- Dubbed the "Water Drop" for its tear shape, this modern architectural feat was created to host the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics football (known as soccer in the United States) event. The stadium can seat 60,000 spectators and covers an area of 78,000 square meters (840,000 square feet). In keeping with China's attempt to make the Olympic Games "greener," the stadium has high tech solutions for energy and waste, such as creating systems for recycling water and collecting solar energy. Construction began in 2003 and cost about 1.5 billion yuan, but the effort has created a structure that will be treasured for years to come.
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