You Need a COVID Test to Visit These Beijing Sights – Thatsmags.com

As the May Day holiday approaches, a number of tourist sites in Beijing will require visitors to show proof of a negative nucleic acid or antigen test for COVID-19.

See a list of rules below:

Universal Beijing Resort (including Universal Studios Beijing, Universal City Walk Beijing, The Universal Studios Grand Hotel and NUO Resort Hotel)

Required: proof of negative test result issued within 24 hours

READ MORE: Visiting Universal Beijing Resort? You need a COVID test

National Stadium (Bird’s Nest) and National Aquatics Center (Water Cube)

Required: proof of negative test result issued within 48 hours

All scenic spots in Pinggu District

Required: proof of negative test result issued within 48 hours

Shunyi Olympic Water Park

Required: proof of negative test result issued within 24 hours

Homestays located in villages in Beijing (such as Cuandixia)

Required for anyone checking in: proof of negative test result issued within 48 hours (applicable from April 30 to May 4)

Hanshiqiao Wetland Park

Required: proof of negative test result issued within 24 hours


The following places will temporarily close during the May 1 holiday:

Yonghegong Lama Temple (closed from April 27)

Big Air Shougang (closed from April 27)

Shijingshan Amusement Park (closed from April 27 to April 30)

Grand Théâtre National (closed from April 26 to April 30)

Badaling National Forest Park (NOT Badaling Great Wall) (closed from April 26)

Beijing Bell and Drum Towers (closed from April 30)

Qinglongxia Scenic Area (closed from April 23)

Also note that in Chaoyang Park, all camping and other activities that “involve gatherings” are currently not permitted.


A total of 34 new locally transmitted cases, including two asymptomatic cases, were recorded between 3 p.m. on April 28 and 3 p.m. on April 29, as announced during the 318th epidemic prevention and control press conference. COVID-19 by Beijing Information Office.

A total of 228 locally transmitted cases have been recorded in the capital since April 22.

Recently, on April 27, a confirmed case was recorded in Shijingshan District; the region has recorded a total of only 16 cases since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.


[Cover image via Weibo/@人民网]