Beijing Olympic Park City Sculpture, Beijing

Beijing Olympic Park City Sculpture, Beijing

Beijing Olympic Park, known as Olympic Green, was purposefully constructed to host the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. This expansive park encompasses a total of 10 Olympic venues, 7 additional venues not used for competitions, and a lush forest park. Several of these structures have since become iconic landmarks of Beijing and stand as remarkable examples within the annals of architectural history – notable mentions include the Bird's Nest and the Water Cube.

In the present day, Beijing Olympic Park has evolved into a comprehensive public hub, serving a multitude of purposes such as hosting sports and cultural events, exhibitions, and concerts. It's a favored destination for leisurely strolls and kite-flying outings, especially on pleasant weather days.

This park offers a dual experience, allowing visitors to both marvel at contemporary architectural wonders and relish the natural splendor of the Olympic Forest Park. The vast open spaces encourage unhurried exploration, where encountering symbols of athleticism can kindle a connection to the indomitable Olympic ethos.

Within the confines of Beijing Olympic Park, an extraordinary assemblage of distinct masterpieces crafted by acclaimed sculptors hailing from various nations can be found. More than 80 sculptures have been artfully installed throughout the park, each a testament to the Olympic motto of "Citius, Altius, Fortius" – Latin for "Faster, Higher, Stronger." These sculptures captivate onlookers with their captivating shapes and innovative materials, effectively encapsulating the very essence of the Olympic spirit.

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Sight Name: Beijing Olympic Park City Sculpture
Sight Location: Beijing, China (See walking tours in Beijing)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Beijing, China

Create Your Own Walk in Beijing

Create Your Own Walk in Beijing

Creating your own self-guided walk in Beijing is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Beijing's Historical Temples Tour II

Beijing's Historical Temples Tour II

The places of worship are some of the best links to the city's history. The unique churches, Buddhist and Taoist Temples, and beautiful Muslim Mosques all tell great tales of the history of Beijing. Despite that many of them have been partially or completely destroyed over the years either by wars or by the changes of political power, a good number of them still remain. You can visit a few...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
Beijing's Historical Temples Tour I

Beijing's Historical Temples Tour I

Chinese temples are of unique beauty and have withstood many dynasties. However because the temples have always been connected to the imperial families, many of them were destroyed when the last dynasty ended in 1911. Nevertheless, a great number of beautiful temples with great history still stand in Beijing. Take this self-guided walking tour to discover a few famous temples in the northern part...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 Km or 0.6 Miles
Beijing City Center Walking Tour

Beijing City Center Walking Tour

A political, cultural, and economic center of China for the past eight centuries, Beijing is the newest of the country's Four Ancient Capitals.

The city boasts the grandest and best preserved imperial palaces, gardens and temples, including seven UNESCO World Heritage sites, such as the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Ming Tombs, Zhoukoudian, and parts of the Great Wall...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 Km or 2.3 Miles
Olympic Park Walking Tour

Olympic Park Walking Tour

The Olympic Park in Beijing was built for the Olympic and Paralympic Games of 2008. This modern complex represents a contemporary architectural approach as compared to the more traditional buildings that dominate the city. Among its signature items are the iconic Bird's Nest, otherwise known as the main Olympic stadium, and the beautiful Water Cube – the Aquatics Center for water sports.
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 Km or 3.5 Miles

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