MUST-SEE: BEIJING

Check out Beijing’s Must-See Buildings below.

 

Beijing National Stadium

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Architect: Herzog & De Meuron
Built: 2008
Type: Sports Stadium
Address:1 National Stadium S Rd, Chaoyang Qu, China
Open to the Public: Yes
Hours: April to October 7am – 7pm, November to March 7am – 5:30pm
Cost: CNY 50 (approx. $8 US)

Beijing National Aquatic Center


Architect: PTW Architects
Built: 2008
Type: Athletic Center
Address: 11 Tianchen E Rd, Chaoyang Qu, China
Open to the Public: Yes
Hours: May to October 9am – 8pm. November to April 9am – 6pm
Cost: CNY 50 (approx. $5 US)
Website: www.water-cube.com

CCTV TV Station HQ

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Architect: OMA
Built: 2008
Type: Office
Address: 32 E 3rd Ring Rd Middle, GuoMao, Chaoyang Qu, China
Open to the Public: No

Galaxy Soho


Architect: Zaha Hadid
Built: 2013
Type: Office, Retail
Address: 11 Tianchen E Rd, Chaoyang Qu, China
Open to the Public: Yes
Website: www.galaxysoho.sohochina.com

Guardian Art Center

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Architect: Büro Ole Scheeren
Built: 2018
Type: Cultural Center, Museum
Address: China, Beijing, Dongcheng, Wangfujing St, 88号8层
Open to the Public: Opening May 2018

National Center for the Performing Arts

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Architect: Paul Andreu
Built: 2007
Type: Theater
Address: 2 W Chang’an Ave, Xicheng Qu, China, 100031
Open to the Public: Yes
Website: www.theatrebeijing.com

Phoenix International Media Center

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Architect: BIAD UFo
Built: 2013
Type: Office, Retail
Address: Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi
Open to the Public: Yes

National Library

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Architect: KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten
Built: 2008
Type: Athletic Center
Address: 33 Zhongguancun S St, ZiZhu Qiao, Haidian Qu, China
Open to the Public: Yes
Hours: 9am – 5pm daily
Cost: Free
Website: www.nlc.gov.cn

Linked Hybrid

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Architect: Steven Holl
Built: 2009
Type: Offices, Housing, Commercial
Address: Dongcheng, China
Open to the Public: Yes

Chaoyang Park Plaza


Architect: MAD Architects
Built: 2017
Type: Commercial
Address: 1 Chao Yang Gong Yuan Nan Lu, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China
Open to the Public: Yes
Hours: Daily: 6:00am – 10:00pm

Digital Beijing Building

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Architect: Pei Zhu
Built: 1973
Type: Data Center
Address: Olympic Green, Chaoyang District
Open to the Public: No

LiYuan Library

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Architect: Li Xiaodong Atelier
Built: 2011
Type: Library
Address: Unknown
Open to the Public: Yes