Olympic Green Convention Center, Beijing

Olympic Green Convention Center, Beijing

Spread over a massive 1,135 hectares, the Olympic Green is divided into a central area and a forest park. One of the prominent buildings at this venue is the Olympic Green Convention Center. Along with 13 other centers here, the convention center played a major role during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

The three concepts of technology-empowered, culture-enriched and environmental friendly Olympics is reflected in the Olympic Green’s construction, design, location and post game usage. This venue was open to public after the Olympic Games and is being developed as an active center for sports competitions, entertainment programs, cultural programs, displays, conferences and shopping.

Olympic Green Convention Center was host to events such as shooting, fencing and modern pentathlon fencing disciplines during the Olympics. Covering an area of 270,000 square meters, this center is used as the Main Press Center and International Broadcast Center during exhibitions and conventions.

Tourists from all over the world flock to Olympic Green and tour the impressive buildings here. On your trip to Beijing, pay a visit to this venue that saw feverish, frenzied activity during the prestigious 2008 Olympic event. While there, do not miss out the well equipped, state-of-art Olympic Green Convention Center also known as the National Convention Center.

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Sight Name: Olympic Green Convention Center
Sight Location: Beijing, China
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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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: 1.8 Km or 1.1 Miles
Beijing City Center Walking Tour

Beijing City Center Walking Tour

Beijing has been a political, educational, cultural and economic center for centuries. Today, it is one of the greatest remnants of the Chinese Imperial past. Along with its famous City Wall and Forbidden City, this self-guided walking tour will take you through Beijing's most popular attractions in the heart of the city.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 Km or 2.3 Miles
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
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: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles

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