Olympic Park in Chaoyang District will be the heart of
the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. It is on the northern
end of Beijing's axis and covers 12.15 square kilometres
(sq.km). To the north lies the Olympic Forest Park. To
the south are: 14 stadiums, Olympic Village, Media Centre,
International Radio and TV Centre, National Sports Museum,
China International Exhibiton Centre and National Olympic
After 2008, Olympic Park plans to become Beijing's biggest
multi-function community with trade centres, business
centres, exhibition halls, large-scale stadiums and entertainment
facilities. It will be the one of Beijing's landmarks.
The National Swimming Centre and the National Stadium
are shown in the photo.