Beijing Olympics: Beijing Olympic Venues
Beijing's Indoor Olympic Venues
Shi Chong Yin
Beijing is the host city of the the 29th Olympic Games. The 2008 Beijing Olympics will have 28 sports, of which 26 will be held in Beijing. Beijing has 31 Olympic venues, 11 new ones, 11 reconstructed venues and nine temporary ones. See a listing below of Beijing's indoor venues.
National Indoor Stadium 国家体育馆
The National Indoor Stadium located in the Olympic Green, on Bei Chen Road, Chaoyang can seat 19,000 people and has a space of 80,900 square meters. It will host events such as artistic gymnastics, trampoline and handball. The architecture has taken "the folding fan of China" as the inspiration for the design, while incorporating green features.
Bus: Yuntong 113，386，407，656，737，740，753，804， 827，939，944，983 to Beichen Qiao Xi （北辰桥西）or 510, 839 to National Indoor Stadium （国家体育馆).
Subway: Olympic Green (奥林匹克公园) subway station is the nearest station to this stadium.
China Agricultural University Gymnasium 中国农业大学体育馆
China Agricultural University (East Campus) is located at 17# Qinghuadong (清华东) Road, in the Haidian district of Beijing. The 23,950 square meter gymnasium has 6000 fixed seats with an additional 2000 temporary seats. Wrestlers from various countries will compete here for the wrestling gold medals.
Bus: Take Yuntong 103，355，392，398，419，478，490, 632，693, 753，810 to Jingshuyuan (静淑苑) or 26，Yuntong 110, 628，913，963 to China Agricultural University's East Campus (中国农业大学东校区).Subway: Wudaokou (五道口) subway station is the closest to this university. Go to Wudaokou first and then take a taxi. The university is about 2km from the station.
Take Subway Line 13 to Wudaokou （五道口).
Or Subway Line 5 to Lishuiqiaobei (立水桥北) Station and change to Subway Line 13 for Wudaokou Station.
Alternatively take Subway Line 10 to Zhichunlu (知春路) or Shaoyaoju (芍药居) stations and then, change to Subway Line 13 for Wudaokou (五道口).
Peking University Gymnasium 北京大学体育馆
Peking University Gymnasium is located on the Peking University campus. The sports hall covers an area of 26,900 square meters. The gymnasium can seat 7,557 people to watch the table tennis competition. The east gate of Peking University is close to the site.
Bus: Yuntong 106 Yuntong 114，Yuntong 118，209ye，332，333，394，718，732，808 to Beijing Daxue XiMen （北京大学西门) or Te4，Te6，Yuntong 105，Yuntong 110，Yuntong 205，307，320，355，365，498，681，696，697，699，717，731，737，801，814，826，982 to Zhongguanyuan (中关园). You can see the gymnasium opposite you as you arrive.
Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium 北京科技大学体育馆
Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium is located at #30 Xuanyuan （学院）Road, in the Haidian district of Beijing. The venue has a total area of 24,662 square meters, with seating capacity for 4,068 spectators with provision for 3,956 temporary seats. The Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium will host the Olympic Judo and Taekwondo competitions during the Beijing Games.
Bus: Take buses 307，484，630，726，836，957，all 2RMB to Beijing Kejidaxuebeimen Station （北京科技大学北门).
Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium 北京工业大学体育馆
Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium is located at #100 Pingleyuancun in the south eastern part of Beijing. The gymnasium is near the southern gate of the university. The total area of the sports hall is 22,269 square meters and the gym has more than 14 entrances. It will host the Olympic badminton and rhythmic gymnastics events at the 2008 Olympic Games.
Bus: Take any of buses 29，53，486，683，687 to Sifangqiaoxi (四方桥西)
Subway: Take Subway Line 10 to Jingsongzhan (劲松站) Station or Subway Line 1 to Guomao (国贸) and change to Line 10 for Jingsong (劲松) Station.