List of the famous landmarks that make up the Beijing skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Beijing architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Beijing are included on this list. Information about these Beijing buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Beijing and older historic landmarks.
This list has a variety of buildings, like Niujie Mosque and China World Trade Center Tower III, in it.
This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Beijing?"This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Beijing. Famous architectural houses within the city of Beijing are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Beijing Fengtai Stadium
Beijing Fengtai Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Beijing, China. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Beijing Guoan. The stadium holds 31,043. Fengtai Stadium was not used for football during the Beijing Olympics of 2008. ...more on Wikipedia
City/Town: Beijing, China
The Beijing Great Wheel, a 208-metre tall giant Ferris wheel, was to have been constructed in eastern Beijing's Chaoyang Park, one of the 2008 Summer Olympics venues. If it had been built, it would have become the world's tallest Ferris wheel, superseding the 165 m Singapore Flyer. The Great Wheel Corporation originally forecast the wheel would start turning on August 1, 2008, one week in advance of the Beijing-hosted 2008 Summer Olympics. In 2007, Chinese state media reported that construction had begun, with completion delayed until 2009 due to design issues. Completion was subsequently rescheduled for 2010. On 3 May 2010 it was reported that Great Beijing Wheel Co., the company set up to ...more on Wikipedia
Structural Height (m): 208.0see more on Beijing Great Wheel
The Beijing Hotel is a five-star state-owned hotel complex in the Dongcheng District of Beijing, China. It is located at the southern end of Wangfujing Street, at the corner with East Chang'an Avenue, 1.5 km from Beijing Railway Station with views of the Forbidden City and part of Tiananmen Square. ...more on Wikipedia
City/Town: Beijing, Chinasee more on Beijing Hotel
Beijing National Stadium, officially the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, is a stadium in Beijing, China. The stadium was designed for use throughout the 2008 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. The stadium is currently used mostly for football matches. ...more on Wikipedia
City/Town: Olympic Green, Beijing, China
Opened: Mar 01 2008
Structural Height (m): 69.2
Architect: Jacques Herzog, Ai Weiwei, Pierre de Meuron, Li Xinggang
Architecture Firm: Herzog and de Meuron, ArupSport, China Architecture Design & Research Group
Created By: Jacques Herzog, Ai Weiwei, Pierre de Meuron, Li Xinggang
Construction Started: 2003-03see more on Beijing National Stadium