The 2022 Winter Olympics, also known as XXIV Olympic Winter Games will be the 24th winter multi-sports event by IOC.
On July 31st, 2015 the 128th IOC session took place where Beijing was elected as the host city for winter games 2022. For the first time, China is going to host the Winter Olympics.
However, back in 2008 Beijing was the host city for the Summer Olympics and in 2022, Beijing will become the first city to host both summer and Winter Olympics. It will be consecutive fourth time that the Olympics are going to be held in East Asia.
Along with the new venues they are also planning to persist with some of the same venues used in 2008, whereas the Beijing National stadium will also be staged for the opening and closing ceremonies.
A few of the events will likely happen outside of the city, depending on the nature of the sports.
Bobsleigh, alpine skiing, and luge is going to be contested in Yanqing (Xiahaituo Mountain area) it’s just 56 miles northwest from the main Beijing city center.
What makes this particular venue fascinating is one fact: it doesn’t snow there!
“The Olympics grounds will be filled with artificial snow to recreate the same wintery scenic location in an astounding way.”
However, Chongli, Zhangjiakou is going to be the venue for skiing events.
The Winter Olympics 2022 is going to take place in Beijing, China.
There are many ways to get around Beijing, it totally depends on your preference. Beijing sports a very strong public transport system along with buses, trains and subways.
To travel more efficiently in Beijing, it is highly recommended to buy a rechargeable IC card named as Yikatong 一卡通. It can be used for both buses and subway, and it can easily be available at subway stations.
Subways are fast and up to the standard (signage in both English and Chinese).
Although they are usually crowded but obviously the fastest way to commute from one place to another.
Here’s a good news: taxis are bit cheaper in Beijing but sometimes it’s hard to find them because of the traffic jams. For your ease, you can search online about the local taxi companies and contact them to book your taxi ride.
One of the topmost recommended and award-winning hostels is The Peking International Youth Hostel. Travelers from all the world choose to find abode here. They have a wide range of rooms so you can choose the one which suits your needs. Join the A-list guests at the rooftop terrace to relax and enjoy your drinks.
To experience lively Beijing’s nightlife, Airbnb is the best place to live. The studio apartment is situated in the heart of the best party district of Beijing along with the traditional restaurants so you won’t ever miss out the delicious local food. They are also very reasonable in price.
Welcome to Beijing, the capital of the most populated country and one of the most culturally rich, traditional cities in the world. Although you’re here for the Olympics, there is a world to explore beyond that as well.
From historical landmarks to traditional foods and best nightlife, the city has everything for everyone.
Visit 798 Art District to fall in love with the Chinese contemporary art. You can also find the commercial galleries and some of the finest Chinese cafes in the premises.
Confucius Temple is a must visit place in Beijing. It was built in 1302 to pay tribute to the greatest sage of China and his never-ending legacy.
Experience the taste of delicious dumplings and soups of China. You can easily find their local delicacies around every corner, whether you go to street stalls or fancy restaurants. The delicious dumplings are served steamed or boiled, stuffed with pork and cabbage or chives along with the black vinegar to dip.
The Winter Olympics 2022 is expected to start from February 4 – 20, 2022
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