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Central Radio and Television Tower (Zhongyang Dianshita)
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
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. However, if the pollution level is at or above 200, you might as well forget about trying to go because you won’t be able to see anything. There is a fake production set of the CCTV news and you can pretend to be an announcer. There is an expensive restaurant at the top but we didn’t check it out. My wife didn’t enjoy it very much and I thought it was ok but it wasn’t anything to write home about.

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Reviewed 11 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.

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Reviewed 26 October 2015

The Antenna gives great views in pollution free weather. The rotating restaurant is 300RMB for a meal. The Observatory just over 100RMB. There is a cheesy TV studio mock up up the tower, and some over tit tat nick nack shops on the ground floor with token magicians and weird shows. The main star is the view though. I've been up at night and in day light - go up in daylight.

2  Thank YorkHiker
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Reviewed 4 October 2015

This place has beutiful modern architecture. Close to the pearl market. Easily accessible by Beijing metro.

1  Thank AshwinPBIndia
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Reviewed 9 September 2013

Definitely worth visiting if you have the time.
The tower when it lights up at night is quite beautiful. Most Beijinger's wouldn't recommend you coming here if it's your first time in Beijing.

While it is beautiful it's not worth the time and effort to come here there are much more beautiful and much more famous towers elsewhere in the world.

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While beautiful...not worth seeing if you don't have the time to do so.

2  Thank Alienandbear
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