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Central Radio and Television Tower (Zhongyang Dianshita)

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Central Radio and Television Tower (Zhongyang Dianshita)

94 Reviews
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11 Xisanhuanzhong Lu, Beijing 100048 China
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roamingmrmrs wrote a review Mar 2019
Ontario, Canada92 contributions7 helpful votes
Super cool modern building best viewed from neighboring China world mall. Go to the mall and head to the top floor for some fancy food and cocktails. These restaurant have balconies with great views of cctv headquarters. Or, you can go down a level to a public access balcony and admire it from there. Can you see why locals call it the big pants?
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Date of experience: March 2019
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ekeat79 wrote a review Feb 2019
George Town, Malaysia557 contributions46 helpful votes
This tower is easily noticeable along the Beijing city skyline, due to its unique (and some say "radical") architecture, which resembles a pair of boxer shorts. For this reason, the tower is popularly known among the locals as "Boxer Shorts". Some important tips for those who wish to take photographs of this unique structure: - As the tower is relatively tall, do not stand too near the tower to snap your photos. Go somewhere further away (and one that is without obstructions) in order to get the best angle. - Snap your photos of the tower during the day, as it is only mildly illuminated at night and therefore has nothing much to offer for photo-buffs.
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Date of experience: December 2018
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LynsFrostee wrote a review May 2018
London, United Kingdom460 contributions177 helpful votes
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
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Date of experience: April 2018
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yossinir123 wrote a review May 2018
Tel Aviv, Israel3,541 contributions193 helpful votes
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 .
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Date of experience: March 2018
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zzzzdoc1 wrote a review Oct 2017
Largo, Florida615 contributions171 helpful votes
We had a great view of this beautiful building from our hotel room. It’s truly incredible architecture, pity they don’t give tours.
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Date of experience: October 2017
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