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Central Radio and Television Tower (Zhongyang Dianshita)

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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Oct 21, 2017
“Beautiful building, but can’t go inside”
May 28, 2018
“Good view obviously”
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11 Xisanhuanzhong Lu | West 11, Beijing 100048, China
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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

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 .

Thank Yossi N
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.

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

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

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

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.

1  Thank Janne U
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

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The Tower is by no means a bucket list or top thing to do in China. It might not even be a must do, but if you have nothing else to do and want to visit a Beijing attraction, it might be worth your while....More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

It was difficult to get there by metro. Located near the 3rd Ring Road there is not much to see under the tower at night - the lit up builings are few kms far. So you need low level of smog, of course.

Thank lukasv621
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