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Address: No.11 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
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Visited this just to see the building g but perhaps not worth 60 of the local currency to enter. For an Olympic pool it is impressive in its design and it does stand out as a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
Toowoomba, Australia
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Ende, Indonesia
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a swimming pool, i was here and as what i guess, nothing to see, just an empty pool, no one can jump into the pool, lot of tourist and that's all. Do not wasting time here if you are here in beijing for a short trip. Really there's nothing to see other than nice building

Thank Steven W
Winnipeg, Canada
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Having searched the internet for information on the water cube park and found nothing, we decided to make the trek out to Olympic Park. We were so disappointed to discover the water park is closed until next year (they should really update their website). It looked like it had not be open for a long time, judging by the dust.... More 

Thank kcifuentes
Cork, Ireland
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179 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

After seeing it n TV during the Olympic we took the opportunity to visit when were in Beijing. The architecture from the outside looks amazing and especially when it's lit up. There's a charge to go inside and if you want to swim in the pool you have to do a test to prove so, otherwise you're confined to the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Trekked out to the Olympic park as read they had turned the Aquatics Centre into a water park. Much to our disappointment all the slides were closed. Maybe this is a seasonal thing? Even so we were able to see the Olympic pool from 2008 and we went for a swim in the public pool which they have built within... More 

Thank Christopher S
Toowoomba, Australia
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554 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this just to see the building g but perhaps not worth 60 of the local currency to enter. For an Olympic pool it is impressive in its design and it does stand out as a venue coupled with the Olympic stadium next door. Worth a look

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Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Two families visited on October 8th 2016. You pay about 20rmb per person to get into the Water Cube as it's kind of a tourist attraction (You can see the Olympic swimming and diving boards.) Buy the ticket when you enter the Olympic Park. Once inside the Cube you pay 180 rmb per adult and 60rmb per child under 1m.... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This is the place where swimming legend Michael Phelps won 8 gold in 2008 beijing olympics! Design was unique and you can even swim in the pool but not where the competition are being held and they have an area for kids and adult to play slides! Cost 168yuan, didn't have a chance to try it as we didn't bring... More 

Thank Kleiser
Manassas Park, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

A lot of the locals go here to use the water park. It was the venue for the Beiing Olympic games. It is an impressive building and well worth seeing. However, better to use the facility and children loves it.

Thank nmontesa877
Beijing, China
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402 reviews
273 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Not the first time being here, but this time really disappointed of what we saw. Seems that this place has received maintenance only on the outside; but on its insides its another story. Not recommended to visit if you don't plan to swim, there is nothing else see or do in this place. Better spend your time jogging at the... More 

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Zeitz, Germany
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The water cube seems in better condition than the stadium. Arrangement inside is interesting and the excitement pool looks fun - just was fully packed with people which could reduce the fun a lot. Overall a must for Olympia enthusiasts. Others feel free to skip it

Thank mic1276

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