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Water Cube, Beijing

(3.1/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Used as the official swimming facility for the 2008 Olympics, Water Cube today serves as an international center for water sports, wellness, and leisure activities. Designed with a combination of traditional Chinese themes and modern technology, the cube-shaped structure represents the first large-scale project that utilized pneumatic cushions as membrane coating. Bring your swimwear and head to the indoor waterpark for entertaining rides, pools, and river simulations. You can also rejuvenate your body at advanced spa facilities. Water-themed restaurants serve gourmet meals, and the business section offers various souvenirs as well as thorough information about the Olympic Games' swimming events. Add Water Cube to your Beijing travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Beijing vacation builder.
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  • If TripAdvisor would let me, I would give you a one word review - "Depressing, or Lame" but I can't so I'll make it a sentence - "You will pay 30 RMB for the privilege of looking at a swimming pool" -...  more »
  • 30 yuan entry charge ... saw this walking through Olympic village and chose it is as the stadium (Birds nest) cost more but looked less interesting. Not much going on inside actually... water theme pa...  more »
  • Stunning and beautiful. Worth a few pictures, and of course the birds nest is next door But that's it... When I was there it looked like an ancient bath inside, not sure when there was water in their ...  more »