We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Water Cube

No.11 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
+86 10 6483 8532
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$140.00*
and up
Private Tour: Mutianyu Great Wall and Olympic Sites in Beijing
More Info
US$30.00*
and up
Beijing City Coach Tour: Hutongs, Beijing Zoo and Lama Temple
More Info
US$69.00*
and up
Full-Day Tour of Mutianyu Great Wall, Water Cube and Bird's Nest
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 20:00
LOCATION
No.11 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
CONTACT
Website
+86 10 6483 8532
Write a Review
Reviews (604)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 216 reviews

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 13 September 2017

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 9 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 28 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

3  Thank JH72
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Brazilian Barbecue (Crowne Plaza Wuzhou Hotel)
21 reviews
.90 km away
Bianyifang Roast Duck (JianXiang Qiao)
10 reviews
.79 km away
ZhiMa Hua (BeiChen West Road)
5 reviews
.28 km away
Subway (BeiChen ShiJi Center)
8 reviews
1.00 km away
Nearby Attractions
Niaochao National Stadium
1,125 reviews
.52 km away
Olympic Forest Park
212 reviews
.84 km away
National Indoor Stadium
69 reviews
.41 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
77sharifah
28 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Compass2101 | Reviewed this property |
Arrive late afternoon before dusk n sunset. Leave when dark.
1
Vote
Gents8
13 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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.
0
Votes
snihas
8 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from LorraineD111 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in Sept 15 and it was open. The water park was excellent.
0
Votes