Beijing

Water Cube

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, 11 Tianchen E. Rd.,
Beijing,

China,
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Olympic Pedigree: Home to swimming, diving, water polo, and synchronized swimming in 2008, and possibly where amphibious phenom Michael Phelps breaks Mark Spitz’s Olympic record of seven gold medals.

 

Be an Olympian: Chinese officials haven’t released details yet, but say that the Water Cube—an architectural wonder resembling a massive, membranous blue box built from soap bubbles—will become a water park for the public after the Games’ conclusion.