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Central Radio and Television Tower (Zhongyang Dianshita): Tours & Tickets

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31 Mar 2019
“The Big Pants!”
27 Feb 2019
“Unique architecture... but that's about it”
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Reviewed 1 April 2019 via mobile

Super cool modern building best viewed from neighboring China world mall. Go to the mall and head to the top floor for some fancy food and cocktails. These restaurant have balconies with great views of cctv headquarters. Or, you can go down a level to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank roamingmrmrs
Reviewed 27 February 2019

This tower is easily noticeable along the Beijing city skyline, due to its unique (and some say "radical") architecture, which resembles a pair of boxer shorts. For this reason, the tower is popularly known among the locals as "Boxer Shorts". Some important tips for those...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ekeat79
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This is obviously a great place to gain a high up view of Beijing. It’s not central though so the view is t quite as amazing as hoped. To be honest the highlight for me was seeing the tower lit up at night. Very photogenic

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LynsFrostee
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Central Radio and Television Tower is amazing building from architectural point of view. We could not enter the building so we enjoy the amazing shape .

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank yossinir123
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We had a great view of this beautiful building from our hotel room. It’s truly incredible architecture, pity they don’t give tours.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank zzzzdoc1
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Firstly there are 2 CCTV buildings in Beijing confused here in some if the reviews and pictures The central CCTV tower was built in 1987-94 It is way out in west Beijing and is a tall tower a bit like the Shanghai tower with a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank jonworld
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Can't really get close to this building. Good for a photo or a selfie. Can't choose if it's ugly or creative. Exit C of metro

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I went to the CCTV Tower on an AQI~50 day at 3pm. I could see the mountains to the west and CBD to the east. The low-lying Forbidden City was perceptible, as were the distant Olympic Park buildings to the north. The finite amount of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank xgully
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Worh to visit. When i was there weather was not good. So much smoggy. I could not see so far. But it was nice place to visit. Cost about 90 rmb to visit. Sorry my bad english.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank JanneU34
Reviewed 26 June 2016

There is a rotating section at the restaurant. So you can sit and look all around Beijing while you enjoy your meal. The price is reasonable and the buffet food offer everything to everybody. There was even surprisingly good French fries. All soft drinks are...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Kim K
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