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Water Cube

No.11 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
+86 10 6483 8532
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No.11 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
+86 10 6483 8532
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully lit up at night. Watch a documentary on the construction before you visit and you'll really appreciate the design. The bubble feel softer than you'd expect. It's the sight Michael Phelps owned in 2008 winning eight Olympic Goal medals - photos / history on...More

Thank Compass2101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a tour and they brought us there to watch the water cube from the bridge near by and take pictures so we didn't go inside or near it at all. I guess there is a big pool inside just like any other...More

Thank BonVoyage7379
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A friend in Beijing bought me and my wife two tickets for swimming online, and we were supposed to collect the tickets at the door. When we got to the Water Cube, we were told to go from one kiosk to another. After having been...More

Thank ptseng
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The water cube is a swimming complex used in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. As such inside it is a large pool complex, but what makes it still amazing is the outside face and shape that at night is all lit up.

Thank Roddy P
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Located in Beijing sports complex area and set up for swimming in the Olympics. With the lights on at night, it looks like a giant ice cube and is quite attraction to visit day and night. If you are interested in visiting this sports complex...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is building literally looks like a cube. It is a swimming center that was used during olympic game of 2008. It is facing the famous bird's nest.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This area is great say or night. The Water Cube is better at night only. As it's average looking in the day but it has a light show at night. Pretty cool building

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The best way to get there is by subway. Get off at the Olympic Sports Center Station of Route No.8. Then follow the directions in the station, you will encounter a security checkpoint before you find the Water Cube. It is free admission. If you...More

Thank siu hong cyril S
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I was part of a tour group and we got to see outside the place as it wasn't on the list of things we are meant to go to. It was interesting to see it in the daytime but I would have like to have...More

Thank kelly11584
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We paid and then was told it was closing in 30 mins! It takes 15 minutes to walk to the cube from the pay point at the start of the park. You get in and it's a bit of a sweat box really. Lifts are...More

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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 EricWoon5385 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I visit in January during winter and is closed. Maybe is open but I think can check their website for more information.
8 February 2016|
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Response from LorraineD111 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in Sept 15 and it was open. The water park was excellent.