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The Bird's Nest and the Water Cube

People's Daily Online)  16:17, September 10, 2012

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The Bird's Nest

Address
No. 1, South National Stadium Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing

Admission Fee
CNY50 for a visit to the National Stadium
CNY80 for skiing on weekdays
CNY140 for skiing on weekends and public holidays
CNY120 for a visit to the National stadium and the skiing on weekdays
CNY180 for a visit to the National Stadium and the skiing on weekends and public holidays
* CNY140 for Through Tickets of Beijing Landmark Tour, including the National Stadium, the National Aquatics Center, the National Centre for Performing Arts and the CCTV Tower; the ticket is valid for one month.

Opening Hours
9:00 to 18:00 on weekdays
9:00 to 21:30 on weekends and public holidays

Subway
Take Subway Line 10 to Beitucheng then switch to Subway Line 8 (Olympic Special Line): get off at Olympic Sports Center Station, get out of the station from Exit B1 (northwest exit) or Exit B2 (northeast exit), and walk north to Bird's Nest.

Bus Route
Take bus 82, 538 or 611 and get off at Guo Jia Ti Yu Chang Dong (National Stadium East) Station.
Take bus 18, 108, 124, 207, 328, 380, 387, 409, 426, 558, 653, 694, 758, 803, 849, 985 or 特2 and get off at Ao Ti Dong Men (Olympic Sports Center East Gate) Station.
Take bus 84 or 407 and get off at Ao Ti Xi Men (Olympic Sports Center West Gate) Station.

The Water Cube

Address
No.1, Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing

Fee
Admission Fee: CNY 30
Swimming in the training pool: CNY 50 for two hours (14:00-19:00 from Tuesday to Sunday)
Waterpark: CNY 200 including admission fee to enter Water Cube (10:00-21:30; ticket-selling stops at 20:30); CNY 160 for kids (1.2-1.4 meters tall).
*CNY140 for Through Tickets of Beijing Landmark Tour, including the National Aquatics Center, the National Stadium, the National Centre for Performing Arts and the CCTV Tower; the ticket is valid for one month.

Opening Hours
9:00-19:00 (Monday-Thursday); 9:00-17:00 (Friday-Sunday)

Bus Route

1. Take bus 510 or 839 and get off at Beichenxi Qiao Bei Station;
2. Take bus 386, 407, 656, 660, 689, 740, 753, 836 (fast line), 939, 944 (branch line), 983 or Yuntong113 and get off at Beichen Qiao Xi Station;
3. Take bus 328, 379, 419, 425, 484, 518, 628, 751, 836, 851, 913, 949, 963 or Yuntong 110 and get off at Wali Nankou Station.

Subway
1. Subway line 8: get off at Olympic Sports Center Station
2. Subway line 10: get off at Beitucheng Station, transfer to subway line 8 and get off at Olympic Sports Center Station

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(Editor:雪萌、叶欣)

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