Trip Planner:   Asia  /  China  /  Beijing  /  Sightseeing  /  Beijing Urban Planning Exhibition Hall

Beijing Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Beijing

3.6
#74 of 324 in Sightseeing in Beijing
Government Building Tourist Spot
The Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall is an urban planning museum located at 20 Qianmen E St, beside Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. The exhibition hall opened to the public on the 9 September 2004, and features a scale model of the entire Beijing metropolitan area, as well as multimedia exhibits on the history, current situation, and future of urban planning in Beijing.
Make Beijing Urban Planning Exhibition Hall a part of your Beijing vacation plans using our Beijing vacation generator.
Source
Create an itinerary including Beijing Urban Planning Exhibition Hall
map
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
44 reviews
Google
4.3
  • We decided to go here because even though very few people have reviewed on the Trip Adviser site, everyone who went seemed to think it was fantastic so that convinced us to go. It is on the south east...  more »
  • If you really would like to understand the geography and development of Beijing, start here. The history and future of Beijing is presented in an exemplary way, please see the movie, it will enable yo...  more »
  • Interesting displays and movies although you have to time it to see the main 3D movie as it isn't shown between 11:30 and 2:30. The scale model is really neat- we could see where our accommodation is ...  more »
Google
  • It's 150 m walk from exit B of the Qianmen metro station on line 2. Gate fee is 30 RMB. The museum spans 4 floors. English is sparse. The exhibits did not provide good outline of Beijing city planning. Most exhibits stood alone without any focus on how either a city mandate or technology advancement pushed the city forward. For example, there was an animated visual of the evolution of transportation. There was no explanation of the replacement of the sedan chair to the modern speed trains increased the number passengers. We know this intuitively, but numbers and facts helps drive the point. This was the case for a lot of the displays. Many of the movie show times were not running. The 1:750 scale model of Beijing is really cool. The museum needs a refreshed modern look and service.
  • The Beijing City Planning Hall, official name Beijing Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, is located in the southeast corner of the famous Tiananmen Square. Opened to the public on Sep.9th, 2004, it is one of the AAAA scenic spots in Beijing. The Beijing City Planning Hall was rebuilt on the basis of the former well-known Front Gate Shopping Mall. Since its opening, it has received more than 4 million visitors from home and abroad, including the paramount leaders in China and dignitaries from more than 90 countries. The Beijing City Planning Hall is one of the best places to know the long history of Beijing, which showcases the great achievements of Beijing urban planning construction, as well as the future development. For example, because there used to be a height limit on the buildings in Beijing, so virtually there are very few skyscrapers in the city. The highest building in Beijing right now is only 330 meters high and located in CBD. A new building called China of Honor is being built in CBD now, which is going to be 528 meters in height in 2016. Visitors could see its model on the second floor of the Exhibition Hall. With a floor space of 16,000 square meters and exhibition area of 8,000 square meters, the 4-storey Exhibition Hall is also playing a role as the patriotism-education base as well as a platform for the international experts and scholars to exchange ideas.
  • The Museum's main exhibits related to urban planning. Have a large diorama of the Beijing city. Is the floor of the diorama around acrylic panels, be sick ground is covered by water. When in dioramas specifically iron pillar between the toes and the boundary line past the sneakers, to discharge. Diorama in addition to video exhibitions and hands-on exhibits; Large screen video displays buy tickets at outlets at different rates. Just east of the base iron 2 Qianmen station.
    View original
  • 北京的古朝與現在,不虛此行。

Plan your trip to Beijing

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Beijing

Beijing offers accommodations to suit the needs of every traveler, with clean, affordable hostels open to foreign backpackers, practical mid-range hotels for the business trip and group tour, and luxury four- and five-star hotels available at reasonable prices. Look for location first: map your overnight accommodations to the attractions you want to see, because staying far from the central business district and city center can mean a lot of time in transit.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Plans in Beijing by other users

15 days in China BY A USER FROM CROATIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in China BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Beijing, Xi'an & Shanghai BY A USER FROM CANADA August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 6 days in Beijing BY A USER FROM MONGOLIA July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in China BY A USER FROM CANADA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in China BY A USER FROM HONG KONG September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in China BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Beijing BY A USER FROM INDONESIA August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in China BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Beijing BY A USER FROM INDIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Xi'an, Beijing & Shanghai BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Beijing & Shanghai BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans