Mansion (Kong Fu;     Da Hong Pao, 501–502
Cheung Chau Bun Festival         Qufu), 373–374                Dai Miao (Tai Shan), 365
  (Hong Kong), 29              Confucian Temple (Fuzi Miao;    Dai Minority Folk Customs Park
Chi Fu Lake, 623                 Nanjing), 396                  (Jinghong), 685
Children’s Park (Ertong        Confucian Temple (Wen Miao)     Dai people, 681–685
  Gongyuan; Harbin), 203           Harbin, 204–205             Daizong Fang (Tai Shan), 366
Chimpu Caves, 792–793              Shanghai, 464–465           Dalai Hu, 211
China Art (Hong Kong),             Tai Shan, 367               Dali, 8, 656–665
  582–583                          Taiyuan, 246                Dalian, 174–183
China National Tourist         Confucius, 370–371              Dalian International Fashion
  Office, 21                       Birthday, 31                 Festival (Dalian Guoji
China Navy Museum                  tomb (Qufu), 374             Fuzhuang Jie), 174
  (Qingdao), 381               Confucius Academy (Kongzi       Dalian Wax Museum (Laxiang
China Puppet Art Theater         Yanjiuyuan; Qufu), 375         Bowuguan), 178
  (Zhongguo Mu’ou Juyuan;      Confucius Temple (Kong Miao;    Da Long Qiu Jing Qu
  Beijing), 138                  Qufu), 372–373                 (Yandangshan), 492
China Silk Museum              Cong Jiang, 642–643             Da Ming Hu Gong Yuan (Da
  (Hangzhou), 478              Consulates                       Ming Hu Park; Ji’nan), 360
Chinese Arts and Crafts Ltd.       Chinese, 23                 Daming Si (Yangzhou), 409
  (Hong Kong), 583                 of other countries, 65      Dandong, 170–174
Chinese language, 807–842      Credit cards, 35
                                                                                 INDEX        867

Da Qingzhensi (Great Mosque;      Dong Dadian (Eastern Great       Eastern Qing Tombs,
  Xi’an), 264–265                   Hall; near Taihuai Village),     10, 131–132
Darchen (Dajin), 804–805            253–254                        Eastern Route (Dong Xian),
Datong, 214–220                   Dongfang Guangchang (Orien-        266–267
Dave’s Bar (Dalian), 182–183        tal Plaza; Beijing), 136       Echo Wall (Huiyin Bi;
Da Wang Feng, 499                 Dongfang Mingzhu Dianshi Ta        Beijing), 118
Da Xiangguo Si (Kaifeng), 354       (Oriental Pearl TV Tower;      Ecotourism/sustainable
Da Yan Ta (Great Goose              Shanghai), 467–468               tourism, 43–44
  Pagoda; Xi’an), 265             Dongguan Qingzhensi (Dong-       Eight Immortals (Ba Xian),
Da Yunhe (the Grand Canal),         guan Mosque; Xining), 763        263–264
  408                             Dong region and people,          Eight Outer Temples (Wai Ba
Dazang Longhua Si                   634–637, 641–645                 Miao; Chengde), 144
  (Beijing), 126                  Dong Ta (Wenzhou), 496           Eight Passes (Qingdao), 381
Da Zhao (Hohhot), 224             Dongtai Antiques Market          Elderhostel, 51
Dazhao Si (Lhasa), 784–785          (Dongtai Lu Guwan              Electricity, 65
Da Zheng Hall (Da Zheng Dian;       Shichang; Shanghai), 469       Eluosi Fengqing Jie (Russian
  Shenyang), 165–166              Dong Xian (Eastern Route),         Street; Dalian), 177
Dazhong Ting (Nanjing), 395         266–267                        Eluosi Taowa Guangchang
Da Zhu Hai (Anji), 484            Dongyue Miao (Beijing), 120        (Russian Matryoshka Dolls
Dazu (Dazu Buddhist Grottoes),    Doumu Gong (Tai Shan), 366         Plaza; Manzhouli), 211
  729–731                         Dounan Flower Market             Embassies and consulates, 65
Delaney’s (Hong Kong), 587          (near Kunming), 654            Emei Shan, 709–712
Dengfeng, 343–348                 Dou Nan Hua Hui Si Chang         Entry requirements, 22–24
Deng Jie (Lantern Festival), 28     (near Kunming), 654            Er Hai Hu (Er Hai Lake),
Dentists, 64                      Dragon Boat Festival, 29, 641      664–665
Destination (Mudidi;              Dragon Boat Races (Tuen Ng       Erlingsan Gaodi (203-Meter
  Beijing), 139                     Festival; Hong Kong), 29–30      Mountain), 178–179
Dian, Lake (Dian Chi), 654–655    Dragon Culture (Hong Kong),      Erqi Ta (Monument to the Feb-
Dian Chun Tang (Shanghai),          583                              ruary 7 Workers’ Uprising;
  459                             Dragon Gate Grottoes (Long-        Zhengzhou), 340
Diaolou, Kaiping, 538–540           men Shiku; Luoyang), 349       Ertong Gongyuan (Children’s
Diecai Shan (Guilin), 604         Dragon Light Pagoda                Park; Harbin), 203
Di’er Haishui Yuchang               (Wuxi), 413                    Escorted tours, 49–52
  (Qingdao), 383                  Dragon Palace Caves (Long-       European Health Insurance
Diliu Haishui Yuchang               gong Dong), 635                  Card (EHIC), 39
  (Qingdao), 383                  Dragon Pavilion Park (Long       Everest Base Camp, 9, 803
Ding Dong Ling tombs,               Ting Gongyuan; Kaifeng), 354   Exquisite Jade (Shanghai), 459
  131–132                         Dragon Well (Longjing), 478
Ding Ling, 131                    Drepung Monastery
Diping, 644–645
Disabilities, travelers with,
                                    (Lhasa), 784
                                  Driving rules, 64
                                                                   F  actory 798 (Qijiuba
                                                                     Gongchang; Beijing), 122
  41–42                           Drugstores, 65                   Families with children, 42–43
Disan Haishui Yuchang             Drum Tower (Gu Lou;                  suggested itinerary, 75–76
  (Qingdao), 383                    Beijing), 127                  Fangchuan, 192
Discrimination, 41                Dujianyan, 714–716               Fanghong Shengli Jinianta
Disneyland, Hong Kong, 580        Dunhuang, 8, 295–302               (Flood Control Monument;
Ditan Chang (Carpet Factory;      Dunhuang Exhibition                Harbin), 202
  Khotan), 334–335                  Centre, 298                    Fayuan Si (Source of Dharma
Diyi Haishui Yuchang              Dusk til Dawn (Hong Kong),         Temple; Beijing), 120
  (Qingdao), 383                    588                            Feilai Feng (Hangzhou),
Doctors, 64                       Duxiu Feng (Guilin), 604           477–478
Dongba Wenhua Bowuguan                                             Feilai Shi (Huang Shan), 423
  (Li Jiang), 669–670                                              Feng Cloud Cliffs (Yandang-
Dongbei Hu Linyuan (Siberian
  Tiger Park; Harbin), 203
                                  E  astern Axis (Beijing), 116
                                  Eastern Central China, 3, 19,
                                                                     shan), 492–493
                                                                   Fenghuang Shan (Phoenix Hill;
Dong Cheng District                 336–429                          Yan’an), 239
  (Beijing), 82                   Eastern Great Hall (Dong         Fengxian Si (Ancestor Worship-
     restaurants, 106–108           Dadian; near Taihuai             ing Temple; Luoyang), 350
                                    Village), 253–254              Festivals, best, 14
868     INDEX

First Beacon Tower (Wanli
  Changcheng Diyi Dun;
  Jiayu Guan), 292–293
                                  G   anden Monastery (Gandan
                                    Si), 791–792
                                                                    Gongtang Pagoda (Xia He), 286
                                                                    Gong Wang Fu (Prince Gong’s
                                                                      Mansion; Beijing), 123, 126
First Gate of Heaven              Ganden Sumtseling Gompa,          Gongyi Meishu Youxian Gongsi
  (Tai Shan), 366                   678–679                           (Jade Factory; Khotan), 331
Fisherman’s Wharf                 Gangdise, 804                     Gou Wu Zhong Xing (CD Grave-
  (Macau), 597                    Ganlanba (Menghan), 685–686         yard; Guangzhou), 536–537
Five Dragon Mountain              Gantong Si (Yingsheng Peak),      Grace Vineyard (Yi Yuan;
  (Wu Long Shan), 173               664                               Pingyao), 244
Five Pavilion Bridge              Gaochang (Karakhoja),             The Grand Canal (Da Yunhe),
  (Yangzhou), 406                   305, 306                          408
Five Pine Pavilion                Gaocheng Guanxing Tai (near       Grand View Tower (near
  (Tai Shan), 366                   Dengfeng), 346–347                Kunming), 654
Flagstaff House Museum of Tea     Gaodi Mosque (Kashgar), 323       Grape Valley (Putao Gou), 305
  Ware (Hong Kong), 578           Gaozeng, 643                      Great Buddha (Da Fo;
Flaming Mountains, 305            Garden of Love and Tranquillity     Le Shan), 714
Flood Control Monument              (Cining Huayuan;                Great Goose Pagoda (Da Yan
  (Fanghong Shengli Jinianta;       Beijing), 111                     Ta; Xi’an), 265
  Harbin), 202                    Garden of Rest (Yu Fei            Great Hall of the People
Flower Cap Mountain                 Yuan Qin), 132                    (Beijing), 117
  (Hua Gai Shan), 288             Gate of Heavenly Purity (Qian-    Great Mosque (Da Qingzhensi;
Flying Horse (Tong Ben Ma;          qing Men; Beijing), 115           Xi’an), 264–265
  Lanzhou), 280                   Gate of Martial Spirit (Shenwu    Great Mosque (Qingzhen Da Si;
Foguang Si (between Wutai           Men; Beijing), 116                Hohhot), 226
  Shan and Taiyuan), 253          Gate of Supreme Harmony           Great Red Gate (Da Hong
Foguang Si (Temple of Buddha’s      (Taihe Men; Beijing), 115         Men), 130
  Light; near Taihuai Village),   Gate to the Inner Apartments      The Great Wall, 127–130
  253–254                           (Qufu), 373                          Jiayu Guan, 290, 292–293
Folding Brocade Hill              Gay and lesbian travelers, 42     Great Wall Museum
  (Guilin), 604                        Beijing, 140                   (Jiayu Guan), 292
The Forbidden City (Gu Gong;      Gecko’s Adventures, 51            Green Lake (Kunming), 650
  Beijing), 110–111, 115–116      Ge’ermu (Golmud), 776–777         Green Lotus Peak
     accommodations near,         Gejia people, 639–640               (Yangshuo), 611
       87, 92–94                  Gele Hill (Chongqing), 725        Green Mountains (Cang Shan),
Forest of Lions Garden            Geming Jinianguan (Revolu-          663–664
  (Suzhou), 472                     tionary Memorial Hall/          Green Ram Monastery
Forest of Stelae (Beilin            Museum; Yan’an), 239              (Chengdu), 700–701
  Bowuguan; Xi’an), 264           Geming Lingxiu Shicha Jinian-     Guanghua Si (Beijing), 126
Forest of Stelae (Guilin), 605      guan (Harbin), 203              Guanghui Si (Shijiazhuang),
Forest of Stupas (Ta Lin), 345    Gemu Nushen Shan, 675               155
Formula One racing (Shanghai),    General Tours World               Guangzhou, 529–546, 591
  30, 468                           Traveler, 51                         accommodations, 542–543
French Cathedral (Weizhou         German Concession, old                 American Express, 534–535
  Dao), 626                         (Ji’nan), 360                        banks, currency exchange,
Friendship Border (Youyiguan),    Ge Yuan (Yangzhou), 408–409               and ATMs, 535
  628–629                         Giant Panda Protection                 consulates, 535
Friendship Store (Youyi             and Research Center                  exploring, 535–538
  Shangchang; Beijing), 136         (Hetao Ping), 717                    getting around, 534
Frommers.com, 44                  Giant Tian Tan Buddha                  Internet access, 535
Fuli, 615                           (Lantau), 580                        restaurants, 543–546
Furen Daxue (Furen University),   Glacier Park, 673                      traveling to, 529, 533
  Former Campus of, 124           The Goddess of Mercy Cave              visa extensions, 535
Fuyou Market (Shanghai), 470        (Yandangshan), 491                   visitor information, 534
Fuyu Lou (Yongding), 523          Golden Temple (near               Guangzhou Old Railway
Fuzi Miao (Confucian Temple;        Kunming), 653                     Station, 537
  Nanjing), 396                   Gold Pebble Beach (Jinshi Tan;    Guan Yao Bowuguan (Jingde
                                    Dalian), 178                      Zhen), 527
                                  Golmud (Ge’ermu), 776–777         Guanyin Dian, 133
                                                                                  INDEX        869

Guan Yin Dong (Yandangshan),     Hall for Viewing the Grand       Health concerns, 37–39
 491                              Rockery (Shanghai), 459         Health insurance, 37
Gucheng Zangjing Tang            Hall of Benevolence and          Heavenly Bridge (Tian Qiao;
 (Zhongdian), 679                 Longevity (Renshou Dian;          Simatai), 129
Gudai Jianzhu Bowuguan            Beijing), 119                   Heavenly Lake (Tian Chi), 315
 (Museum of Ancient Architec-    Hall of Celestial Kings          Heavenly Star Bridge Scenic
 ture; Beijing), 122–123          (near Taiyuan), 253               Area, 635
Gu’erbang Jie (Kurban Bairam),   Hall of Chaotic Origin           Heaven’s Well (Tian Jing), 274
 27–28                            (Chengdu), 701                  He Cangcheng, 300
Gu Gong (Imperial Palace;        Hall of Clocks (Zhongbiao        Hefei, 417–420
 Shenyang), 163                   Guan; Beijing), 116             Heilong Tan (Black Dragon
Gu Gong (The Forbidden City;     Hall of Great Achievements         Pool; Tai Shan), 367
 Beijing), 110–111, 115–116       (Qufu), 372                     Heilong Tan Gongyuan
Gu Guanxiang Tai (Ancient        Hall of Heavenly Gifts (Tian-      (Li Jiang), 670
 Observatory; Beijing), 122       huang Dian; Tai Shan), 365      Hei Shan (Black Mountains),
Guides, 50                       Hall of Heralding Spring           293
Guihai Beilin (Guilin), 605       (Shanghai), 459                 Heiwae Dao, 675
Guilin, 601–608                  Hall of Jade Magnificence        Henan Bowuguan (Henan
Guilin Wholesale Carving          (Shanghai), 459                   Provincial Museum;
 Market, 605                     Hall of Mental Cultivation         Zhengzhou), 340
Guiyang, 629–635                  (Yangxin Dian; Beijing), 116    Heping Daxiyuan (Changchun),
Guiyuan Buddhist Temple          Hall of Perfect Harmony            188
 (Wuhan), 738                     (Zhonghe Dian; Beijing), 115    Heping Fandian (Peace Hotel;
Guiyuan (Chan) Si (Wuhan), 738   Hall of Prayer for Good            Shanghai), 468
Gulang Yu, 515–519                Harvests (Qinian Dian;          Hetao Yuan, 674
Gulja (Yining), 332               Beijing), 118                   Hetian (Khotan), 329–335
Gu Lou (Drum Tower;              Hall of Preserving Harmony       He Yuan (Yangzhou), 409
 Beijing), 127                    (Baohe Dian; Beijing), 115      Hezuo, 283–284
Gu Lou (Nanjing), 394–395        Hall of Supreme Harmony          Hidden Dragon Falls (Anji),
Gumu Bowuguan (Ancient Han        (Taihe Dian; Beijing), 115        483–484
 Tombs; Luoyang), 351            Hall of the Great Buddha         Hiking
Guojia Bowuguan (National         (near Taiyuan), 252                 Emei Shan, 711
 Museum of China;                Hall of the Holy Mother              the Great Wall, 128–130
 Beijing), 123                    (Shengmu Dian; near                 Hong Kong, 579
Guo Men (Sino-Russian border      Taiyuan), 248                       around Tian Chi, 198
 crossing), 211                  Hall of Vairocana (Kunlu Dian;   The Historic Centre of
Guo Zi Jian (Beijing), 120        Shijiazhuang), 153                Macau, 597
Gurong Gongyuan, 614             Hammer Rock (Qingchui Feng;      Hohhot, 221–231
Gushan Dao (Hangzhou), 476        Chengde), 145–146               Holidays, 26–27
Gusu Yuan (Gusu Garden;          Hanas Lake, 315                  Hong Cun, 428
 Suzhou), 473                    Han Changcheng, 300              Hongfu Si (Guiyang), 632
Gyantse (Jiangzi), 797–799       Han dynasty ruins, 300           Hong Kong, 20, 551–597
Gyantse Dzong, 797–798           Hanging Temple (Xuankong Si;         accommodations, 62,
                                  near Datong), 219                      561–568
                                 Hangzhou, 475–479                    American Express, 560
H   aibao Ta/Bei Ta (Sea Trea-
 sure Pagoda/North Pagoda;
                                 Han Mu Bowuguan (Han
                                  Dynasty Tomb Museum;
                                                                      arriving in, 551, 554
                                                                      banks, currency exchange,
 Yinchuan), 234–235               Yangzhou), 409–410                     and ATMs, 560
Haijun Bowuguan (China Navy      Harbin, 199–208                      consulates, 560
 Museum; Qingdao), 381               accommodations, 205–206          currency and currency
Haikou, 687–689                      exploring, 202–205                  exchange, 34
Haikou Gongyuan (Haikou              getting around, 200              doctors and dentists, 560
 Park), 688                          nightlife, 208                   entering the mainland
Haiwai Jiaotong Shi Bowuguan         restaurants, 206–208                from, 24
 (Maritime Museum;                   traveling to, 199–200            exploring, 575–581
 Quanzhou), 506                      visa extensions, 202             festivals and special events,
Haizhu Square Wholesale Mar-     Harbin Architecture Arts                27–30
 ket (Guangzhou), 537             Center, 202                         getting around, 558–560
870      INDEX

Hong Kong (cont.)                   Huang He Youlan Qu (Yellow
    getting into town from the
       airport, 554
                                     River Tourist Zone), 340
                                    Huangjin Hai’an (Dalian), 178
                                                                     I AMAT (International Associa-
                                                                        tion for Medical Assistance
    holidays, 26–27                 Huanglong Dong (Huanglong           to Travelers), 38
    hospitals, 560                   Cave), 755                      Ice and Snow Festival (Bingxue
    Internet access, 561            Huangpu River (Huangpu Jiang)       Jie; Harbin), 31, 199
    layout of, 557                   cruises, 463–464                Idkah Mosque (Aitiga’er
    neighborhoods, 557–558          Huang Qiong Yu (Imperial Vault      Qingzhen Si; Kashgar), 324
    nightlife, 585–588               of Heaven; Beijing), 118        Imperial Garden (Yu Huayuan;
    organized tours and cultural    Huang Shan, 420–425                 Beijing), 116
       activities, 577              Huangshi Zhai, 755               Imperial Palace (Gu Gong;
    outdoor activities, 578–579     Huanxing Lou (Yongding), 523        Shenyang), 163, 165
    outlying islands, 579–581       Hua Shan, 273–275                Imperial Porcelain Museum
    pharmacies, 561                 Huashan Cliff Paintings             (Jingde Zhen), 527
    post offices, 561                (Huashan Bihua), 628            Imperial Street of the Song
    restaurants, 568–574            Huashi Lou (Hua Shi Villa;          Dynasty (Songdu Yujie;
    shopping, 581–585                Qingdao), 381                      Kaifeng), 354, 358–359
    a side trip to Macau, 588–597   Hua Ta (Shijiazhuang), 155       Imperial Vault of Heaven
    tipping, 69                     Huating Si, Xi Shan, 654            (Huang Qiong Yu;
    traveling to, 32                Huayan Si, Datong, 217              Beijing), 118
    traveling to and from the       Hubei Provincial Museum          Imperial Way (Beijing), 117
       mainland, 554–557             (Wuhan), 738, 740               The Inner Court (Beijing),
    visas, 23–24                    Huguang Guild House                 115–116
    visitor information, 557         (Huguang Huiguan                Inner Garden (Shanghai), 459
    what’s new in, 4                 Xilou; Beijing), 137            Inner Mongolia Museum
Hong Kong Chinese                   Huima Ling (Tai Shan), 366          (Neimenggu Bowuguan;
 Orchestra, 586                     Huiyin Bi (Echo Wall;               Hohhot), 225–226
Hong Kong Disneyland, 580            Beijing), 118                   Insurance, 36–37
Hong Kong Heritage Museum,          Huiyin Bi tomb, 132              International Association for
 575–576                            Huizhou architecture, 427           Medical Assistance to
Hong Kong International Film        Huizhou District (near              Travelers (IAMAT), 38
 Festival, 28–29                     Tunxi), 428                     International Fashion Festival
Hong Kong Museum of Art, 576        Huizhou Qu (Huizhou District;       (Dalian), 30–31
Hong Kong Museum of                  Tunxi), 429                     International Festival of Folk
 History, 576                       Huli Shan Paotai (Xiamen), 519      Songs and Folk Arts
Hong Kong Park, 578                 Hulunbei’er Caoyuan (Hulun          (Nanning), 31
Hong Kong Sevens Rugby               Buir Grasslands), 211–212       International Motorcycle
 Tournament, 28                     Hulun Buir Grasslands (Hulun-       Tourism Festival
Hong Kong Tourism Board, 21          bei’er Caoyuan), 10, 211–212       (Yinchuan), 30
Hong Men Gong (Tai Shan), 366       Humble Administrator’s Garden    International Shaolin Martial
Hongqiao Jimao Shichang              (Suzhou), 473                      Arts Festival (Song Shan), 30
 (Pearl Market; Beijing), 135       Hunan Sheng Bowuguan             Internet and e-mail access,
Hor Qu (Huo’er Qu), 805              (Hunan Provincial Museum;          46–48
Horse racing, Hong Kong, 579         Changsha), 748                  InTouch USA, 46
Hotels                              Hunyuan Dian (Chengdu), 701      Intrepid Travel, 51
    best, 15–16                     Huqingyutang Chinese             Iron Pagoda (Tie Ta;
    tips on, 59–62                   Medicine Museum                    Kaifeng), 357
Hot lines, 65                        (Hangzhou), 478                 Island of Small Seas
Huadiwan (Guangzhou), 538           Hu Qiu Shan (Suzhou), 473           (Hangzhou), 477
Hua Gai Shan (Flower Cap            Hu Shan Changcheng (Tiger        Itineraries, suggested, 70–76
 Mountain), 288                      Mountain Great Wall), 173       Ivan Bazaar (Kashgar), 324
Huaiyang cuisine, 411               Hutiao Shi (Tiger Leaping
Huajia Zhi Cun (Chongqing),          Stone), 674
 724
Huang Dao (Qingdao), 384
                                    Hutiao Xia (Tiger Leaping
                                     Gorge), 673–674
                                                                     J ade Buddha Temple
                                                                       (Shanghai), 465
Huangguoshu Pubu (Huang-            Hutong, Beijing, 123–124         Jade Dragon Bridge, 616
 guoshu Falls), 634–635             Huxin Ting Teahouse (Huxin       Jade Dragon River, 616
Huang He (Yellow River), 340         Ting Chashi; Shanghai), 467
                                                                                   INDEX       871

Jade Dragon Snow                   Jingshi Yu (Tai Shan), 366        Khotan Old and New Carpet
   Mountain, 673                   Jing Xia You (Coal Mine Tour;       Store, 331
Jade Factory (Gongyi Meishu           near Datong), 219–220          Kirti Gompa (Langmu Si), 288
   Youxian Gongsi; Khotan), 331    Jingyuan Si, 332                  Kizil Thousand Buddha Caves
Jade Gate (Yumen Guan), 300        Jinli Gu Jie (Chengdu), 700         (Kezi’er Qian Fo Dong;
Jade Market (Hong Kong), 584       Jin Mao Tower (Jin Mao Dasha;       Kuqa), 317
Jade Screen Peak (Huang               Shanghai), 467                 Klong Bar & Grill (Hong Kong),
   Shan), 422                      Jinquan Qianbi Bowuguan             588
Jamkhang Chenmo                       (Gulang Yu), 518               Kokonor, Lake, 764–765
   (Shigatse), 794                 Jinshanling, 129                  Kong Fu (Confucian Mansion;
Jatson School (Lhasa), 787–788     Jinsha Yizhi Bowuguan (Jinsha       Qufu), 373–374
Jewish Cultural Exhibit Center        Site Museum; Chengdu), 701     Kong Lin (Confucian Forest &
   (Youtai Wenhua Zhanlan-         Jinshi Tan (Gold Pebble Beach;      Cemetery; Qufu), 374–375
   guan; Kaifeng), 357                Dalian), 178                   Kong Miao (Beijing), 120
Jewish Synagogue (Youtai Xin       Jinuo Folk Custom Village (near   Kong Miao (Confucius Temple;
   Huitang; Harbin), 205              Mengyang), 686                   Qufu), 372
Jews                               Jinyang Stone Valley (Jinyang     Kongzi Yanjiuyuan (Confucius
      Harbin, 203, 205                Shi Long Island, north shore     Academy; Qufu), 375
      Kaifeng, 356                    of; Guiyang), 633              Kowloon (Hong Kong), 558
      Shanghai, 465–466            Jitang, 644                            accommodations, 562,
Jian Chi (Moganshan), 488          Jiulong Bi (Nine Dragon Screen;           564–565
Jianfeng Chi, 655                     Beijing), 116                       nightlife, 587
Jiangnan Gongyuan Lishi Chen-      Jiulong Bi (Nine Dragon Wall;          restaurants, 568–571
   lieguan (Nanjing), 396             Datong), 216                   Kowloon Park (Hong Kong),
Jiangxin Gu Yu (Wenzhou), 496      Jiuyiba Bowuguan (9.18              579
Jiangzi (Gyantse), 797–799            Museum; Shenyang), 166         Kuan/Zhaixiangzi (Chengdu),
Jian Zhen Memorial Hall            Jiuzhai Gou (Valley of Nine         700
   (Yangzhou), 409                    Villages), 9, 718–721          Kuiju Lou (Yongding), 523
Jiaohe (Yarkhoto), 305, 306        Jokhang Temple (Lhasa),           Kuiwen Ge (Worship of Litera-
Jiao Shan (Shanhaiguan), 149          784–785                          ture Pavilion; Qufu), 372
Jiaxiu Lou (Guiyang), 632          Jowo Rinpoche (Lhasa), 785        Kumbum (Xining), 763–764
Jiayu Guan, 289–295                Joyce Boutique (chainbn), 584     Kunlu Dian (Hall of Vairocana;
Jiayu Guan Fort (Jiayu Guan        Juanqin Zhai (Beijing), 111         Shijiazhuang), 153
   Chenglou), 290, 292             Juyongguan, the Great             Kunming, 645–656
Jiayu Guan Gate, 292                  Wall at, 129                        accommodations, 651
Jiayu Guan Gliding Base            Jyekundo Horse Festival, 30            consulates, 649
   (Huaxiang Jidi), 293                                                   exploring, 650
Jichang Yuan (Wuxi), 413                                                  getting around, 648
Jidu Jiaotang (Qingdao), 381
Jiegu Si (Jyekundo Gompa),
                                   K   aifeng, 353–359
                                   Kaifeng Museum (Kaifeng
                                                                          outdoor activities, 649
                                                                          restaurants, 652–653
   771                               Bowuguan), 354                       shopping, 651
Jietai Si (Temple of the Ordina-   Kailash, Mount (Gangdise), 804         traveling to, 645, 648
   tion Platform; Beijing),        Kaili, 635–640                         visa extensions, 650
   133, 134                        Kaiping, 538–541                  Kunming Lake (Beijing), 119
Jile Si (Temple of Bliss;          Kaiyuan Si (Shijiazhuang), 154    Kunming Shi Bowuguan (Kun-
   Harbin), 204                    Kaizhai Jie (Rozi Heyt or           ming City Museum), 650
Jilin City, 189–195                  Rouzi Jie), 31                  Kunning Gong (Palace of
Ji’nan, 359–362                    Kangmei Yuanchao Jinianguan         Earthly Tranquillity;
Jin Ci (Jin Temple; near             (Dandong), 173                    Beijing), 115–116
   Taiyuan), 248                   Karakhoja (Gaochang), 306         Kuqa (Kuche), 258, 316–319
Jin Dian (near Kunming), 653       Karakul Lake, 9                   Kuqa Bazaar, 317
Jing’an Si (Jing’an Temple;        Kashgar (Kashi), 319–327          Kuqa Grand Mosque (Kuche
   Shanghai), 464                  Kashgar Sunday Bazaar (Kashi        Da Si), 317
Jingde Zhen, 524–529                 Xingqitian Da Shichang), 324    Kurban Bairam (Gu’erbang Jie),
Jinghong, 680–685                  Kezi’er Qian Fo Dong (Kizil         27–28
Jing Ling tomb, 132                  Thousand Buddha Caves;          Kwantung Army headquarters,
Jing Shan Park (Jing Shan            Kuqa), 317–318                    former (Changchun), 185
   Gongyuan; Beijing), 121         Khotan (Hetian), 329–335
872     INDEX

                                  Lhatse (Lazi), 801–802            Lotus Flower Cave (Lianhua
L  abor Day, 24–25
Labrang Monastery (Labuleng
                                  Liang Dafo (Hohhot), 222
                                  Liangshi Zongci (Shijiazhuang),
                                                                      Dong; Luoyang), 350
                                                                    Lotus Flower Peak (Huang
  Si; Xia He), 285–286               154                              Shan), 423
Labuleng Si (Labrang Mona-        Lianhua Dong (Lotus Flower        Lotus Palace Bar and Restau-
  stery; Xia He), 285–286            Cave; Luoyang), 350              rant (Chengdu), 709
Ladies’ Market (Hong Kong),       Lianhua Feng (Huang Shan),        Ludi Yan (Guilin), 605
  584–585                            423                            Lufthansa Center (Yansha Youyi
Lai Cai Xing, 516–517             Lianhua fudi (Chengdu), 709         Shangchang; Beijing), 136
Lama Temple (Yonghe Gong;         Liaoning Provincial Museum        Lugu Hu (Lugu Lake), 675–676
  Beijing), 121                      (Liaoning Sheng Bowuguan;      Lukeqin, 307
Langde, 639                          Shenyang), 166                 Luobulinka (Lhasa), 785
Langmu Si (Taktsang Lhamo),       Li Garden (near Kaiping), 540     Luo Hu Shangye Cheng (Luo
  9, 287–289                      Li Jiang (Li River), 607–608,       Hu Commercial City;
Language, 65                         614, 616–617, 665–676            Shenzhen), 549
Lan Kwai Fong (Hong Kong),        Li Museum of Chinese Ancient      Luoke Guju Chenlieguan
  557                                Chariots (Zibo), 388             (Joseph Rock’s former
Lantau, 580                       Lingering Garden (Suzhou), 473      residence), 672
Lantau island (Hong Kong), 579    Linggu Si (Nanjing), 398          Luoshui Cun, 675
Lantau Trail (Hong Kong), 579     Lingxiao Ta (Shijiazhuang), 154   Luoyang, 348–353
Lantern Festival (Deng Jie), 28   Ling Yan Jing Qu (Yandang-        Luoyang Bowuguan (Luoyang
Lanzhou, 277–282                     shan), 491–492                   Museum), 351
Laohei Shan (Heilong Shan, or     Lingyin Temple (Hangzhou),        Luoyang Peony Festival, 28
  Black Dragon Mountain), 209        477                            Lurol Festival (Tongren), 30
Laohu Tan (Tiger Beach;           Linji Si (Shijiazhuang), 155      Lushun (formerly Port Arthur),
  Dalian), 177–178                Linxia, 283                         174, 178
Laohu Tan Haiyang Gongyuan        Liquor laws, 66                   Lu Xun Park and Memorial
  (Tiger Beach Ocean Park;        Liu He Ta (Pagoda of the Six        Hall/Former Residence of
  Dalian), 178                       Harmonies; Chengde), 144         Lu Xun (Shanghai), 465
Lao Long Tou (Shanhaiguan),       Liu Yuan (Suzhou), 473
  149–150                         Liwubi Dao, 675
Lao Shan, 390–391
Lao She, Former Residence of
                                  Liyuan Theater (Liyuan
                                     Juchang; Beijing), 137
                                                                    M    acau, 20, 588–597
                                                                        accommodations, 62
  (Beijing), 122                  Lize Qiao Changtu Keyun Zhan          currency and currency
Lao She Jinianguan (Former           (Beijing), 81                         exchange, 34
  Residence of Lao She;           Lobby Lounge (Hong Kong),             entering the mainland
  Beijing), 122                      587                                   from, 24
Lao She Teahouse (Lao She         Long Corridor (Chang Lang;            festivals and special events,
  Chaguan; Beijing), 138             Beijing), 119                         27, 28, 30
Laurus Travel, 52                 Longevity Hill (Wanshou Shan;         holidays, 27
Laxiang Bowuguan (Dalian Wax         Beijing), 119                      tipping, 69
  Museum), 178                    Longgong Dong (Dragon Palace          visas, 24
Leaning Tower of Nan Xing            Caves), 635                    Macau Government Tourism
  (Nan Xing Xie Lou), 540         Longguang Ta (Wuxi), 413           Office, 21
Lei Feng Jinianguan (Lei Feng     Longhua Si (Longhua Temple;       Macau Tower, 596
  Memorial; Changsha), 748           Shanghai), 464                 MacLehose Trail (Hong Kong),
Lei Feng Pagoda (Hangzhou),       Longjing (Dragon Well), 478        579
  477                             Longmen Shiku (Dragon Gate        Magi Gantry, 775
Lei Lutai Guju (Pingyao), 243        Grottoes; Luoyang), 349        Maiji Shan Shiku (Tianshui),
Le Shan, 712–714                  Longquan Si (near Wutai Shan),     276–277
Lesser Li River, 616                 252, 253                       Mail, 66
Lhasa (Lasa), 777–793             Long Ting Gongyuan (Dragon        Main Palace (Zheng Gong;
     accommodations, 788–789         Pavilion Park; Kaifeng), 354    Chengde), 144
     exploring, 784–787           Longxing Si (Shijiazhuang), 153   Maitreya Buddha (Future
     nightlife, 791               Longzhou Jie (Dragon Boat          Buddha), statue of
     restaurants, 789–791            Festival), 29                      Beijing, 121
     shopping, 787–788            Longzhou Jie (Shidong), 641           Lhasa, 784
     tours and guides, 781–783    Lord Bao’s Tomb (Hefei), 418      Malaria, 38–39
     traveling to, 779–781        Lost and found, 66                Manasarovar, Lake, 805
     visa extensions, 783
                                                                                 INDEX       873

Manchukuo State Council           MedjetAssist, 39                  Monlam Festival (Xia He),
  (Changchun), 186                Meet the People program            27, 285
Manchunman, 686                     (Hong Kong), 577                Monument to the February 7
Manchurians, 165                  Mei Lanfang Guju (Beijing), 124    Workers’ Uprising (Erqi Ta;
Manichean Hall (Moni Dian;        Meiling/Mao Zedong Bieshu          Zhengzhou), 340
  Shijiazhuang), 153                (Wuhan), 740                    Monument to the People’s
Mani Hui (Hohhot), 222            Memorial Hall of the War to        Heroes (Renmin Yingxiong
Mani Shi Cheng Mani stones,         Resist U.S. Aggression and       Jinian Bei; Beijing), 117
  771–772                           Aid Korea (Dandong), 173        Moon Hill, 614–615
Man Mo Temple (Hong Kong),        Memorial to the Victims of the    Moon Mountain, 614
  577                               Nanjing Massacre (Nanjing       Moon Wall Lake, 716
Mansions and palaces, best,         Datusha Jinianguan),            Mountain Flattening Hall
  10–11                             399–400                          (Yangzhou), 409
Manting Gongyuan                  Menghan (Ganlanba), 685–686       Mountain Resort for Escaping
  (Jinghong), 683                 Mengjiangnu Miao (Shan-            the Heat (Bishu Shanzhuang;
Manzhouli, 8, 210–213               haiguan), 150                    Chengde), 144
MAO Livehouse (Beijing), 138      Menglun, 686                      Moxi Huitang (Ohel Moshe
The Mao Museum (Mogan-            Mengyang, 686–687                  Synagogue; Shanghai),
  shan), 487                      Meridian Gate (Wu Men;             465–466
Maoniu Ping, 673                    Beijing), 115                   Mudidi (Destination;
Mao Zedong                        Meteorite Museum (Yunshi           Beijing), 139
     Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum       Bowuguan; Jilin City), 190      Mu Fu (Mu’s Residence;
       (Mao Zhuxi Jinian Guan;    The Miao (Hmong),                  Li Jiang), 669
       Beijing), 117                635–637, 640                    Mu Ling, 133
     The Mao Museum (Mogan-       Miao New Year Festival,           Municipal Art Theatre
       shan), 487                   31, 640                          (Jinghong), 685
     Meiling/Mao Zedong Bieshu    Mid-Autumn Festival               Muou Bowuguan (Puppet
       (Wuhan), 740                 (Tuanyuan Jie), 30               Museum; Quanzhou),
     Shao Shan sights, 748–749    Middle Gate of Heaven              507–508
     statues of, Shenyang, 162      (Tai Shan), 366                 Museum of Ancient Architec-
     Wang Anting Xiaoxiao Zhan-   Mid-Levels (Hong Kong), 557        ture (Gudai Jianzhu
       languan (Mao Museum;           accommodations, 566            Bowuguan; Beijing), 122–123
       Chengdu), 702              Milarepa Tower (Hezuo), 284       Museum of Macau, 595–596
Mao Zedong Tongzhi Guju           Ming Gu Gong (Nanjing), 395       Museum of Naxi Dongba
  (Comrade Mao Zedong’s           Mingsha Shan (Dunhuang),           Culture (Li Jiang), 669
  Former Residence; Shao            296, 298                        Museums, best, 11
  Shan), 749                      Mingshi Lou (Kaiping), 539–540    Mutianyu, the Great Wall at,
Mao Zhuxi Jinian Guan (Chair-     Mingsike Hangmu Shijie (Minsk      128–129
  man Mao’s Mausoleum;              World; Shenzhen), 548–549       Myanmar, 649
  Beijing), 117                   The Ming Tombs, 130–131           Myths and Mountains, 53
Maps, 21–22                       Ming Xiao Ling (Ming Filial
Maqin (Dawu), 773–776               Tomb; Nanjing), 398
Maritime Museum (Haiwai
  Jiaotong Shi Bowuguan;
                                  Minnan Jian Zhu Da Guan Yuan
                                    (Cai Family Residence;
                                                                    N   aadam (Nadam),
                                                                     30, 212, 222
  Quanzhou), 506                    Quanzhou), 507                  Nai Chun Miao (Hohhot), 224
Markets                           Minsk World (Mingsike             Naigu Shilin Black Pine Stone
     Beijing, 135                   Hangmu Shijie; Shenzhen),        Forest, 655
     best, 13–14                    548–549                         Najiahu Qingzhensi (Na Family
     Dali, 661                    Moganshan, 485–489                 Mosque; Yinchuan), 235
     Hong Kong, 584–585           Mogao Shiku (Mogao Caves;         Namtso Lake, 793
     Kashgar, 324                   Dunhuang), 295, 296,            Nanchan Si (between Wutai
     Shanghai, 469–470              298–299                          Shan and Taiyuan), 253
     Xiding, 687                  Money matters, 33–36              Nanchan Si (Temple of South-
Master of the Nets Garden         Mongkok (Hong Kong), 558           ern Meditation; between
  (Suzhou), 473                   Mongol Global Tour Co., 53         Wutai Shan and Taiyuan), 253
Matang, 639                       Moni Dian (Manichean Hall;        Nanjing, 391–405
Medical insurance, 37               Shijiazhuang), 153                  accommodations, 400–403
Medical Prescription Cave         Monkey’s Tale Theatre                 exploring, 394–400
  (Yaofang Dong;                    (Lantau), 580                       getting around, 394
  Luoyang), 350                                                         nightlife, 405
874     INDEX

Nanjing (cont.)                   Ningshou Gong Huayuan             Palace Pavilion (Tiangong
    restaurants, 403–405            (Beijing), 116                    Louge; Datong), 217–218
    shopping, 400                 Niu Jie Qingzhensi (Ox Street     Panchen Lama, 795
    tours, 394                      Mosque; Beijing), 120           Panda Museum (Shawan),
    traveling to, 391, 394        Norbulingka (Lhasa), 785            716–717
    visitor information, 394      The Northeast, 2, 18, 159–213     Panda Research Base/Giant
Nanjing Bowuguan (Nanjing         North Korean border                 Panda Breeding Center
  Museum), 399                      (Dandong), 172                    (Chengdu), 703
Nanjing Datusha Jinianguan        North Peak (Bei Feng), 274        Panjiayuan Jiuhuo Shichang
  (Memorial to the Victims of     Number One Bathing Beach            (Beijing), 135
  the Nanjing Massacre),            (Qingdao), 383                  Pan Men (Pan Gate; Suzhou),
  399–400                         Number Six Bathing Beach            473–474
Nanjing Massacre, 399               (Qingdao), 383                  Passports, 67
Nan Men Guandi Miao               Number Three Bathing Beach        Pavilion of Great Benevolence
  (Chongwu), 509                    (Qingdao), 383                    (Shijiazhuang), 153
Nanping, 428–429                  Number Two Bathing Beach          Pavilion of Literary Delight
Nan Putuo Si (Xiamen),              (Qingdao), 383                    (Wenjin Ge; Chengde), 144
  519–520                         Nuoyu, 674                        Pavilion of Ten Kings (Shi Wang
Nan Shan Si (near Wutai Shan),                                        Ting; Shenyang), 165–166
  252                                                               Pavilion of the Eight Trigrams
Nan Waitan Qing Fang Mianliao
  Shichang (Shanghai), 470
                                  O    hel Moshe Synagogue
                                    (Moxi Huitang; Shanghai),
                                                                      (Chengdu), 700
                                                                    Peace Hotel (Heping Fandian;
Nan Xing Li, 540                    465–466                           Shanghai), 468
Nan Xing Xie Lou (Leaning         Old Man Rock (Qingdao), 383       Peak That Flew from Afar
  Tower of Nan Xing), 540         Old Town Scripture Chamber          (Hangzhou), 477–478
Nanyan Gong (Wudang Shan),          (Zhongdian), 679                Pearl Market (Hongqiao Jimao
  745                             108 Dagobas (Qingtong               Shichang; Beijing), 135
Nan Yue Da Miao, 752                Xia Yibailingba Ta;             Pearls, 135
Nan Yue Heng Shan, 751–753          Yinchuan), 235                  Pelbar (Dingri), 802–803
National Day, 24–25               Opal (Wupa’er), 327               Pelkhor Choede, 798
National Museum of China          Ordaisnki Mosque (Aodayixike      People’s Square (Renmin
  (Guojia Bowuguan;                 Qingzhensi; Kashgar), 324         Guangchang; Shanghai), 433
  Beijing), 123                   Oriental Pearl TV Tower (Dong-    Peregrine Adventures, 52
National Theatre (Beijing), 118     fang Mingzhu Dianshi Ta;        Phoenix Hill (Fenghuang Shan;
Naxi people, 668–672                Shanghai), 467                    Yan’an), 239
Ned Kelly’s Last Stand            Oriental Plaza (Dongfang          Ping Shan Tang (Yangzhou), 409
  (Hong Kong), 587                  Guangchang; Beijing), 136       Pingxiang, 626–629
Neimenggu Bowuguan (Inner         The Outer Court (Beijing),        Pingyao, 15, 241–245
  Mongolia Museum; Hohhot),         111, 115                        Pingyao Caishen Miao
  225–226                         Overhanging Great Wall              (Pingyao), 242–243
Neizhai Men (Gate to the Inner      (Jiayu Guan), 293               The Place (Shimao Tianjie;
  Apartments; Qufu), 373          Ox Street Mosque (Niu Jie           Beijing), 137
New Get Lucky Bar (Xin              Qingzhensi; Beijing), 120       Plum Ridge/Mao Zedong’s Pri-
  Haoyun Jiuba; Beijing), 139                                         vate Villa (Wuhan), 740
New Rice Tasting Festival                                           Police, 67–68
  (Xi Jiang), 640
Newspapers and magazines,
                                  P  acific Delight Tours, 52
                                  Package tours, 48–49
                                                                    Pollution, 38
                                                                    Poly Theater (Baoli Dasha Guoji
  66–67                           Pagoda of the Six Harmonies         Juyuan; Beijing), 139
Ngong Ping Village                  (Liu He Ta; Chengde), 144       Poshui Jie (Water-Splashing
  (Lantau), 580                   Pak Tai Temple (Cheung              Festival), 28
Nguluko (Yu Hu), 672                Chau), 581                      Po Ta (Po Pagoda; Kaifeng), 354
Nie Er Zhi Mu (Xi Shan), 654      Palace of Earthly Tranquillity    Potala Palace (Lhasa), 785–786
9.18 Museum (Jiuyiba                (Kunning Gong; Beijing),        Potala Temple (Putuo-
  Bowuguan; Shenyang), 166          115–116                           zongcheng Zhi Miao;
Nine Dragon Screen (Jiulong Bi;   Palace of Heavenly Purity           Chengde), 145
  Beijing), 116                     (Qianqing Gong; Beijing), 115   Pottery Culture Exhibition
Nine Dragon Wall (Jiulong Bi;     Palace of Ten Thousand              (Taoci Wenhua Bolanqu;
  Datong), 216                      Buddhas (Wanfo Dian;              Jingde Zhen), 526–527
                                    Pingyao), 243
                                                                                   INDEX        875

Poyue, 621, 622–623                Qingdao International Beer        Renmin Guangchang
Precious Clouds Pavilion             Festival, 30                      (Dalian), 177
  (Baoyun Ge; Beijing), 119        Qingdao Pijiu Cheng, 384          Renmin Guangchang (People’s
Presidential Palace (Zongtong      Qingdao Yingbinguan (Qingdao        Square; Shanghai), 433
  Fu; Nanjing), 395                  Welcome Guest House;            Renmin Yingxiong Jinian Bei
Prince Gong’s Mansion (Gong          Qingdao), 381–382                 (Monument to the People’s
  Wang Fu; Beijing), 123, 126      Qinghai Hu (Lake Kokonor),          Heroes; Beijing), 117
Propaganda (Hong Kong), 586          764–765                         Renshou Dian (Hall of Benevo-
Protestant Church                  Qinghai Sheng Bowuguan              lence and Longevity;
  (Qingdao), 381                     (Qinghai Province Museum;         Beijing), 119
Provincial Museum (Sheng             Xining), 764                    Respiratory illnesses, 38–39
  Bowuguan; Lanzhou), 280          Qingliang Ting (Moganshan),       Restrooms, 68
Puhading Yuan (Yangzhou), 410        488                             Revolutionary Memorial Hall/
Pule Si (Temple of Universal       Qingming Shanghe Yuan               Museum (Geming Jinianguan;
  Joy; Chengde), 145                 (Kaifeng), 356–357                Yan’an), 239
Puning Si (Temple of Universal     Qingpu Shandong, 792–793          Riguan Feng (Sunrise Watching
  Peace; Chengde), 145             Qingtong Xia Yibailingba Ta         Peak; Tai Shan), 367
Puppet Museum (Muou                  (108 Dagobas; Yinchuan), 235    Riguang Yan (Gulang Yu), 518
  Bowuguan; Quanzhou),             Qing Xi Ling tomb, 132            Ri Sheng Chang (Pingyao), 242
  507–508                          Qingyang Gong (Chengdu),          Ritz Tours, 52
Puppet shows, Beijing, 138           700–701                         Rize Jingqu, 720
Purang (Pulan), 804                Qingzhen Da Si (Great Mosque;     Rock, Joseph, former residence
Purple Gold Mountain                 Hohhot), 226                      of (Yu Hu), 672
  (Nanjing), 397                   Qinhua Rijun Diqisanyao Budui     Rock that Flew from Afar
Putao Gou (Grape Valley), 305        Jiuzhi (Unit 731 Museum;          (Huang Shan), 423
Putuozongcheng Zhi Miao              Harbin), 204                    Rong Jiang, 641–642
  (Potala Temple;                  Qinian Dian (Hall of Prayer for   Round City (Tuan Cheng;
  Chengde), 145                      Good Harvests; Beijing), 118      Beijing), 121
Puyi, 133                          Qiongzhu Si (near Kunming),       Rozi Heyt (Rouzi Jie or
Puyou Si (Chengde), 145              653                               Kaizhai Jie), 31
Puzhao Si (Temple of Universal     Qixing Gongyuan (Guilin), 605     Ruishi Lou (Jin Jiang Li),
  Light; Tai Shan), 368            Qixing Yan (Guilin), 605            540–541
                                   Quanzhou, 503–511                 Rusheng Lou (Yongding), 523
                                   Quanzhou Museum (Quanzhou         Russia
Q   apqal, 332
Qian Fo Dian (Thousand Bud-
                                     Bowuguan), 506–507
                                   Quanzhou Taiwan Friendship
                                                                          border crossing (Guo Men;
                                                                            Manzhouli), 211
  dha Hall; Song Shan), 345          Museum (Quanzhou Ming Tai            crossing the border from
Qiankou, 429                         Bowuguan), 507                         Dongbei into, 172
Qianling Gongyuan                  Qu Bowuguan (Regional             Russian Matryoshka Dolls Plaza
  (Guiyang), 632                     Museum; Urumqi), 312              (Eluosi Taowa Guangchang;
Qian Men (Beijing), 117            Qufu, 369–376                       Manzhouli), 211
     accommodations near,                                            Russian Street (Eluosi Fengqing
       87, 92–94                                                       Jie; Dalian), 177
Qianqing Gong (Palace of
  Heavenly Purity; Beijing), 115
                                   R   adio, 68
                                   Railway Station (Qingdao),
Qianqing Men (Gate of Heav-
  enly Purity; Beijing), 115
                                     380–381
                                   R. Crusoe & Son, 52
                                                                     S   ACO (Sino-American Coop-
                                                                       eration Organization;
Qian Shan, 167                     Rebkong (Tongren), 768–770          Chongqing), 725
Qiantang Lou (Qufu), 373–374       Redai Huahuiyuan                  Safety, 39–41
Qianxun Ta (Dali), 660–661           (Jinghong), 684                 Saima Chang Menggu Dahui
Qiao Jia Dayuan (near              Red Gate Palace (Tai Shan), 366     Gong (Hohhot), 231
  Pingyao), 243                    Reed Flute Cave (Guilin), 605     St. Paul’s Church (Macau), 595
Qijiuba Gongchang (Factory         Regional Museum (Qu               St. Sophia, Church of
  798; Beijing), 122                 Bowuguan; Urumqi), 312            (Harbin), 202
Qingbi Xi, 664                     Regions of China, 18–20           Saka Dawa Festival, 29, 804
Qingcheng Shan, 714–716            Renmin Dahuitang Gongyi           Sakya (Sajia), 799–801
Qingchui Feng (Hammer Rock;          Lipin Xiaoshou Zhongxin         Sakya Monastery (Sajia Si), 800
  Chengde), 145                      (Urumqi), 313                   Sam Tung Uk Museum (Hong
Qingdao, 377–391                                                       Kong), 576–577
876      INDEX

Samye Monastery (Sangye Si),            getting around, 434–436      Shaolin Si Tagou Wushu Xuexiao
  792                                   Internet access, 437           (Shaolin Monastery Wushu
San Bao Shuidui (Jingde Zhen),          layout of, 433–434             Institute at Tagou), 346
  527                                   maps and books, 437          Shaolin Suodao, 344
Sanchahe Nature Reserve,                neighborhoods, 434           Shaolin Wushu Guan (Martial
  686–687                               nightlife, 470–471             Arts Training Center), 346
Sanlitun (Beijing), 139                 pharmacies, 438              Shao Shan, 748–749
Sanqing Ge (Xi Shan), 654–655           post offices, 438            Shao Shan Mao Zedong
San Shan Dao, 413                       restaurants, 451–458           Tongzhi Jinianguan (Shao
San Tan Yin Yue (Hangzhou),             shopping, 469–470              Shan Mao Zedong
  477                                   tours, 468                     Museum), 749
San Ta Si Gongyuan (Dali),              visa extensions, 438         Shaoshi Shan, 344, 345
  660–661                               visitor information, 433     Shen Dao (Spirit Way), 130
Santiago (Thelma Chemo), 775            weather forecasts, 438       Sheng Bowuguan (Provincial
Sanwei Bookstore (Sanwei                what’s new in, 3–4             Museum; Lanzhou), 280
  Shuwu; Beijing), 139              Shanghai Art Museum (Shang-      Shengfeng Lou (Jin Jiang Li),
Sanxia Ba (Three Gorges Dam),         hai Meishuguan), 466             541
  731–737                           Shanghai Botanical Gardens       Shengmu Dian (Hall of the Holy
Sanxia Bowuguan (Chongqing),          (Shanghai Zhiwuyuan), 465        Mother; near Taiyuan), 248
  725                               Shanghai Bowuguan (Shanghai      Sheng Suofeiya Jiaotang
Sanxing Dui Bowuguan                  Museum), 463                     (Church of St. Sophia;
  (Chengdu), 701                    Shanghai Grand Prix, 468           Harbin), 202
Sanya, 690–692                      Shanghai Municipal History       Shengya Haiyang Shijie (Sun
Sanyue Jie (Third Month               Museum (Shanghai Shi Lishi       Asia Ocean World;
  Fair), 29                           Bowuguan), 466                   Dalian), 179
Scams, 40                           Shanghai Museum (Shanghai        Shennong Stream, 736
Sea of Stone (Shi Hai), 209           Bowuguan), 463                 Shenwu Men (Gate of Martial
Seasons, 24–25                      Shanghai Museum of Arts and        Spirit; Beijing), 116
Sea Treasure Pagoda/North             Crafts (Shanghai Gongyi        Shenyang, 159–170
  Pagoda (Haibao Ta/Bei Ta;           Meishu Yanjiusuo Jiu-               consulates, 162
  Yinchuan), 234–235                  gongyipin Xiufu Bu), 466            exploring, 162–167
Second Spring Under Heaven          Shanghai Tang (Hong Kong),            getting around, 161–162
  (Wuxi), 413                         583–584                             traveling to, 160–161
Sendi Jueshi (CD Jazz Cafe;         Shanghai Urban Planning Exhi-         visa extensions, 162
  Beijing), 138                       bition Centre (Shanghai        Shenyang Financial Museum
Sengeshong Yagotsang (Shang           Chengshi Guihua Zhan-            (Shenyang Shi Jinrong
  Wutun), 768–769                     shiguan), 466                    Bowuguan), 166–167
Senior travelers, 42                Shangri-La, 677                  Shenzhen, 546–550
Sera Monastery (Sela Si;            Shang Wutun, 768                 She Xian (near Tunxi), 428, 429
  Lhasa), 786–787                   Shanhaiguan, 148–150             Shiba Pan (Eighteen Bends;
Sertri Gompa (Langmu Si), 288       Shanhua Si (Datong), 216           Tai Shan), 367
Seven Star Cave (Guilin), 605       Shanshangan Huiguan              Shicha Hai (The Back Lakes;
Seven Star Park (Guilin), 605         (Kaifeng), 357                   Beijing), 82
Seventeen-Arch Bridge (Shiqi        Shanshui Yuan (Yangshuo), 611         accommodations around,
  Kong Qiao; Beijing), 119          Shanxi Grand Opera House                 97–98
Sexually transmitted                  (Shanxi Gewu Da Xiyuan;             bars, 140
  diseases, 39                        Xi’an), 272                         restaurants, 106–108
Shamian Island, 536                 Shanxi Lishi Bowuguan (Shanxi         walking tour, 124–127
Shanghai, 19, 430–479                 History Museum; Xi’an),        Shidiwei Jiangjun Jiuju
    accommodations, 438–451           265–266                          (Chongqing), 726
    American Express, 436           Shanxi Museum (Shanxi            Shidong, 641
    arriving in, 431–433              Bowuguan; Taiyuan), 247–248    Shigatse (Rikaze), 793–797
    banks, currency exchange,       Shanzifeng (Fan Peak), 673       Shi Hai (Sea of Stone), 209
       and ATMs, 436                Shao Hao Ling (Qufu), 375        Shijiazhuang, 151–158
    consulates, 437                 Shaolin Si (Shaolin Monastery;   Shiku Dong (Stone Room Cave;
    doctors and dentists, 436–437     Dengfeng), 345                   Luoyang), 350
    exploring, 458–468                                               Shi Lao Ren (Qingdao), 383
                                                                     Shi Lin (Stone Forest), 655–656
                                                                                      INDEX        877

Shi Lou (Market Building;            SITA World Tours, 52              Stilwell Museum/Former Resi-
  Pingyao), 242                      Six Dynasties museum                dence of General Stilwell
Shi Lu (near Kaiping), 540             (Nanjing), 397                    (Chongqing), 726
Shimao Tianjie (The Place;           Sky burials, Langmu Si, 288       Stomach upsets, 38
  Beijing), 137                      Slender West Lake (Yangzhou),     Stone factories, Chongwu,
Shin Kong Place (Xin Guang             406                               508–509
  Tiandi; Beijing), 137              Smoking, 68                       Stone Forest (Shi Lin), 655–656
Shipton’s Arch (Tushuk Tash),        SoHo (Hong Kong), 557             Stone Room Cave (Shiku Dong;
  327                                Solitary Beauty Peak                Luoyang), 350
Shiqi Kong Qiao (Seventeen-            (Guilin), 604                   Stone Sutra Valley (Tai Shan),
  Arch Bridge; Beijing), 119         Solitary Island (Hangzhou), 476     366
Shiquan He (Ali), 320                Songbalin (Hohhot), 222           Stone Village (Shitou Zhai), 635
Shitou Zhai (Stone Village), 635     Songdu Yujie (Imperial Street     Subashi Gucheng (Kuqa), 318
Shi Wang Ting (Pavilion of Ten         of the Song Dynasty;            Su Causeway (Su Di;
  Kings; Shenyang), 165–166            Kaifeng), 354, 358–359            Hangzhou), 477
Shixiang Lu (Nanjing), 398           Songjing Da Fahui (Hohhot),       Sugong Ta or Emin Ta (Sugong
Shizi Lin Yuan (Suzhou), 472           222                               Minaret), 305–307
Shopping                             Song Meiling’s Villa (Nanjing),   The Summer Palace (Yihe Yuan;
     best buys, 16–17                  398–399                           Beijing), 119
     tours, 50                       Song Shan, 343–346                Sun Asia Ocean World (Shengya
Shoudu Jichang (Capital              Song Shan Diaoqiao, 344             Haiyang Shijie; Dalian), 179
  Airport; Beijing), 78              Song Shan Shaolin Suodao, 344     Sunday Market
Shou Xi Hu (Yangzhou), 406           Songxian Qiao Yishu Cheng             Kaili, 637–638
Shuanglin Si (near                     (Chengdu), 700                      Rong Jiang, 641
  Pingyao), 243                      Songyang Suodao, 344              Sunday Market (Xingqitian
Shuishi Ying, 178                    Songyue Ta (Songyue                 Dashichang; Khotan), 331
Shuzheng Jingqu, 720                   Pagoda), 346                    Sunlight Rock (Gulang Yu), 518
Siberian Tiger Park (Dongbei         Songzanlin Si, 678–679            Sunning of the Buddha festival
  Hu Linyuan; Harbin), 203           Soong Ching-ling (Song              (Langmu Si), 288
Sichuan Daxue Bowuguan                 Qingling Guju), Former          Sunrise Watching Peak (Riguan
  (Sichuan University Museum;          Residence of                      Feng; Tai Shan), 367
  Chengdu), 701                          Beijing, 126                  Sun Yat-sen’s Former Residence
Sichuan opera, Chengdu,                  Shanghai, 467                   (Sun Zhongshan Guju;
  708–709                            Sorrow of Ten Thousand Stelae       Shanghai), 467
Sidalin Gongyuan (Stalin Park;         (Qufu), 375                     Sun Yat-sen Square (Zhongshan
  Harbin), 202                       Source of Dharma Temple             Guangchang; Shenyang), 162
Signal Hill Park (Qingdao), 384        (Fayuan Si; Beijing), 120       Suo Xi Yu Nature Reserve, 755
Silk Alley (Xiushui Jie; Beijing),   South Bund Fabric Market          Sustainable tourism/
  135–136                              (Shanghai), 470                   ecotourism, 43–44
Silk and Mulberry Research           The Southeast, 4, 19–20,          Sutra Library (Wutai Shan), 252
  Center (Si Sang Yanjiusuo;           480–550                         Suzhou, 471–475
  Khotan), 335                       The Southwest, 4–5, 20,           Suzhou Museum (Suzhou
The Silk Routes, 2–3, 19,              598–692                           Bowuguan), 474
  256–335                            The Spiritual Rocks (Yandang-     Suzhou Silk Museum (Suzhou
Silver Beach (Beihai), 625             shan), 491–492                    Sichou Bowuguan), 474
Silver Cave, 615                     Spirit Way (Shen Dao), 130        Swain Tours, 52
Silver Ingot Bridge (Yinding         Spring Festival (Chun Jie;        Sword Forging Pool
  Qiao; Beijing), 126                  Chinese New Year), 24, 27         (Moganshan), 488
Simatai, the Great Wall at, 129      Spruce Meadow, 673
Singing Sand Mountains               Stalin Park (Sidalin Gongyuan;
  (Dunhuang), 296, 298
Sino-Russian border crossing
                                       Harbin), 202
                                     Stanley (Hong Kong), 558
                                                                       T  a’er Si (Xining), 763–764
                                                                       Tai, Lake (Tai Hu), 412, 413
  (Guo Men), 211                         shopping, 585                 Tai’an, 362–369
Si Sang Yanjiusuo (Silk and          The Star Live (Beijing), 139      Tai Chi, Hong Kong, 578–579
  Mulberry Research Center;          Stele without Words (Wuzi Bei;    Taihe Dian (Hall of Supreme
  Khotan), 335                         Tai Shan), 367                    Harmony; Beijing), 115
Sisters’ Meal Festival               Steppes Travel, 52                Taihe Men (Gate of Supreme
  (Shidong), 28, 641                                                     Harmony; Beijing), 115
878     INDEX

Tai Hu (Lake Tai), 412, 413      Temple of Heaven (Tian Tan;      Tiandu Feng (Huang Shan),
Taihuai Village, 252, 253          Beijing), 118                    422–423
Taihua Si (Xi Shan), 654         Temple of Heaven Park (Tian      Tiangong Louge (Palace Pavil-
Tai Ling Fei Yuan Qin, 133         Tan Gongyuan; Beijing), 118      ion; Datong), 217–218
Tai Ling tomb, 132               Temple of Princess Wencheng,     Tianhuang Dian (Hall of Heav-
Taipa, 597                         772                              enly Gifts; Tai Shan), 365
Taiping Heavenly Kingdom,        Temple of Southern Meditation    Tian Huang Ping Hydro Electric
  396–397                          (Nanchan Si; between Wutai       Facility, 484
Taiping Heavenly Kingdom           Shan and Taiyuan), 253         Tian Jing (Heaven’s Well), 274
  Historical Museum              Temple of the Eight Immortals    Tianning Si (Shijiazhuang), 154
  (Nanjing), 400                   (Ba Xian An; Xi’an), 263–264   Tian Qiao (Heavenly Bridge;
Taiping Shan Gongyuan            Temple of the Ordination           Simatai), 129
  (Qingdao), 384                   Platform (Jietai Si), 133      Tianshi Dong (Celestial Master
Taiqing Gong (Lao Shan), 390     Temple of the Pool and Wild        Cave), 715
Tai Shan (Great Mountain),         Mulberry (Tanzhe Si), 133      Tianshui, 275–277
  362–369                        Temple of the Princess of the    Tian Tan (Temple of Heaven;
Taishi Shan, 344, 346              Azure Clouds (Tai Shan), 367     Beijing), 118
Taiyuan, 245–250                 Temple of Universal Joy (Pule    Tian Tan Gongyuan (Temple of
Taklamakan Desert, 256             Si; Chengde), 145                Heaven Park; Beijing), 118
Taktsang Lhamo (Langmu Si),      Temple of Universal Light        Tian Wang Dian (near
  287–289                          (Puzhao Si; Tai Shan), 368       Taiyuan), 253
Ta Lin (Forest of Stupas), 345   Temple of Universal Peace        Tianxia Di’er Quan (Wuxi), 413
Tang’an, 644                       (Puning Si; Chengde), 145      Tianxia Diyi Guan (Shan-
Tang Dynasty (Tang Yue Gong;     Temples, best, 12–13               haiguan), 149
  Xi’an), 272–273                Temple Street Night Market       Tianxing Qiao Jingqu, 635
Tangyue Paifang Qun (Tangyue       (Hong Kong), 585               Tianya Haijiao (Sanya), 691
  Memorial Arches; Tunxi), 429   Ten Thousand Buddha Cave         Tianyou Shan, 499–500
Tanhai Rock (Tai Shan), 367        (Wan Fo Dong; Luoyang),        Tianzhu Jiaotang (Catholic
Tanzhe Si (Temple of the Pool      349–350                          Church; Jilin City), 190
  and Wild Mulberry), 133        Ten Thousand People Rock         Tianzhu Jiaotang (Catholic
Taoci Wenhua Bolanqu (Pottery      (Suzhou), 473                    Church; Qingdao), 383
  Culture Exhibition; Jingde     Terra-Cotta Warriors (Bing-      Tianzi Shan Nature
  Zhen), 526–527                   mayong), 266–267                 Reserve, 755
Tashilhunpo Monastery            Thangka Wall (Xia He), 285       Tibet, what’s new in, 5
  (Shigatse), 794                Third Month Fair                 Tibetan world, festivals,
Tashkurgan (Tashikuergan),         (Sanyue Jie), 29                 27, 29–31
  328–329                        Thousand-arm Avalokitesvara      The Tibetan world, 20, 757–806
Tashkurgan Fort, 328               (Dazu), 730                    Tibet Museum (Lhasa), 787
Taxes, 68–69                     Three Binyang Caves (Binyang     Tie Ta (Iron Pagoda;
Taxis, 57–59                       San Dong; Luoyang),              Kaifeng), 357
Tayuan Si, 252                     349–350                        Tie Ta (Tai Shan), 365
Telephones, 44–46                Three Gorges Dam (Sanxia Ba),    Tiger Beach (Laohu Tan;
Television, 69                     731–737                          Dalian), 177–178
Temple of A-Ma (Macau), 596      Three Gorges Museum              Tiger Beach Ocean Park (Laohu
Temple of Bliss (Jile Si;          (Chongqing), 725                 Tan Haiyang Gongyuan;
  Harbin), 204                   Three on the Bund                  Dalian), 178
Temple of Buddha’s Light           (Shanghai), 452                Tiger Hill (Suzhou), 473
  (Foguang Si; near Taihuai      Three Pagodas Park (Dali),       Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao
  Village), 253–254                660–661                          Xia), 673–674
Temple of Distant Peace          Three Pools Mirroring the        Tiger Leaping Stone (Hutiao
  (Anyuan Miao; Chengde), 146      Moon (Hangzhou), 477             Shi), 674
Temple of Great Goodwill         Tian’an Men (Gate of Heavenly    Tiger Mountain Great Wall (Hu
  (Da Ci’en Si; Xi’an), 265        Peace; Beijing), 115             Shan Changcheng), 173
Temple of Happiness and          Tian’an Men Square (Tian’an      Time zone, 69
  Longevity at Mount Sumeru        Men Guangchang; Beijing),      Tingri (Lao Dingri), 803
  (Xumifushou Miao;                116–118                        Tipping, 69
  Chengde), 145                  Tian Chi (Heavenly Lake), 315    Tobacco Alley (Yandai Xiejie;
                                                                    Beijing), 126
                                                                                  INDEX        879

Tomb of Kong Shangr
  (Qufu), 375                     U   nderground Palace
                                    (Ding Ling), 131
                                                                    Wanli Changcheng Diyi Dun
                                                                     (First Beacon Tower; Jiayu
Tomb of Mohammed Kashgari                                            Guan), 292–293
  (Kashgar), 327                  United Kingdom, traveling to      Wanrenchou Jubei (Qufu), 375
Tomb of the emperor Shao Hao        China from, 32                  Wanren Shi (Suzhou), 473
  (Qufu), 375                     Unit 731 Museum (Qinhua           Wansheng Juchang
Tomb of the Fragrant Concu-         Rijun Diqisanyao Budui           (Beijing), 138
  bine (Kashgar), 323–324           Jiuzhi; Harbin), 204            Wanshou Shan (Longevity Hill;
Tomb-Sweeping Festival            University holidays, 25            Beijing), 119
  (Qingming), 28                  Urumqi (Wulumuqi), 309–315        Water, drinking, 69
Tong Ben Ma (Flying Horse;                                          Water-powered Hammers
  Lanzhou), 280
Tong Dian (Bronze Hall; Wutai     V   airocana Temple, 772
                                  Valley of Nine Villages,
                                                                     (Jingde Zhen), 527
                                                                    Water-Splashing Festival
  Shan), 252                                                         (Poshui Jie), 28
Tongli, 416                         718–721                         Weifang International Kite
Tongren (Rebkong), 768–770        Victoria Peak (Hong Kong)          Festival, 28
Tong Ting (Tai Shan), 365              restaurants, 574             Wei Huanggong (Changchun),
Tour companies, 50–52                  sightseeing, 575              186
Traffic hazards and               Visas, 22–24                      Wei-Jin Tombs (Xincheng Wei
  accidents, 40                   Visitor information, 20–21         Jin Mu; near Jiayu Guan), 293
Train travel, 33, 54–56                                             Wei Manzhou Guo Guowuyuan
Transportation, 53–59                                                (Changchun), 186
Traveler’s checks, 35
Traveling to China, 31–33
                                  W   ai Ba Miao (Eight Outer
                                   Temples; Chengde), 144
                                                                    Weizhou Dao, 626
                                                                    Well of the Pearl Concubine
Travel insurance, 36–37           Walking with Buddha                (Zhenfei Jing; Beijing), 116
Trip-cancellation insurance, 36    (Lantau), 580                    Wencheng Gongzhu Miao, 772
Tropical Flower and Plants        Walnut Grove, 674                 Wenhua Guangchang (Culture
  Garden (Jinghong), 684          Wan Chai (Hong Kong),              Square; Changchun), 185
True Arts & Curios (Hong           557–558                          Wenjin Ge (Pavilion of Literary
  Kong), 583                         accommodations, 566, 568        Delight; Chengde), 144
Tsim Sha Tsui (Hong Kong), 558       bars, 588                      Wen Miao (Confucian
     shopping, 581                Wanfo Dian (Palace of Ten          Temple), 190
Tsim Sha Tsui East (Hong           Thousand Buddhas;                    Harbin, 204–205
  Kong), 558                       Pingyao), 243                        Shanghai, 464–465
Tsingtao beer factory, Qingdao,   Wan Fo Dong (Ten Thousand             Tai Shan, 367
  383                              Buddha Cave; Luoyang),               Taiyuan, 246
Tsongkapa, birthday of, 31         349–350                          Wenshu Dian (Wenshu Hall;
Tuanyuan Jie (Mid-Autumn          Wang Anting Xiaoxiao Zhanlan-      Song Shan), 345
  Festival), 30                    guan (Chengdu), 702              Wenshu Yuan (Chengdu), 702
Tuen Ng Festival (Dragon Boat     Wangcheng Gongyuan                Wenzhou, 494–497
  Races; Hong Kong), 29–30         (Luoyang), 351                   Western Axis (Beijing), 116
Tulufan Bowuguan                  Wang Family Courtyard (Wang       Western District (Hong Kong),
  (Turpan), 305                    Jia Dayuan; near Pingyao),        557
Tunxi, 425–429                     243–244                          Western Hills (Xi Shan),
Turning Wheel Storage Hall        Wangfujing Dajie (Beijing), 134    654–655
  (Zhuanlun Cang Dian;               restaurants around, 101–102    Western Journey Festival
  Shijiazhuang), 153              Wang Jia Dayuan (Shan-             (Xiqian Jie), 29
Turpan (Tulufan), 302–309          haiguan), 150                    Western Mansions (Xiyang Lou;
Turtle Head Isle (Yuantouzhu),    Wangjiaping Geming Jiuzhi          Beijing), 122
  413                              (Former Revolutionary Head-      Western Qing Tombs, 132–133
Tushuk Tash (Shipton’s Arch),      quarters at Wangjiaping;         Western Thousand Buddha
  327                              Yan’an), 239                      Caves (Xi Qian Fo Dong),
Tuyoq, 307                        Wang Shi Xiao Yuan                 299–300
203-Meter Mountain (Erlingsan      (Yangzhou), 409                  Western Union, 36
  Gaodi), 178                     Wang Shi Yuan (Suzhou), 473       Western Xia Tombs (Xi Xia
                                  Wangu Lou (Li Jiang), 669          Wang Ling), 235–236
                                                                    West Island (Xi Dao), 691
880     INDEX

West Lake (Xi Hu; Hangzhou),           getting around, 514–515      Xi Shan (Western Hills), 654
 475–477                               traveling to, 511–512, 514   Xishuangbanna Redai Zhi-
West Slope Mountain Gate               visitor information, 515       wuyuan (near Menglun), 686
 (Xi Po Shan Men), 198            Xiamen Daxue, 519                 Xishuangbanna region,
West Station (Xi Ke Zhan;         Xiamen Shi Bowuguan (City           680–692
 Beijing), 81                       Museum; Xiamen), 518–519        Xi Ta (Wenzhou), 496
White Dagoba (Bai Ta)             Xi’an, 259–273                    Xiushui Jie (Silk Alley; Beijing),
    Beijing, 121                  Xi’an Chengqiang (City Wall;        135–136
    Yangzhou, 406, 408              Xi’an), 266                     Xi Xia empire, 232
White Horse Temple (Baima Si;     Xiangang (near Kaiping), 540      Xi Xia Wang Ling (Western Xia
 Luoyang), 350                    Xiangfei Mu (Abakh Hoja             Tombs), 235–236
White Water Terraces, 680           Mosque; Kashgar), 323–324       Xiyang Lou (Western Mansions;
Wi-Fi access, 48                  Xianggelila (Zhongdian),            Beijing), 122
Wild Duck Island (Beijing), 126     676–680                         Xizang Bowuguan (Lhasa), 787
Wild Jujubes Dance Drama          Xiangxing Rongshu                 Xuanbi Changcheng (Jiayu
 (Pingyao), 245                     (Mengyang), 686                   Guan), 293
Wolong Nature Reserve             Xiantong Si (Wutai Shan), 252     Xuankong Si (Hanging Temple;
 (Wolong Ziran Baohu Qu),         Xianya Shu (Pingyao), 243           near Datong), 219
 716–718                          Xiao Li Jiang, 616                Xuan Yan Zhan Dao (Yandang-
Wong Tai Sin (Hong Kong), 577     Xiao Ling tomb, 131                 shan), 492–493
World of Tsingtao Beer            Xiaoyaojin Gongyuan               Xuguo Shifang (Xuguo Stone
 (Qingdao), 383                     (Hefei), 418                      Archway; Tunxi), 429
Worship of Literature Pavilion    Xiao Ying Zhou (Hangzhou),        Xumifushou Miao (Temple of
 (Qufu), 372                        477                               Happiness and Longevity
Wu Da Lianchi, 209                Xia Wutun, 768                      at Mount Sumeru;
Wudang Shan, 744–745              Xi Dan Baihuo Shangchang            Chengde), 145
Wuhan, 737–744                      (Beijing), 136                  Xumi Ta (Shijiazhuang), 154
Wu Ling Yuan, 9, 753–756          Xi Dao (West Island), 691         Xun Ma Keng (Zibo), 388
Wu Long Shan (Five Dragon         Xidi, 428
 Mountain), 173                   Xiding Sunday Market, 687
Wulumuqi (Urumqi), 309–315
Wu Men (Meridian Gate;
                                  Xi Hu (West Lake; Hangzhou),
                                    475–477
                                                                    Y   ak Meadow, 673
                                                                    Yakou temple (Lao Shan), 390
 Beijing), 115                    Xihui Gongyuan (Wuxi), 413        Yalong Wan (Yalong Bay), 691
Wupa’er (Opal), 327               Xi Jiang, 640–641                 Yalu Jiang Qiao (Dandong), 172
Wusong Fort (Shanghai), 464       Xi Ke Zhan (West Station;         Yan’an, 237–241
Wusong Kou (Shanghai), 464          Beijing), 81                    Yanbian, 14–15, 192
Wu Song Ting (Tai Shan), 366      Xilitu Zhao (Hohhot), 224–225     Yandai Xiejie (Tobacco Alley;
Wutai Shan, 250–255               Xincheng Wei Jin Mu (Wei-Jin        Beijing), 126
Wuta Si (Hohhot), 225               Tombs; near Jiayu Guan), 293    Yandangshan, 489–494
Wu Ting Qiao (Yangzhou), 406      Xing Cun, 498–499                 Yangjialing Jiuzhi (Yangjialing
Wuxi, 412–415                     Xing Gong Binguan, 132              Revolutionary Headquarters;
Wuyipeng Field Observation        Xingping, 614, 615–616              Yan’an), 239
 Station, 717–718                 Xin Guang Tiandi (Shin Kong       Yang Shan Tang (Shanghai),
Wuyipeng Shengtai Guance            Place; Beijing), 137              459
 Zhan, 717–718                    Xinhao Shan Gongyuan              Yangshuo, 8, 608–618
Wuyi Shan, 497–503                  (Qingdao), 384                  Yangshuo Park, 611
Wuyi Shan Virgin Forest,          Xin Haoyun Jiuba (New Get         Yangxin Dian (Hall of Mental
 502–503                            Lucky Bar; Beijing), 139          Cultivation; Beijing), 116
Wuyou Shan (Le Shan), 714         Xining, 760–767                   Yangzhou, 405–411
Wuzi Bei (Stele without Words;    Xiongmao Jidi/Daxiongmao          Yangzhou Shi Bowuguan
 Tai Shan), 367                     Fanzhi Zhongxin                   (Yangzhou City Museum), 410
                                    (Chengdu), 703                  Yangzi River region,
                                  Xi Po Shan Men (West Slope          20, 693–756
X   iabian Cun (near Kaiping),
  540
                                    Mountain Gate), 198
                                  Xi Qian Fo Dong (Western
                                                                    Yanji, 192
                                                                    Yansha Youyi Shangchang
Xia He (Labrang), 8, 284–287        Thousand Buddha Caves),           (Lufthansa Center;
Xiamen, 511–524                     299–300                           Beijing), 136
     banks, currency exchange,    Xiqian Jie (Western Journey       Yaofang Dong (Medical Pre-
       and ATMs, 515                Festival), 29                     scription Cave; Luoyang), 350
     exploring, 515–520
                                                                                INDEX        881

Yaotegan (Yoktan), 330           Yucun, 615–616                   Zhejiang Provincial Museum
Yarkhoto (Jiaohe), 306           Yuecheng Hu, 716                   (Hangzhou), 476
Yau Ma Tei (Hong Kong), 558      Yueliang Shan, 614               Zhenfei Jing (Well of the Pearl
Yaxiu Fuzhuang Shichang          Yuen Po Street Bird Garden         Concubine; Beijing), 116
  (Beijing), 136                   (Hong Kong), 578               Zheng Chenggong, Statue of
Yayun Cun (Beijing), 83          Yueya Quan, 296                    (Quanzhou), 507
     restaurants, 108–110        Yu Fei Yuan Qin (Garden of       Zhengding, 151
Yecheng, 320                       Rest), 132                     Zheng Gong (Main Palace;
Yellow River (Huang He), 340     Yufeng Si, 672                     Chengde), 144
Yellow River region, 2, 19,      Yufo Si (Shanghai), 465          Zhengyici Xilou (Beijing),
  214–255                        Yu Garden (Yu Yuan; Shanghai),     137–138
Yellow River Tourist Zone          459, 463                       Zhengzhou, 337–343
  (Huang He Youlan Qu), 340      Yu Gong Yi Shan (Beijing), 139   Zhognyang Dajie (Harbin),
Yihe Yuan (The Summer Palace;    Yu Hu (Nguluko), 672               202–203
  Beijing), 119                  Yuhuang Ding (Tai Shan), 367     Zhongbiao Guan (Hall of
Yinchuan, 231–237                Yuhuang Miao (Tai Shan), 367       Clocks; Beijing), 116
Yinding Qiao (Silver Ingot       Yu Hua Tang (Shanghai), 459      Zhongchuan Shoucang
  Bridge; Beijing), 126          Yu Huayuan (Imperial Garden;       (Chengdu), 700
Yinglong Lou (Kaiping),            Beijing), 116                  Zhongdian (Xianggelila),
  538–539                        Yu Ling Long (Shanghai), 459       676–680
Ying Xian Mu Ta (Ying Xian       Yu Ling tomb, 132                Zhonggong Yida Huizhi (Site of
  Wooden Pagoda; near            Yulong He, 616                     the First National Congress
  Datong), 219                   Yulong Qiao, 616                   of the Communist Party),
Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda          Yulong River, 612                  466–467
  (Ying Xian Mu Ta; near         Yulong Xueshan, 673              Zhongguo Chaye Bowuguan
  Datong), 219                   Yumen Guan (Jade Gate), 300        (Longjing), 478
Yining (Gulja), 332              Yungang Shiku (Yungang           Zhongguo Mu’ou Juyuan (China
Yin Tan (Beihai), 625              Caves), 218–219                  Puppet Art Theater;
Yinzi Yan, 615                   Yunnan Tie Lu Bowuguan             Beijing), 138
Yi Tian Men (Tai Shan), 366        (Yunnan Railway Museum;        Zhongguo Sichou Bowuguan
Yi Xian, 15, 428–429               Kunming), 650                    (Hangzhou), 478
Yixing, 415–417                  Yunshan Ping, 673                Zhonghe Dian (Hall of Perfect
Yixing Taoci Bowuguan, 415       Yunshi Bowuguan (Meteorite         Harmony; Beijing), 115
Yi Yuan (Grace Vineyard;           Museum; Jilin City), 190       Zhonghua Men Chengbao
  Pingyao), 244                  Yunyan Ta (Suzhou), 473            (Nanjing), 395
Yoktan (Yaotegan), 330           Yuping Feng (Huang Shan), 422    Zhong Lou (near Kunming), 653
Yongding, 522–523                Yushu                            Zhongshan Gongyuan
Yonghe Gong (Lama Temple;        Yushu (Jyekundo), 14, 770–773      (Qingdao), 384
  Beijing), 121                                                   Zhongshan Guangchang
Yongning, 675                                                       (Sun Yat-sen Square),
Youtai Wenhua Zhanlanguan
  (Jewish Cultural Exhibit
                                 Z  aojun Miao (Pingyao),
                                   242–243
                                                                    Shenyang, 162
                                                                      Dalian, 176, 177
  Center; Kaifeng), 357          Zhalainuo’er (Manzhouli), 212    Zhongshan Ling (Nanjing), 398
Youtai Xin Huitang (Jewish       Zhang Jia Jie, 9, 753–756        Zhong Tian Men (Tai Shan), 366
  Synagogue; Harbin), 205        Zhang Jia Jie National Forest    Zhongyue Miao (near
Youyiguan (Friendship Border),     Park, 755                        Dengfeng), 346
  628–629                        Zhangmu (Dram), 805–806          Zhou Cheng, 665
Youyi Shangchang (Friendship     Zhang Residence (Zhang           Zhou Enlai’s Former Residence
  Store; Beijing), 136             Xueliang Jiuju Chenlieguan;      (Zhou Gong Guan;
Yuan Ming Yuan (Beijing),          Shenyang), 167                   Shanghai), 467
  121–122                        Zhan Qiao (Qingdao), 383         Zhouxi, 639
Yuan Qiu (Circular Altar;        Zhan Shan Si (Qingdao), 384      Zhuang Yuan Fang
  Beijing), 118                  Zhaoxing, 643–645                  (Guangzhou), 537
Yuanshi Senlin Gongyuan,         Zhaozhou Qiao (Shijiazhuang),    Zhuanlun Cang Dian (Turning
  502–503                          156                              Wheel Storage Hall;
Yuantong Si (Kunming), 650       Zhashilunbu Si (Shigatse), 794     Shijiazhuang), 153
Yuantouzhu (Turtle Head Isle),   Zhebang Si (Lhasa), 784          Zhu Bo Yuan (Anji), 483
  413
882     INDEX

Zhuo Zheng Yuan (Suzhou), 473   Zili Cun (Kaiping), 539         Zongtong Fu (Presidential
Zibo, 388–389                   Zimeifan Jie (Sisters’ Meal       Palace; Nanjing), 395
Zibo Zhongguo Taoci Guan,         Festival; Shidong), 28, 641   Zoological & Botanical Gardens
  388–389                       Zongfo Si (Jinghong), 683–684     (Hong Kong), 578
Zijin Shan (Nanjing), 397

				
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