Table of contents for 1, 000 places to see before you die / by Patricia Schultz.


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INTRODUCTION • xi
THE STORY OF THIS BOOK x i • HOW THE BOOK IS ORGANIZED x v

EUROPE • 1
From Windsor Castle to the Highland Games of Scotland, Vezelay in Burgundy to Ávila in Spain, Count Dracula’s Castle in Romania to Santa’s Village in Finland
GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND 3 • ENGLAND • SCOTLAND • WALES • IRELAND • NORTHERN IRELAND • WESTERN EUROPE 90 • AUSTRIA • BELGIUM • FRANCE • MONACO • GERMANY • GREECE • ITALY • NETHERLANDS • PORTUGAL • SPAIN • SWITZERLAND • EASTERN EUROPE 290 • CZECH REPUBLIC • HUNGARY • POLAND • ROMANIA • RUSSIA • SCANDINAVIA 312 • DENMARK • FINLAND • ICELAND • NORWAY • SWEDEN

AFRICA • 3 4 3
From the Great Pyramids of Giza to the Imilchil Betrothal Fair in Morocco, Kenya’s Masai Mara to Namibia’s Skeleton Coast, South Africa’s Drakensberg Mountains to Stone Town in Zanzibar
NORTHERN AFRICA 345 • EGYPT • MOROCCO • TUNISIA • EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA 361 • BOTSWANA • ETHIOPIA • KENYA • MADAGASCAR • MALAWI • MALI • MAURITIUS • NAMIBIA • SEYCHELLES • SOUTH AFRICA • TANZANIA • UGANDA • ZAMBIA • ZIMBABWE

THE MIDDLE EAST • 397
From the Dead Sea to Jerusalem’s Old City, Petra in Jordan to Krak des Chevaliers in Syria, Dubai’s Gold Souk to Yemen’s Old Sana’a
ISRAEL • JORDAN • OMAN • SAUDI ARABIA • SYRIA • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES • YEMEN

ASIA • 417
From Beijing’s Forbidden City to Xi’an’s Terra-Cotta Warriors, Japan’s Sapporo Snow Festival to Calcutta’s Marble Palace, Turkey’s Whirling Dervishes to the Mekong Delta in Vietnam
EAST ASIA 419 • CHINA • JAPAN • MONGOLIA • SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIA 440 • BHUTAN • INDIA • IRAN • NEPAL • SRI LANKA • TURKEY• TURKMENISTAN • UZBEKISTAN • SOUTHEAST ASIA 475 • CAMBODIA• INDONESIA • LAOS • MALAYSIA • MYANMAR • PHILIPPINES • SINGAPORE• THAILAND • VIETNAM

AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, AND THE PACIFIC ISLANDS • 513
From the Sydney Opera House to Ayers Rock, New Zealand’s Tasman Glacier to the Cook Islands’ Dance Festival, the Sepik River in Papua New Guinea to Tonga’s Heilala Festival
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND 515 • THE PACIFIC ISLANDS 540• COOK ISLANDS • FIJI • FRENCH POLYNESIA • MICRONESIA
• PAPUA NEW GUINEA • TONGA • WESTERN SAMOA

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND CANADA • 5 6 1
From Alaska’s Inside Passage to Savannah’s Historic District, the Art Institute of Chicago to the French Quarter in New Orleans, the Las Vegas Strip to New York’s Finger Lakes Region, Monticello in Virginia to Jackson Hole in Wyoming, Skating the Rideau Canal in Ottawa to Heli-Skiing in British Columbia
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 563 • CANADA 747

LATIN AMERICA • 7 7 7
From the Mayan Ruins of Palenque in Mexico to Belize’s Barrier Reef, the San Blas Archipelago of Panama to Buenos Aires’s Tango Bars, Chile’s Wine Region to the Otavalo Market in Ecuador, Machu Picchu in Peru to the Penguin Rookeries of Antarctica
MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA 779 • MEXICO • BELIZE • COSTA RICA• GUATEMALA • HONDURAS • PANAMA • SOUTH AMERICA AND ANTARCTICA 804 • ARGENTINA • BOLIVIA • BRAZIL • CHILE • COLOMBIA • ECUADOR• PERU • URUGUAY • VENEZUELA • ANTARCTICA

THE CARIBBEAN, BAHAMAS, AND BERMUDA • 849
From Cap Juluca in Anguilla to the Shark Rodeo at Walker’s Cay in the Bahamas, Cuba’s Jazz Festival to Sailing the Grenadines, Old San Juan in Puerto Rico to Saba Marine Park
ANGUILLA • ANTIGUA • BAHAMAS • BARBADOS • BARBUDA • BERMUDA• BONAIRE • BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS • CAYMAN ISLANDS • CUBA• DOMINICA • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC • GRENADA • THE GRENADINES• GUADELOUPE • JAMAICA • MARTINIQUE • NEVIS • PUERTO RICO • SABA • ST. BARTHÉLEMY • ST. KITTS • ST. LUCIA • ST. MARTIN • TOBAGO • TRINIDAD • U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

INDEXES • 895
SPECIAL INDEXES 895 • ACTIVE TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE • ANCIENT WORLDS: PYRAMIDS, RUINS, AND LOST CITIES • CULINARY EXPERIENCES• FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL EVENTS • GLORIES OF NATURE: GARDENS, PARKS AND WILDERNESS PRESERVES, AND NATURAL WONDERS • GORGEOUS BEACHES AND GETAWAY ISLANDS • GREAT HOTELS AND RESORTS • LIVING HISTORY: CASTLES AND PALACES, HISTORICAL SITES • UNRIVALED MUSEUMS • ROADS, ROUTES, AND BYWAYS • SACRED PLACES • GENERAL INDEX 918


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Travel -- Guidebooks.