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Lonely Planet Hong Kong 16th Ed.: 16th Edition

byPiera Lonely Planet, PIERA CHEN, Emily Matchar

Paperback | January 8, 2015

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Hong Kong is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Cruise Victoria Harbour aboard the Star Ferry, ride on the Peak Tram for amazing views, or explore the Mong Kok markets; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Hong Kong and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Hong Kong Travel Guide: - Full-color maps and images throughout - Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests - Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots - Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices - Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss - Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - cuisine, history, arts, cinema, architecture, religion - Free, convenient pull-out Hong Kong map (included in print version), plus over 40 color maps - Covers Hong Kong Island, Aberdeen & the South, Kowloon, New Territories, Outlying Islands, Macau and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Hong Kong, our most comprehensive guide to Hong Kong, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. - Looking for just the highlights of Hong Kong? Check out Pocket Hong Kong, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. - Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's China guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Discover China, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Piera Chen and Emily Matchar. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
Title:Lonely Planet Hong Kong 16th Ed.: 16th EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 7.76 × 5.04 × 0.79 inPublished:January 8, 2015Publisher:Lonely PlanetLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1743214731

ISBN - 13:9781743214732

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Disappointing - Glad I had an alternative There was a time when Lonely Planet guides were the gold standard for the independent traveler, however since being acquired by the BBC the guide books have become ordinary and increasingly unreliable. This guidebook includes inaccurate information, but more problematic is that weblinks suggested are not "alive" and often a sight is identified and mentioned but one needs to then use another guidebook or an online resource to get the information actually needed to access the attraction or to get basic information that in earlier incarnations of Lonely Planet guides would have been provided. In addition, within the book itself there are references to other pages for more detailed information, but when one turns to that page the information is not there … one needs to leaf through the book to hopefully find the page suggested. Sadly, Lonely Planet guides were always my first choice; that isn't the case given the new standards of the publications. In this case I was glad I also had an Eyewitness Guide for Hong Kong.
Date published: 2015-03-12