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National Centre for the Performing Arts Tickets

Spend a day in "The Giant Egg" - the biggest theater in Asia

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  • Visit the biggest theater in Asia, and learn about the innovative design by architect Paul Andreu
  • Walk through four different exhibition halls - the opera house, concert hall and two theaters
  • Get a chance to see China's biggest pipe organ, made up of 94 stops and 6,500 pipes
  • View current art exhibitions on display at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing
  • Catch a beautiful performance by guest musicians while you're there

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What To Expect

Asia's largest theater, the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing is easily a must-see when you're traveling in China, especially for art and performance art lovers, not to mention architecture lovers too. Shaped like a giant egg - hence it's famous nickname, "The Giant Egg" - its design by French architect Paul Andreu is one of the most innovative and recognizable in the world. In addition, the NCPA has played host to over 70 different productions and hundreds of exhibits since its inauguration in 2007, solidifying its role as one of the most popular places in China. If that sparks your interest, then this is surely a must-see attraction for you! Get discounted tickets to the NCPA and find yourself in awe of its amazing architecture, hundreds of exhibits, and more! Walk through the opera house, concert hall, and two theaters, and get a behind the scenes look at where the actors and musicians perform. While you're there, don't forget to look for Asia's largest organ pipe, or spend time inside any of the souvenir shops and purchase a little something to remember your trip by! If you're lucky, you might even be able to catch any of the free performances at the centre. With so much to see and do at the theater, you'll surely be in for a fantastic afternoon!

national centre for the performing arts beijing
Explore the National Centre of the Performing Arts, also known as "The Giant Egg" - Asia's largest theater
national centre for the performing arts beijing
The centre hosts a huge number of performances from Chinese operas, ballets, symphonies, music, dramas and more
national centre for the performing arts tickets
Walk through four exhibition halls - one opera house, one concert hall, and two theaters
national centre for the performing arts tickets
Feast your eyes on the largest pipe organ in Asia with 94 stops and 6,500 pipes
national centre for the performing arts beijing
NCPA also showcases several kinds of exhibitions - from paintings, to sculptures and more!
Activity Information


  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
Not Inclusive Of

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  • Performance/show tickets
Insider Tips

Insider Tips:

  • The National Center provides free guided tour of the center in Chinese, please check with the ticket office for the exact time and meet up location
  • If you'd like to go on a Private English Tour of the centre (at own cost), advanced bookings are highly recommended. Please call at 8610-66550871 or 0879 for fax
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Children age 0-17 and seniors 60+, please inquire at the ticket office directly
  • Children 1.2 meters and below must be accompanied by an adult at all times
  • Dangerous objects, smoking and use of fire are prohibited inside the centre
  • Please do not bring food, beverages and bottled water into the theater
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified
  • You must redeem this voucher for your entry ticket at the ticket office

Opening Hours:

  • 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Last admission: 4:00pm
  • Open daily (except on Mondays)


  • 2 Xi Chang An Jie, Xicheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China
  • See below for a guided map of the National Centre for the Performing Arts

How To Get There:

  • By Subway: Take line 1, Tiananmen West Station, Exit C
  • By Bus: Take bus no. 1, 22, 37, 52, 728, 802 to Tiananmen West Station
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 72 hours prior to the activity
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