Central Radio and Television Tower (Zhongyang Dianshita), Beijing

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Observation Deck
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. Central Radio and Television Tower (Zhongyang Dianshita) is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Beijing Edition.
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  • I love seeing buildings with unique architecture, and the CCTV building defiinitely fits the bill. If you see it from the right angle, it looks like it should absolutely be falling over. I'm not sure ...  more »
  • Closed to the public. You can't get in. The guards would not let me in. There is no observation deck. I tried to get in on both sides of the building and circled the building even which is almost 2 mi...  more »
  • I went to the CCTV Tower on an AQI~50 day at 3pm. I could see the mountains to the west and CBD to the east. The low-lying Forbidden City was perceptible, as were the distant Olympic Park buildings to...  more »