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"2008" 2008 Olympics (venues) Tip by bokononist

2008 Olympics (venues), Beijing: 9 reviews and 11 photos


Apparently some kind of big sporting event will be held here in 6 years. The 2008 Olympics are EVERYWHERE you look in Beijing - I was there just a month after the city won the bid and every cab has a sign that says "Build New Beijing - Hold Great Olympics" and people are so happy to talk to you about it. They've gone on a major tree-planting spree and are working on shutting down factories and decreasing pollution, building major new facilities - all for the event! It should be fantastic. Make plans to be there in 2008 - I doubt I'll even recognize the city anymore so maybe it's better to go now and see it while you can still catch glimpses of the hutongs and history of this great city.

Theme: Sports Watching

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 1, 2002
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