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Water Cube

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No.11 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This large aquatic centre was built for the 2008 Summer Olympics. It is beautiful inside and out. It is a great place to take young kids who enjoy swimming and playing in the water park. The water slides tend to be the favourite of many...More

Date of experience: August 2018
12  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 9 November 2018

When we went to visit the water park in early November, we were very surprised to find it was shut down for the “off-season”. Not sure when it will re-open and all online information suggested it was still open daily. Strongly recommend calling ahead.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

I visited the Water Cube back in June 2018. All I can say is that it is beautiful but if don't set your bar too high. It is better to visit the Water Cube at night when they turn on the light but the Bird...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Gackss
Reviewed 3 October 2018

It is amazing what Chyna has done for the Olympic Park. The cube is so big. The Square in front of the cube is very cool.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Garry P
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We decided to visit the Olympic area and we entered in the Water Cube looking forward to seeing the Olympic pools where all the events happened. We were greatly disappointed. From the glory days, only the swimming pool remains, no the public stands or where...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sandrita007
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

This is the famous and architecturally unique swimming complex built for the 2008 olympics. Besides being a tourist spot, locals can use the pools

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

While in Beijing, decided to try famous Water Cube Olympic size swimming pool. Entrance fee 60RMB for 2 Hrs. Inside the building, there are lots to see: Art Gallery, Viewing Decks to Recreation Swim Pool, Warming Up pool and Olympic Size Pool, Restaurants, and Fast...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Igor K
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Don’t need to buy tickets going inside of the building. just take subway to Olympic park station, pass security check, and walk around the building. Bird’s Nest is in front of the building. I arrived too early, and waited a long time for lit the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank space M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Like so many other things in the City, this is illuminated at night with color changing LEDs. Did walk through and take pics of the pools; with swimmers in the family they were awed at the size of the warm-up pool and disappointed at the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank visagegyc
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Sneezing sight to see architecture wise was cool to swim in a place with all the history world records broken The water park is also worth the price to chill out and cool off

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rsenteno
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10 January 2018|
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Response from RoddyPayne | Reviewed this property |
Free to walk around on the outside - best seen in the evening to see the lights
28 September 2017|
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Response from Compass2101 | Reviewed this property |
Arrive late afternoon before dusk n sunset. Leave when dark.
13 April 2017|
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Response from lhp9 |
I went there on september 2017 and it was open.
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