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National Aquatics Center, Beijing

Also known as the 'Water Cube' Swimming and diving venue.

Also known as the 'Water Cube' Swimming and diving venue. Tickets to visit the inside of the Water Cube are sold throughout the day. The ticket office is inconveniently located by the tour bus parking lot at the northwest corner of the building (which is a fair hike from the building entrance at the southeast corner, facing the stadium). The building also sometimes now hosts sound and light shows in the evenings.


Hours

Sun

9:00

21:00

Mon

9:00

21:00

Tue

9:00

21:00

Wed

9:00

21:00

Thu

9:00

21:00

Fri

9:00

21:00

Sat

9:00

21:00

About National Aquatics Center

 Beijing

National Aquatics Center and Nearby Sights on Map

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National Stadium

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