Thursday, August 7, 2008

National Stadium Beijing China

Venue: National Stadium
Location: Olympic Green
Total land surface: 258,000 sq m

The National Stadium, also known as the "Bird's Nest", is a key competition venue of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and the 13th Paralympic Games. The opening and Closing ceremonies of the two Games will take place here, together with the football, and track and field competitions. The stadium looks like a nest from the outside, symbolizing a cradle holding the hopes of mankind for the future. It is the iconic structure of the Beijing Olympic Games and has become a recognized landmark worldwide.

Olympic Events:
Opening & Closing Ceremonies, Athletics, Football final

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