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Olympic venues open to all

Source: | 09-23-2008 08:32

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

Visitors will be able to visit competition venues used in the Beijing Olympics over the week-long National Day holiday starting next Monday, on September the 29th.

Famous sites such as the "Bird's Nest" and the "Water Cube," would be open to the public, from 9 in the morning to 9 in the evening. Tickets will cost between 20 and 50 yuan. And for those who to take in every venue, there's a special pass costing 100 yuan that covers access to all Olympic sites.

Authorites say they expect more than 7 million tourists visiting Beijing during the upcoming National Day holiday, the first "golden week" holiday after the Olympics and Paralympics.