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The National Stadium 国家体育场
14:36, July 16, 2008

A bird's eye view

A night shot

Venue: National Stadium;

Location: Olympic Green;

Total land surface: 258,000 sq m;

Permanent Seats: 80,000;

Temporary Seats: 11,000;

Competitions: Athletics, Football;

Post-Games use: The Stadium is to stage sports events at national and international levels, as well as cultural and entertaining activities;

Groundbreaking date: Dec. 2003;

Designer: Herzog & DeMeuron (Swiss) and China Architecture Design Institute;

Source: www.beijing2008.cn

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