Things To Do Near Olympic Stadium in Beijing

Beijing made global headlines with their impressive infrastructure development around the 2008 Olympics. The creation of the Olympic Green and Olympic Village in the north of the city was a monumental undertaking that resulted, ultimately, in a beautiful athletic zone. Today, the Olympic Village is still worth a visit to gaze in awe upon the Bird's Nest, Water Cube and the impressive avenue that caters to both of them.

Around the Village there are multiple venues worth a visit. You'll want to stop at the Bird's Nest and Water Cube, but the archery field was also in the vicinity, as was the hockey stadium, tennis court and gymnasium. A stroll around these fields is enjoyable, though recently the city has undertaken new construction in the area, including plans to connect the Olympic subway line 8 to the longstanding line 13, making the line more versatile for local commuters.

The Olympic Village isn't the only thing in the area. You'll find the Yan Huang Art Museum within walking distance of line 8, a beautiful tour through Chinese art and cosmopolitan culture. Nearby, you'll find the Chinese Sports Museum, which explains the country's long history in athletics, culminating in the 2008 hosting of the Olympics which the world viewed as a monumental success.

2008 Summer Olympics Beijing

Various Venues

One World, One Dream... read more

Beijing Olympic Green Archery Field

Olympic Green

Land of the Lost Arrows... read more

Yingdong Natatorium of National Olympic Sports Center

National Olympic Sports Center

Not Your Average Swimming Hole... read more

Beijing Olympic Green Hockey Stadium

Olympic Green

Hockey's Olympic Anniversary Field... read more

Olympic Green Tennis Court

Olympic Green

Efficient, Green Olympics... read more

Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium

Olympic Sports Center

Revamped Stadium... read more


1号 Beichen Huayuan Rd

Olympic Green Area and Olympic Village... read more

Yan Huang Art Museum

9 Hui Zhong Road, Asian Games Village
Chao Yang District

Largest Private Gallery in Beijing... read more

China Sports Museum

A3 An Ding Road
Chao Yang District

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Tiandi Theatre Acrobatics Show-Discount Show Tickets Booking, map, seat map

Chaoyang, 朝阳区, 北京市, China, 100101

An easy place to pick up cheap tickets... read more
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