This attractive outdoor court was designed specifically as a volleyball venue for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. In ... More
Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground
This attractive outdoor court was designed specifically as a volleyball venue for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. In keeping with China's attempts at making the 2008 Games more "green," a "sun-chasing solar power generations system" has been installed, which is a solar-energy-converting mechanism that automatically moves to match the position of the sun, thereby collecting the optimal (maximum) amount of sunshine at all times. Fun fact: 17,000 tons of sand was imported from Hainan to cover the playing ground.
Tuan Jie Hu Park is located in the southwest part of the Tuan Jie Hu area, Chao Yang District. It
covers an area of 13.8 hectares with a water surface of 5.4 hectares. The park features a southern Chinese ...