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Beijing, China: 2008 Summer Olympic Games

Following the Hutong home cooked luncheon and tour, we made our way to 2 of the arenas/venues where the 2008 Olympics were held – Beijing National Stadium (aka Bird’s Nest) and Beijing National Aquatic Center (aka Water Cube).

After the Olympics, the Water Cube was renovated into a water park. It appears that this venue will also be used in the Winter Olympics (curling).



From the Olympic Games to current day use, the Bird’s nest is generally only being used for football (soccer) matches. It is said that it will be used again as a venue for the 2022 Winter Olympics and the Paraolympics.



Bam! Happy travels friends!

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