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We did not go to any performances here, but certainly spend an hour or two looking at both the interior and exterior of the building. The exterior on a sunny day, and we had one, looks amazing as the metal exterior glints in the sun....More
The building is magnificent inside the lake and the interior is extremely well organized. We went and saw Romeo and Juliet by Gounod. it was a ravishment from the beginning to the end. And good surprise: the public is very young and eager to discover...More
This is stunningly beautiful. It was built as a cultural contribution for the Beijing 2008 Olympics. The CCTV building is known as the "chicken" - because it looks like chicken legs, the Olympic stadium is the "nest", this is the "egg". The approach to the...More
The magnificent NCPC is designed by French architect, Beijingers called it bird’s egg.
It’s a huge landmark sits right next to Tiananmen Square that you will not miss it when driving thru Changan street.
We had visited the building before. You have to pay some...More
Beautiful architecture, definitely recommended to go in, view the exhibition, and probably catch a free concert in the hall.
However if you decide to go for an classical concert or an opera, be prepared to meet some of the most intolerable audiences. Unlike audiences in...More
Walking around it was cool, but going in to see a show was even cooler.We went to a National Ballet about bulding a railway to Tibet, which I was worried would be boring propaganda, but it turned out to be well choreographed fascinating propaganda. That...More
By accident we happened upon this place. It is amazing. It is a performing arts center and museum all in one. It is just off/behind the main buildings on Tianamen Square. Wish we had had the chance to see a performance like a Peking Opera...More
If I had gone the performing artist route, this would be one of those ultimate venues to perform in. We didn’t really plan on taking a tour initially, but once I realized we could, the NPAC building seemed so massive that I just wanted to...More
Dear friend, we had planned a month and half in advance. Even after that we were not allowed to visit the premises on the day we had planned. Online booking is difficult due to restrictions on internet so I would suggest... More
Dear friend, we had planned a month and half in advance. Even after that we were not allowed to visit the premises on the day we had planned. Online booking is difficult due to restrictions on internet so I would suggest that you get it done through your Chinese travel agency in Beijing