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National Center for the Performing Arts

Address: No.2 Xichang'an Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100031, China
Phone Number: 010-66550000
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Ranked #12 of 1,198 Attractions in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Theaters & Stadiums
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Las Pinas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

It is a good spot to visit as it is not on the itinerary of most of the large tour groups. Come in the morning to appreciate it better.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

i was there with a friend of mine we went to see "MARCO POLO" deliciously performed the building is huge and modern the show was just amazing we enjoyed it very much!!!

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A great ,simple and magnificant design (Exterior) , There is a small pool ,in front of a silver egg doom, which absolutly double its view.I highly advise a short visit.

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Cleveland, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

took a subway from the hotel to visit the Natl Center for Perf Arts in the eveing - just to see the architecture of the building at night. Set in a pond of water, the 'egg' is a marvel to behold and captivates with its beauty.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were looking for something modern after all the palaces and temples and with the Olympic Park closed (for APEC) we decided to visit the NCPA. The building itself is stunning both inside and outside and we very much enjoyed walking around. The are side interesting displays about the building's design/construction and performances hosted. However, the real attraction was the... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Wonderful modern architecture right near Tain a men square and the Forbidden city! Great contrast..worth seeing!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I recently had a 5 night stay in Beijing and planned a few things I wanted to see. It is a really interesting city and I aimed for the more usual tourist areas (Tienanmen Square, Forbidden City, Olympic area, etc). Due to being unable to get into the Olympic area on my first attempt (the day before the Beijing Marathon... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I loved the architecture and the humorous modern statues in the hall. The exhibition hall had wonderful information about the operas of the season. The mordern building does not quite match with the old ones close By.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Must see the interior of building. Unlike anything I've seen before, Loved the design !! Should be cost free

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

If you like stunning modern Architecture then this is a must see in Beijing. State of the art, innovative, visually stunning. Would be in the top 10 sites of modern Architecture in China that I have been to. One of the top 3 in Beijing.

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