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Visiting Us

Directions to NAOC

Address: National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences, A20 Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100012, China

From the airport
Taxi: Take the Northern Fifth Ring highway and exit at Aolin West Road, which will turn into Beichen West Road. NAOC is at the north-west cornor of the intersaction of Datun Road and Beichen West Road. The fare is about RMB 90 Yuan (Print out and show this direction to the taxi driver).
Airport Shuttle: Take Route No. 6 (Direction: Olympic Games Village, but note that the English webpage might still show the earlier direction Wangjing). Get off at The Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR). NAOC buildings are just north to those of IGSNRR.

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