Beijing National Stadium
Beijing National Stadium, widely known as the Bird’s Nest for its appearance of a network of steel girders that resembles a bird’s habitat, was the main venue for the 29th Summer Olympics in 2008. The 91,000-seat stadium hosted the Olympics’ Opening and Closing ceremonies as well as athletic events. It owns 80,000 permanent seats and its largest capacity can reach 91,000. After the Olympic Games, the Stadium has been used to stage sports events at national and international levels, as well as cultural performances and entertaining activities.