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Experience a day in Hangzhou Asian Games Village

www.ehangzhou.gov.cn| Updated: August 30, 2023 L M S

A glimpse of the urban landscape and thoughtful village services

Upon entering the accommodation building, young volunteers welcomed the reporters with smiles and bows, creating an atmosphere of warmth and hospitality. From the balcony, they enjoyed views of the Qiantang River on either side of the towering buildings, with high-speed trains zipping across the modern urban scenery.

Their rooms were clean and tidy. Thoughtful touches such as hairdryer, washing machine, and clothing rack were also provided.

With everything in order, they visited the Athletes' Village Welcome Center, where they met representatives from various delegations. After passing through security checks and registration, the delegates boarded shuttle buses to their accommodations.


The luggage shuttle truck. [Photo/hangzhou2022.cn]

During lunchtime, the dining hall was bustling with people. A variety of dishes were available, and popular items were quickly replenished.

Hu Chuangang, deputy director of catering services at the Asian Games Village Operations and Management Center, said that the dining hall includs areas for hot meals, cold and room temperature meals, beverages, and display counters. The hot meals section offers a variety of cuisines including Chinese, East Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, and European flavors, while the display counters features freshly-grilled items like steak.


The dining hall is bustling with people. [Photo/hangzhou2022.cn]

In the afternoon, the reporters experienced more considerate services within the Athletes' Village. The commercial center housed facilities such as banks, supermarkets, laundry shops, and courier stations. Foreign athletes will be able to exchange currency at the bank and purchase Chinese specialty foods and souvenirs at the supermarket. The fitness center features various exercise equipment and a swimming pool.

A cultural center was also established within the village, showcasing traditional cultural arts with local characteristics and introducing technology-driven experiences like intelligent seal engraving, offering a blend of culture and technology.


The souvenirs shop. [Photo/hangzhou2022.cn]

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