Central Radio and Television Tower (Zhongyang Dianshita), Beijing

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Take in the sprawling cityscape from a lofty vantage point at Central Radio and Television Tower (Zhongyang Dianshita), a landmark of the Beijing skyline. Completed in 1992, the structure serves as a broadcasting tower for Central China Television, and features an informative area regarding the company on the third accessible level. Head to the 238 m (781 ft) observation deck, and then dine in the rotating restaurant high above the city. You'll need to pass a security check upon entry to the tower, and food and drink is not permitted inside. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Beijing holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Central Radio and Television Tower (Zhongyang Dianshita) and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We had a great view of this beautiful building from our hotel room. It’s truly incredible architecture, pity they don’t give tours.  more »
  • Central TV Tower on the west side, a very visible building building, a glance, you can see the whole picture, the TV tower is the core of once CCTV, is the landmark of the sea.
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  • Firstly there are 2 CCTV buildings in Beijing confused here in some if the reviews and pictures The central CCTV tower was built in 1987-94 It is way out in west Beijing and is a tall tower a bit like...  more »

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