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Trans-Siberian Railway / Simon Richmond ... [and others].

By: Richmond, Simon.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Lonely planet.Publisher: [Footscray, Victoria] : Lonely Planet Publications, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Edition: 5th edition.Description: 430 pages : colour illustrations, maps (some colour) ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781742207407; 1742207405.Other title: Lonely planet Trans-Siberian Railway.Subject(s): Velikaia Sibirskaia magistral -- Guidebooks | Railroad travel -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia -- Guidebooks | Railroad travel | Siberia (Russia) -- GuidebooksDDC classification: 915.704/86 Summary: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get to know your fellow passengers or just gaze through the window at the unfurling landscape, gawk at Moscow's Kremlin or glimpse Lake Baikal, Russia's sacred sea; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the Trans-Siberian Railway and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Trans-Siberian Railway Travel Guide: *Colour 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 - the history of the railway, history of Siberian travel, Russian culture & cuisine, Mongolian culture & cuisine, Chinese culture & cuisine, landscapes & wildlife *Over 60 maps *Covers Moscow, St Petersburg Beijing, the Trans-Siberian, Trans-Mongolian, Trans-Manchurian and Baikal-Amur Mainline routes and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway, our most comprehensive guide to the Trans-Siberian Railway, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. * Looking for a guide focused on Russia or China? Check out Lonely Planet's Russia guide or China guide for a comprehensive look at all these countries have to offer; Discover China, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions; or Pocket Beijing, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond, Greg Bloom, Marc Di Duca, Anthony Haywood, Michael Kohn, Shawn Low, Tom Masters, Daniel McCrohan, Leonid Ragozin, Regis St Louis, Mara Vorhees 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 traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get to know your fellow passengers or just gaze through the window at the unfurling landscape, gawk at Moscow's Kremlin or glimpse Lake Baikal, Russia's sacred sea; all with your trusted travelcompanion. Get to the heart of the Trans-Siberian Railway and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Trans-Siberian Railway Travel Guide:

Colour 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 - the history of the railway, history of Siberian travel, Russian culture & cuisine, Mongolian culture & cuisine, Chinese culture & cuisine, landscapes & wildlife Over 60 maps Covers Moscow, St Petersburg Beijing, the Trans-Siberian, Trans-Mongolian, Trans-Manchurian and Baikal-Amur Mainline routes and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway, our most comprehensive guide to the Trans-Siberian Railway, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads lesstravelled.

Looking for a guide focused on Russia or China? Check out Lonely Planet's Russia guideor China guide for a comprehensive look at all these countries have to offer; Discover China, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions; or Pocket Beijing, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond, Greg Bloom, Marc Di Duca, Anthony Haywood, Michael Kohn, Shawn Low, Tom Masters, Daniel McCrohan, Leonid Ragozin, Regis St Louis, Mara Vorhees

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 traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get to know your fellow passengers or just gaze through the window at the unfurling landscape, gawk at Moscow's Kremlin or glimpse Lake Baikal, Russia's sacred sea; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the Trans-Siberian Railway and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Trans-Siberian Railway Travel Guide: *Colour 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 - the history of the railway, history of Siberian travel, Russian culture & cuisine, Mongolian culture & cuisine, Chinese culture & cuisine, landscapes & wildlife *Over 60 maps *Covers Moscow, St Petersburg Beijing, the Trans-Siberian, Trans-Mongolian, Trans-Manchurian and Baikal-Amur Mainline routes and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway, our most comprehensive guide to the Trans-Siberian Railway, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. * Looking for a guide focused on Russia or China? Check out Lonely Planet's Russia guide or China guide for a comprehensive look at all these countries have to offer; Discover China, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions; or Pocket Beijing, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond, Greg Bloom, Marc Di Duca, Anthony Haywood, Michael Kohn, Shawn Low, Tom Masters, Daniel McCrohan, Leonid Ragozin, Regis St Louis, Mara Vorhees 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 traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Plan Your Trip
  • Welcome to the Trans-Siberian Railway (p. 4)
  • Trans-Siberian Railway Map (p. 6)
  • The Trans-Siberian Railway's Top 16 (p. 8)
  • Need to Know (p. 16)
  • First Time (p. 18)
  • If You Like... (p. 20)
  • Month by Month (p. 22)
  • Choosing Your Route (p. 24)
  • Itineraries (p. 30)
  • Booking Tickets (p. 33)
  • Arranging Your Visas (p. 41)
  • Life on the Rails (p. 45)
  • Journey at a Glance (p. 52)
  • On the Road
  • Moscow (p. 56)
  • St Petersburg (p. 88)
  • Moscow to Yekaterinburg (p. 113)
  • Vladimir (p. 117)
  • Suzdal (p. 120)
  • Nizhny Novgorod (p. 127)
  • Perm (p. 132)
  • Around Perm (p. 136)
  • Kungur (p. 137)
  • Yekaterinburg to Krasnoyarsk (p. 138)
  • Yekaterinburg (p. 142)
  • Around Yekaterinburg (p. 149)
  • Tyumen (p. 150)
  • Tobolsk (p. 153)
  • Omsk (p. 156)
  • Novosibirsk (p. 157)
  • Tomsk (p. 162)
  • Lake Baikal: Krasnoyarsk to Ulan-Ude (p. 168)
  • Krasnoyarsk (p. 172)
  • Divnogorsk (p. 179)
  • Irkutsk (p. 179)
  • Listvyanka (p. 188)
  • Port Baikal (p. 192)
  • Bolshie Koty (p. 193)
  • Olkhon Island (p. 193)
  • South Baikal & the Tunka Valley (p. 195)
  • Ulan-Ude (p. 197)
  • Around Ulan-Ude (p. 203)
  • Eastern Baikal (p. 203)
  • Ulan-Ude to Vladivostok (p. 206)
  • Chita (p. 213)
  • Around Chita (p. 217)
  • Blagoveshchensk (p. 218)
  • Birobidzhan (p. 220)
  • Khabarovsk (p. 221)
  • Vladivostok (p. 227)
  • The Baikal-Amur Mainline (Bam) (p. 237)
  • Bratsk (p. 241)
  • Severobaikalsk (p. 242)
  • Around Severobaikalsk (p. 245)
  • Tynda (p. 246)
  • Komsomolsk-na-Amure (p. 247)
  • The Transmongolian Route (p. 250)
  • Kyakhta (p. 255)
  • Darkhan (p. 256)
  • Ulaanbaatar (p. 257)
  • Around Ulaanbaatar (p. 276)
  • Sainshand (p. 278)
  • Zamyn-Üüd (p. 280)
  • Dàtóng (p. 280)
  • Around Dàtóng (p. 283)
  • The Transmanchurian Route (p. 284)
  • Manzhouli (p. 288)
  • Ha'erbin (p. 290)
  • Chángchun (p. 296)
  • Shanhaiguan (p. 298)
  • Beijing (p. 301)
  • Great Wall of China (p. 327)
  • Understand
  • History of the Railway (p. 330)
  • Siberian & Far East Travellers (p. 345)
  • Russia Today (p. 350)
  • Russian Culture & Cuisine (p. 352)
  • Mongolia Today (p. 359)
  • Mongolian Culture & Cuisine (p. 361)
  • China Today (p. 367)
  • Chinese Culture & Cuisine (p. 369)
  • Landscapes & Wildlife (p. 375)
  • Survival Guide
  • Directory A-Z (p. 380)
  • Transport (p. 394)
  • Health (p. 402)
  • Language (p. 406)
  • Index (p. 422)
  • Map Legend (p. 430)