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The Central TV Tower is the 3rd highest tower in China with the height of 405 meters (including the antenna).

The TV Tower is located in Haidian District of Beijing, It contains broadcasting equipment for China Central Television and also has a function hall, an observation deck, an indoor viewing room, a restaurant as well as some exhibition halls.

The big function hall (at 242 meters), "Convective Cloud Hall", is a place to hold luxury celebrations;

The open-air observation deck (at 238 meters) offers panoramic views of Beijing city. A high-power telescope can be used for free. Since 1994, the central television tower climbing competition is held annually, race participants need to climb throughout 1484 level leading up to the 238 metre-high observation deck;

The indoor viewing room is on the 19th floor, which is 225 meters high;

The slowly revolving restaurant (at 221 meters). One revolution completes every 90 minutes;

The TV Theme Hall (at 225 meters);

The round veranda (at 6 meters) - shows and communication activities involving science, culture, art, etc., are held here.

Travel Tips:

Best time to visit: Choose a day when the air is particularly clear. A good time to go is late afternoon, so that you can see the city both in daylight and lit up at night.

Directions: take bus No. 323, 624, 809, 811, 40, 64, Yuntong102, Yuntong 103, Yuntong 201, Yuntong 108, 374, 394, 944, 836, 631, and get off at Hangtian Bridge South stop; take Subway Line 1, get off at Gongzhufen Station and walk north.

Admission Fee: RMB 50
Opening Hours: 8:30--22:00, stop selling ticket: 21:30
Website (English): www.ctvt.com.cn/english/

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