Seoul Olympic Park

Another addition to my Olympic Parks collection is Seoul’s 1988 Olympic Park. I was in Seoul for a day so I was only able to go to the park at night. It probably wasn’t the wisest thing to do since the park was poorly lit and it was pretty empty. To top it all, I…

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Athens: First Olympic Stadium

When I was in Athens, I was able to see the First Olympic Stadium aka the Panathenaic Stadium. It was awesome because this was where the first modern Olympic games were held in 1896. What’s more awesome is that the stadium’s site was where the ancient games were held in honor of the Goddess Athena. The stadium was…

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Olympic Park Barcelona

Barcelona hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics. This was significant because it was the return of the Olympics to Western Europe after the tragedy in Munich in 1972. It was also the 20th anniversary of the Munich massacre. The 1992 Summer Olympics was also the last time it was held in the same year as the…

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Olympiapark Munich

The award for best Olympic Park landscape would go to Munich. I haven’t been to all of them yet but so far, Olympiapark looked like it could be part of Hobbiton. Ok, maybe not. As you know, Germany has a turbulent past. Olympiapark Munich’s violent history is an unfortunate part of that. The park was…

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Olympiastadion Berlin

The Olympic Park in Berlin is probably the most historical ever. It was used for the 1936 Summer Olympics. It was also used by Nazi Germany for their propaganda during Hitler’s regime. The Olympiastadion is now used for major events and visitors are welcome anytime. For more information visit Olympiastadion Berlin. There was something eerie…

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