“Where to See Ruins of Past Olympics” Discussion Thread

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You have forgotten add the most important item:(Well, it is not a ruin) the Olimpic stadium in Berlin of the Games of 1936.

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St. Louis, site of the 3rd Olympiad. Stadium on the campus of Washington University.


Rome Italy has remnants from its 1960 host city status. I believe some of the venues were going to be used for the Olympics during Mussolini’s tenure.

Plovdiv Bulgaria

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Not to forget Lake Placid, NY

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some among Turin 2006 Olympic structures are abandoned:

  • Olympic Village, now occupied by squatters
  • Bobsleigh / luge track, abandoned and crumbling
  • Biathlon track, abandoned and crumbling